Are you ready?

AP sent me this song, a few weeks into our relationship. Such a beautiful song. Such a beautiful video. Such beautiful sentiment. Dancing, like that. So tenderly. Dressed in your finest clothes. Just for each other’s pleasure. Having someone whisper such words in your ears. It’s the stuff I’d always hoped for and dreamed of.…

Am I lonely?

I have a therapy session tomorrow, so I’ve been in reflective mode, thinking about what I’d like to discuss. This question keeps popping up – am I lonely?  I know I am not alone. I live with my children. I have great family and friends. I have AP. My children are wonderful companions. I enjoy…

Remember

When you’re feeling low, Remember how loved you are, By those who know The real you: the shiny star, Guiding others through times of woe. When you’re feeling low, Remember the good times you’ve shared, With those who know How to make you feel less lonely and scared, A safe harbour; always somewhere to go.…

Strong

I’ve had a tough weekend. My daughter is having a slump.  She’s always emotional and tearful when she comes home after visiting her dad. It usually takes her a few days to settle again.  But this time, she’s not managed to bounce back. The sadness has stayed with her all week.  She’s having trouble getting…

Unleashing the pain

It’s 16 months and three weeks since the bomb was dropped. And I think I am finally really feeling the sadness and beginning to properly release the pain. Over the last two weeks, I have been very tearful. I can’t hold back the tears when I talk about it/him/us (I haven’t done that for well…