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We have undergone massive life shifts from single-hood to married life, pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding; enduring radical changes to our bodies and minds.
We are connected, interwoven with the lives of our children.
It is important for her to feed her needs, even if they are primal.
Emojis have nothing on the emotional forecast of a woman who has weathered a divorce.
Taking it slow and playing a smooth game is not her M. Remember, she spent every night for years with the same person.
She is a fish out of water and she will act like it. Make light of her ineptness and remember she's on a learning curve -- it won't be like this forever.
I missed out on the 10 years of dating and hard knock life lessons of an un-committed Gen X'er.
After the day is over and she's tended to everyone else's needs, she will want to express her sensual side and be passionate.When you don't have anyone to answer to, come home to, or care for, your schedule belongs to you. A woman with children can't, nor could she even if she wanted to be. Daily life is planned out because children need consistency and boundaries, and she needs to maintain her sanity.There is meal time, bed time, a routine, a school schedule, a homework schedule, dentist appointments, doctor appointments, dance class, time with mom and time with dad.I sit down and across from me, empty space, on either side of me, joy -- bouncing legs, crumbs and buttery hands yearning to tell me about their days and I listen, but there is something missing: a partner.
Someone who's there to listen, contribute to the conversation, and asks the questions I forget to ask, who catches the conversation like the catcher in a game, and throws the ball back to me, As mothers, we feel forgotten a lot.
This piece is also dedicated to all of the single mothers who will hopefully read this and know they are not alone in their needs and desires.