The truth hurts, but so too do false accusations! Writing this post was another emotional slug fest. It took me more than three weeks and multiple stops and starts before I could finally coherently write what I am feeling and thinking. The purpose of Midlife Madness is to be raw and honest in an effort to help others feel less alone with their real-life shit. So, I recognized when I launched the blog that I would eventually have to open up about what I do understand about wha
If you must keep a scorecard of your life and relationships, count the the hits not misses. The last nine months have been among the most difficult in my life. I have never felt as alone or as abandoned. The sadness within me is heavy and all-consuming and takes my mind to darker places than it has ever been. If anyone told me in December 2019 that within seven months all three of my daughters and mother would no longer be speaking to me, I would have thought them ridiculous.