COPING with MIDLIFE

Returning to the Workforce in Midlife

Returning to the Workforce in Midlife

Our journey has changed again, and we decided to quit traveling so we could settle down and buy a house. In order to do this, I must go back to work, but I’m finding it difficult to find employment at this stage of my life. EDUCATION I have a master’s degree which I...

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One of My Favorite Pastimes

One of My Favorite Pastimes

CHILDHOOD READS There is one thing I like to do to fill my time and that is to read. I've always had a love for reading even as a young girl. I can still remember the first book that I ever read as a young girl, "Are You There God, It's Me Margaret," by Judy Blume. I...

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Adjusting to the Big 5-0 has Not Been an Easy Road

Adjusting to the Big 5-0 has Not Been an Easy Road

I always thought turning 50 would mean that I had finally hit a momentous occasion and would have really accomplished something in my life. However, when 50 came rolling down the road, it hit me like a ton of bricks that no one cared but me. There was no big...

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How I Dealt with Widowhood and Remarriage

How I Dealt with Widowhood and Remarriage

Sometimes the pieces of my life include memories of a lost love who I still miss, grieve over and sometimes hate for leaving me and our children to coast through this world alone. Although the second of February marked the ninth year he's been gone sometimes it still...

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