Monthly Archives: December 2015

Retrospective: January 2015

The holidays are a difficult time for me, involving sad attempts to recreate past traditions that are lost and painful reminders that my life, as much as I love it, does not include the deeper loves of family that many … Continue reading

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Courage

When I finally knew it was time to leave my marriage, the hardest part was telling him. I didn’t want to face the reality of abandoning him, my comforts, and the years of work we had done. To withstand his … Continue reading

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Hunger

He is sitting close to me. I let my head lean gently to one side and rest against his. He nestles into me and I am flooded with the warm glow of anxious longing replaced by thrilling consolation: “He wants … Continue reading

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