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Divorce
03/01/2012
Should Have Listened to You! I am quite sure you get a lot of "I should have listened to you" emails, but here is another one. In 2003, I divorced my daughter's dad. In 2008, I remarried. Every day prior to the wedding, I would wait in the car line at my daughter's school listening to you tell stories of how second marriages with step-children usually end in divorce and the step-parent would not treat the child as his own. More >>

Tags: DivorceMarriageRead On-AirSecond marriage
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02/06/2012
Back With The Ex I was married at 19 for 22 years to the love of my life. Although, we were very different on many levels we made it work for quite some time. We divorced in 2005 and I never looked back. However, our two sons, ages then 13 and 16, did. More >>

Tags: DivorceDivorce effects on childrenFamily/Relationships - ChildrenHealthMarriageParenting
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02/01/2012
Standing Up and Speaking Out This is about standing up and speaking out. Not enough of you do it, and you don't do it often enough. There's a good reason you don't - because you get crap for it and most people want to avoid getting crap in their lives. More >>

Tags: Character, Courage, ConscienceCharacter-Courage-ConscienceDivorceMorals, Ethics, ValuesValues
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01/27/2012
No Clue He Wasn't Happy ...I just read your blog, How To Tell If You're A Terrible Spouse, and you could have totally been talking to my hubby's cousin. She is the woman for whom you wrote Proper Care and Feeding of Husbands. More >>

Tags: AttitudeDivorceHappinessHealthProper Care and Feeding of HusbandsRead On-AirThe Proper Care and Feeding of HusbandsUnhappinessValues
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01/26/2012
How To Tell If You're A Terrible Spouse How can you not know when your spouse is not happy? You can go into a room, not know anybody in there, just look around and you can tell who's happy. It's not hard - look at the body language and facial expressions. But when you are living with somebody, how do you know if they're happy or not? More >>

Tags: AttitudeDivorceHappinessHealthMarriageUnhappinessValues
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01/24/2012
Resentful of My Couch Potato Husband ..."I'm beginning to feel hopeless about not being a good mother. I was always a pushy mom, trying to teach my kids to be independent, while their father was and is a couch potato... Now that they are teenagers, I resent that my husband never provided me any support. " More >>

Tags: DivorceFatherhoodMarriageMotherhood-FatherhoodParenting
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01/24/2012
Resentful of My Couch Potato Husband Resentment is difficult to get past, particularly if it's because your husband hasn't supported you in the raising of your children. More >>

Tags: DivorceFatherhoodMarriageMotherhood-FatherhoodParenting
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01/20/2012
Divorce and Remarriage Affects Kids Recently on your radio program the subject of divorce and especially remarriage has come up a lot...My first love is baseball. When I married my 2nd love (but first wife), our first child was our son. By the time he could stand, I was teaching him to swing a plastic bat... More >>

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12/09/2011
It Took A While to Sink In My life completely changed 8 years ago. I was married, had 2 children, a career that kept me in the office 9 hours a day, 5 days a week. While I was in my office I always listened to you. More >>

Tags: DivorceMarriageMorals, Ethics, ValuesParentingSAHM stay-at-home momValues
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12/05/2011
Take Time to Grow Up First I saw in our local paper last evening a couple, who my kids had grown up knowing, had gotten a divorce. They have two school-age kids who are approx. 8-10 years old. More >>

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