Tag: breakups

Which Shall It Be? Compazine or Zofran?

Hyperemesis I know that I sound like a broken record, but my face glows red like a beacon at sea whenever I look back on how I did that humiliating ‘pick-me!” dance when my husband dumped me after decades of marriage. Lord have mercy!…

Hey! Did You Hear Me? I Said You Can Never Go Home Again. Got it?!

Tempted By The View In The Rear View Mirror At one time or another, I think we all get tempted to revisit our pasts and reopen old wounds—even when we know we shouldn’t. In 2014—a good three years after my husband left—I did just…

Better Living Through Chemistry? Your Brain May Actually Be Working Against You In Matters Of The Heart

There’s A Mad Chemist At Work According to Helen Fisher PhD, the physical pain that people feel when they have been rejected is very real. Her research has shown that when emotional attachments and love addictions become entrenched, neurology within the brain changes. Once…

Semper Fidelis … Psych!

One Down … One To Go … Check! Prior to his departure, Casper The Ghost held two jobs—he was the IT systems administrator for ywo different multi-million dollar corporations. On D-Day, as he was walking down the sidewalk to leave me, I heard him…

The Big Gotcha!

Just Another Day In Camelot, Or Was It? Obviously, for my husband Casper to ghost me the way he did, he must’ve deemed there were a number of issues with our marriage—at least from his perspective. However, this was news to me. Always a…

My Husband Had An Affair With An Apparition — Wait? What?

Your Cell Phone Is Ringing Some 10 months after The Great Escape, my husband surprisingly suspended his self-imposed No Contact edict long enough to place a very bizarre call to me from overseas. I found that quite odd. Hmmmm …. Had New Girlfriend granted…

So That’s What The Rockets Under My Seat Were For!

  Bailout! Bailout! Bailout! A pilot in training learns to listen for the word “eject”. Hearing it creates quite an adrenaline rush because it means “Be ready, we’re going to have to eject in about 30 seconds.” If the situation is even more critical…