Journey through divorce

So,

I started this post over a couple times already trying to figure out how I’m going to write this out while still fitting into my goals for writing. I only want to try my best to always write from a positive and uplifting stance. I find that on this particular topic I’m a little unequipped to do that effectively and exactly the way I’m thinking. Surviving divorce is not glamorous or easy and for some it can be the struggle of a lifetime.

angelina-and-brad-pitt-wedding-photos-7With the recent announcement of the divorce of #brangelina, I find that this particular topic is becoming more and more prevalent in our society. This one goes out to you who are looking for a little guidance through divorce.

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Getting to know me

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Just Me

Hello!

I wanted to start off this blog just right and make my first official post a little bit more personal. This is my chance to really put it all out there and let you, my readers, get to know the woman behind the digital screen and keyboard. Who am I, what else do I do besides blog, where am I from, any when questions if there are some and lastly, Why? So, lets get started!

If you’ve taken the time to read the About the Author page, you’ll already know my name is Danielle. I am the daughter of a retired navy vet aka Dad and an

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Chelsea, Me, Kaitlyn, Alex

intelligent college graduate, majoring in business management aka Mom. Lets just say I come from a long line of military and intelligent people. I am also a sister to two sisters, and then the youngest of us all would be my brother, making me the head rooster. My first sister, Chelsea, has two boys making me an Auntie! My next sister, Kaitlyn, is a college graduate majoring in music and is a private lessons teacher. As I told you, a line of intelligent people. Lastly, certainly not least by any means, is my little brother Alex. He is in his last year of high school and looking to go into the medical field as a nurse.

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Grace

So,

Today was the first day in a while that I’ve had a ‘normal’ ( well my kind of normal ) day. I’m starting to feel more and more like myself. Its taken time, and conscious effort on my part to work on myself. This process has been anything and everything but easy. There are times I still cry for no reason, or will lay awake at night just staring at the ceiling.

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Truth

The truth is hard to come by and sometimes when we do, it’s even harder to swallow. We may even find ourselves fighting against it. The funny thing about truth is it never goes away. It will always be there shining  brightly. We can try so hard to cover it or hide it in shrouds, but the truth will always find a way  to shine through anyways.
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Confessions of the broken hearted

Its been a while since my last entry, and things have definitely progressed. This year has started off like any other. No big bang, nothing spectacular, just another year.

My X and I haven’t really spoken this year. A couple emails here and there, but nothing major. These entailed about his car payment that he was responsible for. Come to find out, he actually stopped paying for his car in December and not January like he told me. I should have had the car taken back in November when I originally had said I was going to. I was a naive fool that always hopes for the best in people, even when they’ve shown me the worst. I have an over caring heart, and try to be understanding and as usual, it gets me into more trouble than I care to express.
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