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DMC Anonymous

My Third “Freedom Anniversary”

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My third anniversary of leaving my abusive husband is coming up in a few days. Now I consider it my "Freedom Anniversary" or my Independence Day. I remember when I first came back home...

My Experience with EMDR Therapy {Mental Health Awareness Month}

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As a person in the helping professions and someone who proactively tries to support my mental health, I have been seeing a regular psychotherapist for years. I experienced many benefits from this, especially when...

Experience of a PTSD Flare Up

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These past few months have been hard. Did you know you could have PTSD flare-ups? Neither did I. I had an experience at work similar to some psychologically abusive things my ex-husband used to...

Little Baby, Be Strong

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The other day, you screamed out across the grocery store parking lot, "Oh and by the way, we're getting married and we're having a baby daughter. That's right. She's moving in this weekend. I...

Happy Single Parents Day {March 21}

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As my divorce becomes final, the weight of being a single parent becomes very real. Unfortunately my ex and I do not have any kind of positive co-parenting relationship and I have sole custody...

A House Well-Loved {Perspectives of a Single Mom}

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Today someone came out to my house. I received an unexpected comment about the messiness of my house. “You must be embarrassed to have a house like this. Why didn’t you spend some time...

Tips for Single Moms Meeting Up With an Online Date

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We moms have to stick together and stay safe. It’s a Wild, Wild West in the online dating sphere and we have to remember safety is the top priority. Before you try to meet up...

Third Anniversary During the Divorce

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A divorce with children can take a long time. In our case, it has now been three anniversaries spent during the pendency of our divorce. Each one opened up new wounds. When I wrote...

Ode to the Dude at the Gym

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Dude at the gym, I don't know you But I love you. That day, I was on the pectoral fly/ rear delt machine 45 pounds on the rack, Thinking I was doing great. Schwarzenneger had nothing on me. And evidently...

Living on the Anxiety Struggle Bus

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Lately, this Mom Thing has been getting me down. I worry about the future and things I can't control. I stay up after the kids fall asleep, wondering how they will turn out and...

A Single Mom’s Guide to Online Dating

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Not that I am an expert by any measure, but I have a few tips and tricks for those of us who maybe haven't dated in a while and maybe didn't think they'd have...

Celebrating My Independence Day {Trigger Warning: Domestic Abuse}

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Exactly two years ago, I left my husband. Everything in me knew I had to go. Sometimes you feel 100% sure about something and this time, I knew I couldn't spend another 5 minutes in...

My Experience with Family Court

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Before I got into the divorce process, I figured it must be relatively easy since half of all marriages end in divorce. As I have gone through it, I realize that it's difficult for...