Dance of a wounded friend

The Dance Card - Finding Love After Divorce

It was late and I decided to close up my screen of romantic desires and rest my weary eyes and not-so nimble fingers. Time to catch up on all those things I set aside: dishes, laundry the typical daily routines that needed attention.

Those chores were interrupted. A frantic phone call; much like the call I received a few years earlier from my girlfriend Beth. At that time she was in crisis mode, her husband was leaving her for another woman and wanted my help. They resolved that temporary glitch in their disrupted family life and they survived. That was 6 years ago. I was happy about that.

Today it would be her husband of 40 years, Jeff. He wanted “out” again and here was  good ole Annie to the rescue. I answered: He wanted to talk…

Opening this door of conversation was like opening the wounds from my past…

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The Dance Card Looking For Love After Divorce Im Back


After a whirlwind media tour of my book “The Dance Card” Looking For Love after Divorce, I have found myself relocating to another part of the country. From my midwest roots to the vibrancy of the Southwest……The question is… Will there be more romantic options out here ? Still single and looking for love

The task has been enjoyable and filled with characters worthy of their own stories. But before I proceed. To all those men and women finding themselves in a difficult life changing situations such as a Divorce and wondering if there is life after such a traumatic event. I want to assure you that THERE IS!

As you deal with the many stages of grieving over your loss, realize that you are ever evolving into a new and different individual. We all have so  much to offer and to think that the life that you led before should define who you are today only serves to restrict you from the positive and exciting things to come. I had to discover this for myself as you will too.

My newest publication on dating after divorce “The New Dance Card” Looking For Love Online  continues my 8 year journey searching for that right partner in love.

I chronicle my efforts in trying to find someone that fits within the framework of my life and his. But before opening my second “dance card” and auditioning new dates. I have revisited my first dance card and the 10 suitors  that were in my first book.Where are they now? Did we reconnect on a different level later? Any of them married? Fascinating, romantic and cautionary tales!

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The Dance Card - Finding Love After Divorce

AH!!!   The internet. We have reached new levels where no man has gone before. I seem to remember that phrase from a long forgotten television show.  No one ever  thought it possible to be communicating through air waves prompted from a little virtual screen atop ones desk in the privacy of their safe homes.

But here we are the masses joined together looking for connections on so many levels. Friends , family work, networking for business , life and now for love.

“LET THE DANCES BEGIN”  As I am pondering the quest to meet someone new to incorporate into my life, I first had to muddle through the process of signing up on a dating site. Words cannot express the shock I felt when perusing the various cyberspace possibilities.

All of this seemed overwhelming and I decided to dive deep into this murky pool with the intention of just…

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