Monthly Archives: May 2011

Moving on to whatever comes next

The Lady E wrote about leaving England to move back to France in this post. I can certainly sympathise with the mixed emotions that come from locking up a house to move on to something very different without any certainty … Continue reading

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What my wife may have to look forward to…

I found this article a few days ago when I was looking for something else: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-1387389/They-married-love-Now-divorced-lonely-theyre-new-generation–women-dont-know-date.html My wife was 22 when we got married. I never gave it a second thought at the time — but a few weeks ago … Continue reading

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Oh dear, a very bad evening

Kind folk tell me it will get better. I am sure that over time, it will. Thanks to my wife leaving and moving out to her own apartment, someone has to get up with the kids in the morning. I … Continue reading

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Two Views on Soul-Mates

As part of an ongoing series of joint blog posts, for one view on this topic, we turn to Struggling Dad, whose wife recently moved out: I believe most of us have soul-mates, but I don’t think there is only … Continue reading

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3rd Time Lucky

As it happens, I was also lucky 1st time and 2nd time too. Last night, I was ready to throw in the towel and not bother with the local Board election. This morning, I had almost a normal night’s sleep … Continue reading

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I think I just broke…

She may have broken me. Over the last few weeks, she’s tried hard, and I think she’s done it now. Not my wife, but my oldest daughter, Amélie. Amélie is one of the sweetest people in the world when she’s … Continue reading

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I thought I was ready for this

Last night, I sent an e-mail to work saying I would not be in today (Monday) or Tuesday. I had 3 meetings, so I said I would attend those via conference call. No problem, they said, whatever you need. After … Continue reading

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She leaves on Tuesday

When you set your mind to something, achievements can be accomplished quickly. On Friday, my wife, who I am calling Danielle for privacy purposes, made it clear that time was up, it was over. This afternoon, she decided on an … Continue reading

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Can I stop the runaway train of separation?

I wrote this post perhaps a week ago, but for some reason, never hit Publish. Now it’s all pointless, as you will see in my next post. But I wrote it, so you should see it. Trains have momentum. Once … Continue reading

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Is that a glimmer of hope? Nope…*squash*

In recent weeks, partly based on some very helpful advice from a friend, I had seen what I thought was a glimmer of hope that maybe, just maybe, my situation might get resolved without my wife moving out. This resulted … Continue reading

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