Coffee with a shark

If you ask most divorcees if one could compare their ex to a shark, they would most likely say ‘definitely’. After all, sharks have a bad rap (created by Hollywood) as creatures who are our blood thirsty enemies. Exes generally have this same ominous rap, but sadly (unlike sharks) they often live up to this reputation. Many divorcing guys and gals would agree that when tensions are running high, fueled by sadness, loss, grief, betrayal and anger, not…

I said “duck”

There are four ffffffffabulous classifications of people that I have come to recognize post divorce. Divorcees that swear. Divorcees that swear less. Marrieds that swear. Marrieds that don’t swear. Now just so that there is no confusion at all, Divorced Gal (DG) fits into category ONE – ‘Divorcees that swear’. You will know if you…

Dating diaries

Dating after a divorce, when you have children and were married for over a decade is what one might call ‘challenging’. It’s kind of like playing the drunk lead as an alien disguised as a human in a highly amusing sit-com called ‘Ive lost the plot – let’s have coffee babe – don’t call me…

Fairytale-alitis

Once upon a time in a land close, close by – Joburg, South Africa to be exact – lived a gal named DG. DG grew up feeling anxious to the closing theme song on ‘Carte Blanche’, on a Sunday night (like everybody else), eating pizza at Pizza Hut and Kentucky fried chicken’s mash potato with…

All that Divorced Gal (DG) needed to hear from 38 year old Pamela Wests’ mouth was “I’m not really a Girly girl” and it was like daring me to eat the whole slab of chocolate at once! I can and will eat that slab baby and me and my sensational make over team are going…