Alone but Strong

Single mother of two beautiful girls trying to rebuild my life. One day at a time.

Category Archives: Life

Calm

It’s been a little scary lately, my ex has been very nice and agreeable. If it was any other person I would be thrilled, but it makes me wonder what is he planning? What is his agenda? One example, he’s let me drop the girls off at his office instead of his new house, saving …

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Phantom Limb – I swear it’s right there

I was reading this post today and though I don’t feel that urge to share with my ex any longer, I got reminded about it this weekend. I was out with the man I’ve been dating for the past 3 months and we met a trainer at the gym where both I and his ex …

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Why Does It Have To Be So Hard?

It’s been almost two weeks and nothing has been decided. There has been a few e-mails back and forth but he takes his time between every single one of them. We are now trying to agree on dates moving forward based on the current parenting agreement since we have nothing decided after August 25. The …

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Here We Go Again

So before our trip, things blew up with my ex regarding parenting time for the future, you can read more about it here. So after we came back I sent an e-mail on Monday July 22 asking when he would be available for mediation so that I can set it up. No answer. Monday August …

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One Year Anniversary

Happy one year anniversary to this blog! I’d like to thank everyone for reading and commenting. It’s amazing what a difference a year can make. I am so much happier and in such a wonderful place right now that I feel like thanking my ex husband for wanting out. It was a toxic relationship and …

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Ex In-laws Follow-Up

As all my friends and all of you who read and commented on my post Ex In-laws said, contact your ex mother-in-law. So I did. I invited her to stay with me and my parents so that she could see her grand daughters. Her daughter then contacted me and asked if she, her new husband …

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Too Good…

Yes, I think my ex thought things were going to good for me. I’ve been very quiet these past 2 weeks because I don’t know if he is monitoring my blog, I don’t think so, I don’t think he would ever suspect me of writing one, but if he does I didn’t want to risk …

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Moving

So my daughters have been saying that they are moving (ex and E are moving in together). Last week they said that it would happen this weekend, so I sent an email to him asking is this true and pointed out that he has to, per our agreement, tell me 45 days in advance of …

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Ex In-laws

I read the post What to do about the In-laws? today and it reminded me of a dilemma I have. I had a really great relationship with my mother-in-law (my ex’s father passed away before I met him). When we moved from Sweden to the US, she would come visit several times a year and …

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What A Difference A Year Makes

I realized today that my ex wedding anniversary was three days ago, on Monday. I did not even think about it until I happened to look at the calendar and something was nagging me, I had the feeling I had forgotten something… I can’t tell you what a relief it was to think about that …

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