Abigail

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the valentine’s day I got a vacuum.

by Abigail February 15, 2012 Life

I really dislike Valentine’s Day. However, I remember a simpler time when I collected themed cards from my classmates, read the conversation hearts with pride, and basked in the collection of red lollipops. We would spend days at school making [...]

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I Forgot His Birthday.

by Abigail February 8, 2012 Life

Today was my ex’s birthday. I forgot. I forgot until I logged into the omniscient machine that is Facebook and was passively reminded because other people remembered. I was simultaneously reminded why I have a serious love/hate relationship with Facebook. [...]

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Ladies, Stop Settling!

by Abigail January 25, 2012 Life

Ladies, stop settling! The sad, but overwhelmingly true situation is that women in their late twenties or early thirties sometimes begin to settle. They want a happy marriage, a stable income, and perhaps children. However, they in turn become less [...]

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That Time I Met My Ex’s Drunk Granny

by Abigail December 28, 2011 Life

As the holiday season descends I am reminded, in passing, of my ex-in-laws and his extended family. In every romantic comedy the in-laws are a subject of much debate. No one wants to voluntarily visit the in-laws, they are often [...]

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My Wedding Ring: A Phantom Menace

by Abigail December 14, 2011 Life

I used to fantasize about losing my wedding ring. I am aware now that this fantasy was a subconscious manifestation of the unhappiness prevalent in my marriage. The fact is that whenever I walked over a parking lot sewer grate, [...]

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When The Ex Gets Remarried.

by Abigail November 22, 2011 Life

This was not the post I intended to write today, but sometimes shit happens. Last night I received a text message from my ex-husband. He is deploying to Afghanistan. He wanted to forward his information in case something goes wrong. [...]

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A Dress, a Cake, and Losing Control

by Abigail November 8, 2011 Life

My wedding was comprised of one thousand tiny disasters. Some I was tangentially aware of, others I found out about after the fact. They were told to me in the form of hopefully humorous anecdotes followed by awkward laughter and [...]

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Being Engaged is Overrated.

by Abigail October 25, 2011 Life

Being engaged is overrated. According to my limited research on Wikipedia: “Long engagements were once common in formal arranged marriages and it was not uncommon for parents betrothing children to arrange such many years before the engaged couple were old [...]

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