Every Ending is a Beginning

Pandora has stations you can select with titles like, “Breakup Music” or my personal favorite, “I Can Let Go Now” where Karen Carpenter and Michael McDonald will have you in Leonard Cohen’s kitchen chair leaning into the gas oven.

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The Most Important Advice I Will Ever Give You

It’s time! “I met a man. He’s amazing, sweet, smart, hot, and it seems to be mutual and I am so happy!”. A bulldozer couldn’t remove the smile you are wearing, but her…not so much. Her mouth looks like three emoticons all trying to figure out which one is the winner. Sad, puzzled, scared…but the smile is definitely missing in action

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Flowers Open Slowly…and So Do We

Eager to know this new person, you begin to ask him/her about life, love, children, work, plans for retirement, favorite foods, whether you want to thrash Donald Trump or plan to vote for him. The questions help you make some sense out of so much you don’t know.

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Just When You Least Expect It

Feeling a bit smug, dipped in a heavy dose of ignorance, I told my therapist I thought I was ready to find Mr. Right because I now understood my “issues” and thank God, had finally had it all under control. She just smiled.

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