Tag Archives: Family

His reply to my email

The reply to my email (you can read it here) was not at all what I expected, nor did it make any sense. Here is his reply: It is exhausting enough saying one thing to another person,  the other person … Continue reading

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She is in his country – only an arm’s-length away

She is now in his country after four years and even though she is approximately 300 miles away from where he lives, he is using excuses as to why he cannot see her.  He had three months to plan for … Continue reading

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Bloom where you are Planted

This was always a phrase that expats would use back in the day. It taught us that when you find yourself in a place where you didn’t really choose to be, and then realized you were going to stay a while, … Continue reading

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Time Lost

I wonder what it is like to have a child and even though there is distance, to not even try to keep communication going. I often think to myself that when my daughter leaves and start her own life, I … Continue reading

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To my Daughter’s Father Part II

I wish you would have done it right and were her first love and the man who would never leave her heart. I wish you would have been the father in her life and the one she would measure all … Continue reading

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To my Daughter’s Father

Over the years, I don’t think it has ever crossed your mind what you have put our daughter through. It hasn’t been the distance or even the fact that I brought her back with me to my home country. It … Continue reading

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Worlds Apart – Overcoming the Distance

My daughter requested a Skype call with her father. He kept her waiting for over two hours because he said he was busy. First he said he was talking to his boss (even though he doesn’t work on weekends). Then … Continue reading

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