Divorced life is not being there when your little girl
is crying from a bad dream and wants her daddy but
you’re not there because that night was not your
parenting night. (And you won’t even know she had a
bad dream because no one will tell you.)
Divorced life is not having any idea what your children
are doing right now because they are at their mom’s.
Divorced life is waking up at 10am on Christmas morning
because your children were not there to wake you up
early because this year they are spending Christmas
morning at mom’s and you will not see them until noon.
Divorced life is sitting having dinner at a table of
four but only having one place setting.
Divorced life is saying to yourself why..oh,why did I
not say "I"m sorry" or "I forgive you" when God asked
me but instead I allowed my fear or pride to get in the
way and chose my own way.
Divorced life is saying "Can we have a second chance?"
and there is no one to hear you.
Divorced life is watching your children drive off in
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