Category Archives: Parenting

Plague House

After The Ex-Husband, and before The Boy, I had a major life changing relationship. It was with my house. At the start of May 2014, Miss Rose and I moved out of our family home in the countryside into our … Continue reading

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Why I’m Nice To My Ex-Husband

Right now my ex-husband is in Austria, ski-ing with his friends. His Facebook has photos from the airport, him on a snowy hillside with his arms round a beautiful young girl, and references to how much fun he is having. … Continue reading

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Unexpected Support

I’ve been a single mum for a while now. February 1st my husband formally left, but to be honest he wasn’t around much for a while before that, and I did almost everything for and with Miss Rose even when … Continue reading

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Slut

Starting a new relationship after the breakdown of a marriage is always going to include it’s own complications. There are children, families, friendships… entire lives that suddenly have to accommodate someone else’s children, families and lives, and those of their ex … Continue reading

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The Boy

After my summer of flings and sex, drama and emotion, I decided to call it quits on the dating scene. I was feeling things for someone I couldn’t be with and needed time to just process those feelings and move … Continue reading

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Sex Without Feelings

It is perfectly possible to have sex without any emotional connection to the person you’re having sex with. I know this because I’ve done it. However, I can’t always and this is something I’ve been criticised for. It is the … Continue reading

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Perfect

I was recently informed by a man who was chatting me up that, in reference to me having a child, “Ah I knew you couldn’t be perfect”. The dear boy was attempting to flatter me. He was implying that everything else … Continue reading

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