But not for long, because I don’t give up or give in easily. I enjoy the vibrant life I’ve created, but it’s not yet complete.

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Yes, my life is gloriously full, AND I want a relationship. Before my divorce, I was more of a follower than a leader, more passive than active.

Unfortunately, many of the men I date don’t understand how that works. Now, I’m an independent homeowner, bill payer, business owner, single mom, and CEO of my life.

We learned he had Fanconi Anemia, a rare genetic disease that often causes bone marrow failure and death, usually before a child reaches adulthood.

My husband was understandably overwhelmed and angered by our son’s disease. I studied all the literature available at the library (there was no internet in those days).

But my most recent relationship taught me that it is safe to slowly open up and rely on someone else from time-to-time. More so, the idea of another person having that much of an affect over me, really scared me.

But I never really understood it until my last relationship.

women is like dating someone who has Type A personality.

They have their minds made up, they know what they want and there is no time for games or drama.

Our firstborn child was born with many birth defects.