Keeper of the Family

Over the last 3 years I've prepared to downsize.  Significantly.  I'm currently in a 3500+ square foot single home, and I've been preparing to move to a much smaller townhouse.  I've gone through every square inch of the house and thrown out or sold things I didn't need, and packed up our family memories in … Continue reading Keeper of the Family

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13 Projects

Yes - obviously plagiarized, but I think with merit. I recently decided to part ways with my realtor.  I interviewed 3 new realtors, and 2 of the 3 told me I needed to undo one of my favorite features of my house: the wallpapered risers on the staircase. This will be my final project, because … Continue reading 13 Projects

When Bad Things Happen To Bad People

I think it's called Karma? Background: The support my ex was stipulated to pay was increased, substantially, on 2/1 The amount he actually paid did not go up.  At all. His response, when I asked him about it, was "that's between the state and my employer.  I have nothing to do with it" I spent … Continue reading When Bad Things Happen To Bad People

Another Win for the Narcissist

My ex and I reached a settlement on 1/25 of this year.  As of 2/1 he was supposed to increase the amount of support he's paying.  A substantial increase.  In return, I'm to pay the mortgage while selling the house.  All of which is what I wanted, and all of which is manageable. Except...... His … Continue reading Another Win for the Narcissist

The Narcissist & Quicksand

Occasionally I find a subject that fascinates me, and I spend hours learning about it.  Mt. Everest and Fairy Circles are two examples.  Ask me anything - I probably know the answer.  Today I am pondering quicksand.  The more I learn about it the more similarities I find between quicksand and the narcissist. You don't … Continue reading The Narcissist & Quicksand

Actions To Take When Divorcing A Narcissist

How To Survive Divorcing a Narcissistic Asshole In the Order You'll Face Them (I say guy, could be girl) If you are like me, you are heading in to a divorce with someone you suspect is a Bad Guy, perhaps  a narcissist.  Trust me when I tell you:  If you suspect it, it is true. … Continue reading Actions To Take When Divorcing A Narcissist