Meliorism – noun. A belief that the world tends to improve and that humans can aid its betterment

How fortuitous that I should stumble across this new word! Since I started my blog, I have had feedback from those women I know, and those I don’t, telling me how my story resonates with their own either wholly or tangentially. What they also say is they have found comfort from knowing they are notContinue reading “Meliorism – noun. A belief that the world tends to improve and that humans can aid its betterment”

What will the Children Say?

In the time I have taken to slowly rebuild my life after divorce, I can confidently say that I have always kept my children and their emotions well within my radar. I believe mothers have been blessed with an innate ability to go into a kind of defence mode and protect their young.  It isContinue reading “What will the Children Say?”

When The Scales Finally Balance Out

When I first set out as a blogger, I promised myself to post a blog once a week, usually on a Sunday when things are a little calm.  Last Sunday, I reluctantly had to defer a new post but it wasn’t without good reason.  A significant change has recently occurred in my life which IContinue reading “When The Scales Finally Balance Out”

The Autopsy on my Marriage

One of the things that I have had to admit to myself in recent years, is that I had often mistakenly handed over the responsibility for my happiness to another human being, namely my other half.  BIG mistake.   Today, I have that wonderful thing called ‘hindsight’ which allows me to answer some stark questions whichContinue reading “The Autopsy on my Marriage”