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A Day in the Life: Father Failures

So, now that I’ve introduced the monster-in-law in my previous post, it’s time to talk a bit about my father-in-law, whom I only met after my ex and I had been married nine years. He was a tallish man with … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life: March 4, 1995

March 4, 1995. It’s not quite noon. You and the boys, now 11 and 13, are in the kitchen waiting for Dad to come and pick them up for their bi-weekly overnight. Things have not been going well with him. … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life: Did you make dad leave?

  It’s 5:30 am on Monday morning, much too early for your husband to be up and dressed and leaving for work. He commutes an hour each way, but he doesn’t generally get up until after 6:00, and he doesn’t … Continue reading

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