I was actively perusing the CNN website the other day. . .
Well, maybe not "actively"; I guess it was more that I was scrolling through the local news alerts. . .
OK, fine, I was watching cat videos on Facebook; don't judge. In my defense, when streaming a particular news story about the crisis in the Middle East and a pop-up appears extolling the virtues of a site dedicated to cats that look like Hitler, then I can guarantee you the 'Kitlers' will win out every time.
Every. Damned. Time.
Anyhoo, my point is that I started
*My ex is magical.
I sat at my computer pondering what I could say to my old friend. What pearls of wisdom I could cast at her feet that would alleviate some part of her pain. What did people tell me eight years ago that kept me from going the full Sylvia Plath and jamming my head in the microwave oven? There are tons of Huff Post, Dr. Phil-y sites out there with "10 Things To Know When Divorcing" but sitting around overthinking my emotions and spanking my inner child has never really turned my crank, so this was what I came up with. It's paltry...even trite and formulaic...but in the immortal words of the great Iggy Azalea, "first things first, I'm the realest"; and this shit is as real as it gets. I hope it helps.