Don’t you think you deserve it?

Coco Rivers:

An excellent post, aptly timed. This resonated with me as I know many people who struggle with similar issues. I was not one of them, however. The day my divorce was final, I jumped up and down in the halls of justice and hugged my lawyer lmao. On my way home, I played Sweet Justice by the phenomenal Ms. Jill Scott ;).

Listen: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bb2GBsLSMtA

Take Courage,

C.

Originally posted on One Sister's Rant:

Happy New Year!
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A close friend called last night to tell me her divorce had been finalized.

Twenty three years of hardships and struggles had finally come to an end.

“I guess now I can tick the box that says single on my tax return” she said through her tears.

Hearing her sob on the other end, I felt confused.

During the two years it had taken for her divorce to become final, I had heard her talk about how unhappy she was, of how she felt like a prisoner in her home, how she wished she could break free.

Yet the day had arrived and she had welcomed it sobbing.

“What will I do now?” she wailed. “I feel utterly incomplete.”

For once, I was at a loss for words.

Should I tell her to host a party to declare her new state of independence, or should I…

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4 thoughts on “Don’t you think you deserve it?”

  1. Coco, I am honored that you reblogged this post! Thank you, chica! The thought of you jumping up and down after your divorce had me giggling! That’s the spirit, lady! Loved the Jill Scott tune! Hugs to you! :)

    1. Hey Bella, I am always delighted when I make you giggle :). Seriously though, it was a triumphant day for me and an end to a very unhappy time. I chose to move forward with my life rather than continue being in an unhappy situation. IMO, the key is having faith that life has more in store for you. By moving forward to meet your possibilities you open the door to happiness as yet unimagined.

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