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Forum: Single Parenting   02-06-2009, 01:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 579
Posted By hkitty
oh god. I was recently on a dating website (I'm...

oh god. I was recently on a dating website (I'm not dating but I'm trying to get used to the whole online thing) and absolutely amazed at how many men were listed as separated. And wanting someone...
Forum: Single Parenting   01-26-2009, 11:42 PM
Replies: 304
Views: 80,614
Posted By hkitty
Why was this thread un-stickied? I can't tell...

Why was this thread un-stickied? I can't tell you how many time I have returned to it over the last year. This one and also the "Why I love being a single mama."
Forum: Single Parenting   01-26-2009, 11:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 851
Posted By hkitty
Thank you, gr!

Thank you, gr!
Forum: Single Parenting   01-25-2009, 06:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 851
Posted By hkitty
gr - how does that work in your asset division...

gr - how does that work in your asset division deal? You can sell your house and put all that into a new place but have to come up with half of the original sale by the time DD is 18? Or is gets...
Forum: Single Parenting   01-25-2009, 06:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 466
Posted By hkitty
OMG - my stbx is the same way! He used to...

OMG - my stbx is the same way! He used to totally bitch about how "dirty" the house was. Mind you, most of my friends ask how I keep it so clean! But stbx wanted the windows clean and windowsills -...
Forum: Single Parenting   01-21-2009, 05:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 402
Posted By hkitty
Mine says the does. His place is a comple...

Mine says the does. His place is a comple pigsty. I actually feel badly for my girls when they visit with all the piled up bills, junk mail, dirty laundry, clean laundry still jumbled up in the...
Forum: Single Parenting   01-21-2009, 05:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 336
Posted By hkitty
Yes, counseling - for you so you can figure out...

Yes, counseling - for you so you can figure out why you want to stay with a man who cheated on you when you were at your most vulnerable as pg and a newborn mama and what you want to do for yourself...
Forum: Single Parenting   01-21-2009, 04:59 PM
Replies: 5
  Aloha!
Views: 305
Posted By hkitty
Hi! I'm sure you're strongly considering all...

Hi! I'm sure you're strongly considering all your options but don't hold out hope that everything will be so much better if he could just control his anger. DV is a really deep issue and so much of...
Forum: Single Parenting   01-21-2009, 01:58 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,018
Posted By hkitty
To be deeply honest, there were many, many times...

To be deeply honest, there were many, many times I regretted having my second DD in her first year or two of life. I was in deep depression and struggling so much with my marriage and A-hole husband...
Forum: Single Parenting   01-21-2009, 01:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 581
Posted By hkitty
meemee, that was so beautiful. I've been...

meemee, that was so beautiful. I've been separated 6 months now (divorce not final yet - still going on) and wonder when I'll want to date. I have no interest right now - none. I do get lonely...
Forum: Single Parenting   01-21-2009, 01:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 477
Posted By hkitty
I had told him several times over a period of 2...

I had told him several times over a period of 2 years that I wanted a divorce. He would always talk me out of it. The last time, he asked me to give him one more month. So I said, "sure." And then I...
Forum: Single Parenting   01-21-2009, 12:59 AM
Replies: 481
Views: 85,165
Posted By hkitty
Well it looks like no one has posted on this...

Well it looks like no one has posted on this thread in a while, so after being single for six months now, it's finally my turn.

I love:
-my time off from my kids. Love, love, love that I get...
Forum: Single Parenting   05-29-2008, 12:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 289
Posted By hkitty
We went to mediation today and the lawyer said...

We went to mediation today and the lawyer said that we'll probably only meet one more time b/c it's been so easy. We worked out custody and holiday stuff - basically going with open-ended language...
Forum: Single Parenting   05-27-2008, 11:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 289
Posted By hkitty
I'm totally freaking out. I'm the one who wants...

I'm totally freaking out. I'm the one who wants the divorce and pushed for him to move out by June 1st too. It was going to be August, but he held me down one night during an argument so I pushed up...
Forum: Single Parenting   05-27-2008, 11:37 PM
Replies: 35
  Poll: Will he show up?
Views: 1,403
Posted By hkitty
Your update about the visit totally had me...

Your update about the visit totally had me laughing! I can just picture the slap-stick incompetent dad. Sorry you have to deal with that at all.
Forum: Single Parenting   05-27-2008, 11:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 648
Posted By hkitty
Another good book is The Betrayal Bond -...

Another good book is The Betrayal Bond - breaking free of exploitative relationships by Patrick Carnes. It will help you look at yourself and how you got into an abusive relationship and how you...
Forum: Single Parenting   05-27-2008, 11:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 562
Posted By hkitty
Quote: Originally Posted by shell024...

Quote:
Originally Posted by shell024 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/11322756)
And while I am rediscovering, I am mourning...
Forum: Single Parenting   05-27-2008, 11:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 409
Posted By hkitty
So needed to read this! I'm at the low point...

So needed to read this! I'm at the low point right now - will post more on a separate thread. Just knowing that this is ahead of me helps. It's what I'm hoping for - healing on so many levels.
Forum: Single Parenting   05-08-2008, 03:42 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,798
Posted By hkitty
Sorry about the no CS=no contact statement! I...

Sorry about the no CS=no contact statement! I guess I was misinformed and didn't check it out before I posted it!
Forum: Single Parenting   05-08-2008, 03:40 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 43,775
Posted By hkitty
One of my friends is starting a landscaping...

One of my friends is starting a landscaping business. We live in South Florida so landscaping is BIG here. I think she has a huge advantage considering it will be female owned and run. And single...
Forum: Single Parenting   05-07-2008, 06:31 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,798
Posted By hkitty
When you think about what's best for them think...

When you think about what's best for them think about depression in a 2 and 4 year old. For a 2 and 4 year old to not see their mom for 6 weeks and spend it with a stranger can and may put them into...
Forum: Single Parenting   05-07-2008, 02:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 967
Posted By hkitty
I feel I have to weigh in here since I have two...

I feel I have to weigh in here since I have two advanced degrees . . . and will pay for them the rest of my life, seriously. My student loan debt is so high that it is about twice the amount of my...
Forum: Single Parenting   05-07-2008, 01:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,001
Posted By hkitty
This is awesome to hear! I have this huge need...

This is awesome to hear! I have this huge need and at the same time anxiety about my stbx moving out. We're looking at the end of the month and I'm so, so glad to see this post!
Forum: Single Parenting   04-21-2008, 07:33 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,142
Posted By hkitty
I'm 38, mom to 6 and 2 year old girls. I've been...

I'm 38, mom to 6 and 2 year old girls. I've been married to stbx for 7 years, together for 12. The marriage pretty much went downhill as soon as I had DD#1. Stbx refused to help with her, wanted to...
Forum: Single Parenting   04-18-2008, 10:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 333
Posted By hkitty
The daily email is a great idea! I still live...

The daily email is a great idea! I still live with the stbx but honestly don't feel like updating him verbally since it always turns into "you're F**ing up their lives if you go through with this"...
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