Divorce + Homosexuality = Best Friends

A few months ago, I, my mom, and my new boy celebrated along with my ex-husband and his boy as they became husband and husband.

It all started out so normal; I was a shy girl who met an outgoing boy. Eventually, we married. Over the next ten years, our roles as husband and wife morphed into brother and sister. Inevitably, we divorced.
Then my ex-husband met another outgoing boy. They moved in together. Soon they became neighbors with me and my mom (who was battling stage IV lung cancer).
Eventually, I also met a boy, who thankfully prefers girls.
A few months ago, I, my mom, and my new boy celebrated along with my ex-husband and his boy as they became husband and husband.
A few weeks ago, my ex-husband, his husband and my boyfriend were there with me as I buried my mother.
This is my life. There’s no playbook to tell me how to handle it, but I think I have a pretty good handle on it so far.

Comments

Gunny says,

Sure sounds like it. Here's to you "the strong woman others only dream of being" keep up the great work! Sounds like you have a great boyfriend and 2 great friends!

hopesprings says,

A beautiful and inspiring story....thanks for sharing it

maryjane31 says,

You sound like you have a great handle on this. I really enjoyed your story. Real nice work.

DynamicDbytheC says,

It is so wonderful when we can accept what life gives us and make it into something beautiful and loving. Beautiful and loving memoir, thank you.

flikchik says,

Dear Gunny, Hopesprings, Maryjane and Dynamic.....your words inspire me to keep writing. Thank you all.

MsMTGlass says,

Nicely done. And the only to way to find joy is to be inspired by life.

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