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Slag

Going out for a night out when you’re a parent is a rare treat. When you’re a parent in love with another parent, it’s an even more rare treat, because you have to have two happily babysat children, enough money … Continue reading

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Adult Time

When you’re in the company of children for the majority of the day, and your time away from them is rare stolen moments when they don’t follow you to the bathroom to watch you poop, by the time the evening … Continue reading

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The Bad Reputation of Back Hair

A hairy back is one of those things that women recoil from in horror when the bodies of men are discussed. “Ewww” is regularly heard when the subject comes up. Why, ladies, why? A furry man is warm and snuggly. … 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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Everything From One?

Is it possible to get everything you need from a romantic relationship from one person? In a recent interview with CNN, Miju Han, a programmer in Silicon Valley, discusses the nature of her “polyamorous” relationship with her fiancĂ©. She describes … Continue reading

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A Type

I have a “type”. My ex-husband, bless him, finds this hysterically funny. He comes to visit Miss Rose and sees The Boy’s comic books lying around, stacks of animated Marvel films, the Rocket Racoon bobble head I bought him for … Continue reading

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D-Day

Today is the day my divorce is finalised. It is oddly anti-climactic. I don’t know what I expected to happen or how I expected to feel, but not like this. I don’t feel happy, I don’t feel sad, I don’t … Continue reading

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