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yes, divorce


I am getting divorced. We had a good run. We married young, took it as far as we could and now it is over. That's about all I can say for now, other than that it was a very sad and very necessary decision.


And on a completely different note, I've been posting over at the paranormal/urban fantasy book club at the Barnes & Noble website where my book is the pick of the month.


More later. The blog is not dead, just going through some renovations. Much like the life of the person behind it.
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Sep. 13th, 2008 04:48 pm (UTC)
I'm so sorry to hear it. As someone who has gone through divorce himself, I wouldn't wish it on anyone, but I do wish you good luck.
Sep. 13th, 2008 04:48 pm (UTC)
re: 1. *sympathies* Been there done that. :-(
Sep. 13th, 2008 04:51 pm (UTC)
Hey J -

Emailed you.
Sep. 13th, 2008 04:53 pm (UTC)
I'm sorry to hear that and wish you smoother seas in your new life.
Sep. 13th, 2008 04:54 pm (UTC)
Having gone through a divorce, I know this is no easy thing or a decision made lightly. Good luck to you on the next phase of your life, and we'll be here to read your blog and chat with you when you're ready.
Sep. 13th, 2008 04:56 pm (UTC)
I know I don't know you, but I read your blog - and your posts at Storytellers Unplugged - regularly. And love you books... You've inspired me to be a better writer and go for my dreams.

I'm very sorry you're going through this. I hope your life gains new strength from the renovations it is undergoing.
Sep. 13th, 2008 05:17 pm (UTC)
Sympathy and good luck.
Sep. 13th, 2008 05:44 pm (UTC)
I'm so sorry to hear this. Having gone through a divorce, I vividly remember the agony of it - but also know that I ended up stronger and happier in the long run because of it, and that's been true for many of my friends as well. Good luck getting through the hard times.
Sep. 13th, 2008 05:45 pm (UTC)
I'm sorry to hear this. I am also a veteran of the the divorce wars. Is there anything I can do to help? I can tell you the rules for during and 6 mo. after the divorce-

no other life changing events (do not join a convent, get remarried, join the army, etc).
no tatoos or piercings - nothing permanent for 6 mo
you can have the divroce haircut or hair color
nothing that requires "film at eleven"
You will be crazy for at least 6 mo after the divorce (No matter how amiable it is, no matter how much you may want it).
Your emotions will change radically over the course of 1/2 an hour, let alone 24.
It's ok to feel angry, sad and ok all at the same time.
Just remind yourself that you are temporarily crazy and that it's ok.
It will get better. I promise.

I can also teach you to curse in about 15 languages if you need it (I used that regularly).

wishing you all the best.
Sep. 15th, 2008 04:29 am (UTC)
Hey, I'm also going through this right now, and I wanted to say thank you so much for this comment to moschus. That all seems like very good advice, and I will be keeping it in mind. Thank you.
(no subject) - bevhale - Sep. 15th, 2008 06:40 pm (UTC) - Expand
Sep. 13th, 2008 06:16 pm (UTC)
I'm sorry for your pain. I wish I could help.
Sep. 13th, 2008 06:16 pm (UTC)
I'm sorry to hear this, and wish you much speed coming out the other side of it.
Sep. 13th, 2008 06:24 pm (UTC)
I am deeply sorry to hear this. I appreciate that you are being so respectful of your marriage, your husband, and your children at a difficult time, and I hope there are happier times ahead for all of you.
Sep. 13th, 2008 07:55 pm (UTC)
Sympathies, good wishes, and hope for the future.
Sep. 13th, 2008 08:29 pm (UTC)
My take on this is it was E. I bet you guys got near the 10 year mark. And E didnt like the ramifications of his prenuptial agreement going void at the 10 year mark.
Feb. 1st, 2009 07:02 pm (UTC)
Re: hmmm
There was no pre-nuptial agreement.
Sep. 13th, 2008 10:20 pm (UTC)
sending you love.
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About Me

I'm the author of three published novels: the dark fantasies BLOODANGEL and LORD OF BONES (Roc/Penguin) and the YA supernatural thriller UNINVITED (MTV/Simon&Schuster). I also have stories in the MAMMOTH BOOK OF VAMPIRE ROMANCE 2 and ZOMBIES: ENCOUNTERS WITH THE HUNGRY DEAD. I'm working on a psychological thriller called THE DECADENTS. I am divorced, with sons, and live in Bel Air.

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