I started playing a lot of scrabble on the internet. To be honest, I’d started playing a lot, even before I left my husband. In fact, I played so much I’m surprised he didn’t walk out on me. Scrabble becomes obsessive. Addictive. Any woman who … Continue reading Anyone for online scrabble?
Telling people was hard. ‘You must be devastated.’ Women would look at me with a pitiful expression, gather me to their augmented bosoms, be ever mindful of their lipstick, and wait for me to break down weeping. I never did. I wasn’t tortured or tormented. I … Continue reading How to tell people you’re getting divorced.
I left my husband soon after I turned fifty. I hadn’t planned it. I’d thought about it, obsessed and agonized over it. I spent hours with my therapists and even more with my girlfriends. I had anxiety and panic attacks. A few near flings. I … Continue reading Violet talks about that defining moment in her marriage – when it all ended.