I feel slightly tricked into it, a bit sick and also exhilarated: I have just pressed send and submitted my homework. Continue reading The Revenge Fuck
A beautiful Mercedes in a lovely gleaming grey green, looked to be from the early 60s, slim but curvacious. Not the gullwing. Maybe a 190SL? Anyway, I couldn’t tear my eyes from it as I walked towards the station. Continue reading Invisible, Attractive, Repellent
Lately I have found myself speaking on the phone at some length to a couple of men who are going through divorce. Both have immediately started dating, using whatever means they could to find a new partner. ‘Boing!’ I am thinking. ‘Rebound’. Continue reading Whatever Love Is* On The Rebound
Once again, I accidentally come across an email I sent myself long ago. The girls referred to are my two daughters. It was written at the end of March 2013. That means, five months after my husband walked out on us, and, if memory serves, at just about the time he made it clear after some dithering that he would not be coming back. Continue reading Sex and Companionship
Susie Orbach, the celebrity psychotherapist and author of Fat is a Feminist Issue, who after thirty years with the father of her children is now married to Jeanette Winterson, says she is post-heterosexual. Makes me think. Continue reading Post-Sexual? Or Just Repressed?
Shortly after my husband absconded I found Wikivorce, an excellent website that offers support to people going through divorce and separation. A source of factual information, advice and support, with court forms to download, other members (more or less expert) to consult, a chatroom and a place to blog. Continue reading Can’t Get A Man