The View From the Left – Considering the ‘Leaver’ (Or, the Other Casualty of Divorce)

Image: Illuminated Dandelion Perhaps unsurprisingly, since writing about my divorce I’ve had a few people confide in me that they are unhappy in their marriage. This, and hearing the wonderful ‘Leaving’ by Suede this morning, has prompted reflection on the ‘other side’ of the story: that of the person that leaves. Technically I guess I … More The View From the Left – Considering the ‘Leaver’ (Or, the Other Casualty of Divorce)

Exit Stage Left

“Hello? Hello?” Silence echoes; the heavy atmosphere hums persistently, no movement or sounds to disturb the stillness. “Can you hear me?” Questions cast out into a sea of endless answers, an empty net returned. “Can you see me?” Does your mind’s eye hold my image? Is it sharp, clear, or does it blur around the … More Exit Stage Left

Let It Go Dude…

Do you know what I struggle with? Pulling a lass.  Obviously. Ok, so that was my attempt at self-deprecating humour (although admittedly the facts don’t lie), but, in my defence, trying to meet someone that you are compatible with and that you can actually find the time to see, whilst juggling a busy job with … More Let It Go Dude…

Until Divorce Do Us Part… (Seasoning the Wounds of Failure)

First Name: Matthew Surname: Williams Age: 41 Marital Status (please tick as appropriate): – Single – Married – Widowed – Divorced   I hate being divorced.  Don’t get me wrong, in spite of all the pain and regret I accept my marriage ending, and I believe that one day I will meet somebody with whom … More Until Divorce Do Us Part… (Seasoning the Wounds of Failure)