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Ghosting: A New Name for an Old Phenomenon

From my Capser The Unholy Ghost Collection, 2014 Only The Name Has Changed Ghosting is not a new phenomenon; it’s been around for hundreds of…

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Posted in D-Day My Story

Gone in an Instant: My Husband Had a Suitcase Nuke

Another Pleasant Valley Sunday? D-Day It was 10 AM on Sunday. My husband stood combing his hair in front of the bathroom mirror. He called…

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Posted in D-Day Runaway Husbands

The Prelude To The Mindbender

If Only I’d Stayed in Bed… Mysterious Footsteps In The Hall It was eight o’clock on Sunday, before Valentine’s Day — the annual lover’s holiday….

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Posted in Crazy-Making Behavior

The Wild, Wild, West (Side of Town)

Yo Babe. What’s up with the 9mm and the Bowie knife? The First Symptoms It was 2009 when my husband’s behavior began to change. Becoming…

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Posted in Divorce

Who Gets the Friends In The Divorce?

from the Casper The Unholy Ghost Collection, 2013 Hey, it Happens Divorce is never a cakewalk. Even when you divorce later in life (called grey…

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Posted in Crazy-Making Behavior Runaway Husbands

Semper Fidelis… Psych!

From my Casper The Unholy Ghost Collection written in 2014 One Down, One To Go — Check! Before his jail-break departure, my runaway husband held…

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Posted in Abandonment and Betrayal Runaway Husbands

Three Hondas and a Ford Is a Losing Hand

From my Casper the Unholy Ghost Collection, 2013 My husband and I traded in my Ford and got three new Hondas–then he promptly disappeared. Charmed…

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Posted in Abandonment and Betrayal Relationship Lessons Runaway Husbands

Abandonment and Betrayal

Abandonment and betrayal by a long-term partner is a living hell, no matter where it originates. It’s even worse when it comes from the person…

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Posted in Relationship Lessons

“Eject!” and “Bailout!” — Two Words You Should Never Ignore

Emergency Awareness “Eject!” and “Bailout!” are two words that pilots in training learn to listen for above everything else. Hearing the word ‘eject’ creates an…

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