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Don’t Give Up

“….in the spring becomes the rose…” Please don’t give up the day before the miracle happens. Some GPYB reviews (usually from guys) are upset that I share “too much” of myself in the book. First, there is SO MUCH MORE … Continue reading

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1/30 Check in Thread

If you’re new, you can move your last post from the last check in thread to the new one and you won’t get yelled at. (unlike on other blogs and FB groups) how is everyone doing?

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The Worst Exit Lines of All Time

I’m cribbing off Goldi’s comments in the “Sometimes it’s just not it” post. Many times someone is saying sweet things to ASSUAGE THEIR OWN GUILT…let me just get rid of this person…without drama. I know I’ve done it. I’ve let … Continue reading

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What If You Were Gone Tomorrow?

Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever. -M.K. Gandhi To follow up on the “Build Your Life” post, it’s a difficult thing to do (what that post and the comments suggest) … Continue reading

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If It Walks Like a Fool, Talks Like a Fool….

Litigant on the People’s Court: I was the other woman for 19 years, he would drink and not come home…he cheated on me (apparently there was more than one other woman) and once he didn’t come home on his birthday … Continue reading

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Build Your Life

One of the themes that I hear – and has just come up again in comments – which makes breakups much harder to recover from is when someone has made their partner their life. They don’t have many friends, have … Continue reading

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Reconciliation: A Means or an End?

There were questions in comments about reconciliations. Most of the time we don’t talk about that. I find that there is a small percentage of couples who can successfully reconcile. Maybe there are therapists somewhere that have a high rate … Continue reading

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Early Relationship

GBOT excerpt: http://gettingbackoutthere.com/excerpt-the-early-relationship-2/

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Sometimes It’s Just Not It

Requested repost. Amazingly enough, during my research for Getting Back Out There I interviewed a woman who had the same experience I did. In fact the names are just about interchangeable, so this is not that uncommon. Not every post … Continue reading

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Wherever You Go, There You Are

No matter where you go, there you are. ~ Confucius It seems that each new year, people make changes that may or may not actually change things. Think long and hard before you do something drastic. Many people are in … Continue reading

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