No More Tears for Them

I had a meeting with the ex about the schedule with the boys for next year and he brought her and their brand-new baby to the meeting. We discussed things and then he said I found out you were writing a blog and let’s just say he didn’t seem happy about it and that it…

Time to Bloom Again

One of the hardest parts of divorce when it was not a two way decision is getting over the feeling that it was your fault that you should have or could have done more to save your marriage, to make it all perfect again and live happily ever after. One of many lessons I have…

Rise from the ashes

The amount of pain, self-guilt and tears I shed when I found out about the ex was having an affair and the abuse I felt because of it in my heart and soul was far worse than anything I could have ever imagined. The way they hurt me by their actions and words is beyond…

Disaster Chapter 2

Once you learn about an affair and once you face the facts that the person you married and loved with all your heart is no longer there – that should be the end right?!? Well in my case not so much; I thought I could fix us, I thought if I loved us enough, if…

Disaster Chapter 1

When you truly love the one you are with you over look the “flaws” of your diamond. You make excuses for them, and for you, when people begin to question things. You start to lie to yourself about what is going on because this could not be possible happening to you. Everything seemed so “perfect”…

The Beginning Brought Diamonds

To know where we are we have to know where we came from, below is how my Diamond Chapters started. Many of us dream about the day we would meet the one with whom we will  live “Happily Ever After”. I wasn’t living for it but always knew I wanted to be married and have…

From Diamonds – To Disaster – To DAZZLE

As I am sitting here writing my very first blog post ever and trying not to freak out about doing so, it is truly amazing how much my life, my path and my dreams have changed in 10 years. Today was supposed to by my 10 year wedding anniversary and thanks to Facebook it reminded…