Now, I think it's great when co-parenting works, and it sounds like Mayim and her ex are doing an incredible job of managing what, we all know, is a highly complex relationship.
As a divorced single mum, though, I have some issues with her words; those she speaks and those that hang between the lines.
When you say you want to feel love, what do you want to find?Call it naivety, or wishful thinking, but never did I once consider that we would go seven years without having a full nights' sleep, and sometimes be so exhausted that I wouldn't be able to muster the energy to even smile.Imagine spending thousands to ensure that one 24 hour period of your life is filled with beauty; from your outfit, to the ground that you walk on right down to the napkins that you wipe your face on and then the next day, you never get to see it again - because the memory card in your cousins camera failed or the flash didn't work on the disposables.Now the wedding is done, comes the question - do I give up my name?The name I've lived with and been known by for 35 years? I still hate the idea that women don't have their own names - they have the name of their fathers, or their mother's fathers Reading this, people would probably think that all you have to do is speak up, or walk away. After months or years of having your life, soul and freedom chipped away at its hard to have any opinion at all.
It's like that big black hole is where your personality and individuality once were.In the era of Tinder and hook-up culture, it can be hard for any of you unicorns looking for love and serious relationships to navigate without getting your dreams and hopes shattered. Emotional abuse often starts slowly and in such a way that you don't notice it.Dating is no longer simply a way to find out whether two people are suitable for a relationship. A nasty comment or remark designed to belittle you.A confusing conversation where you are persuaded that things didn't happen the way you recall or you end up accepting blame for something that wasn't your fault.Georgie and I have been best friends for over five years, during which we have shed tears over a number of abominable relationships, and have laughed in disbelief at some shocking dating disasters.Let's just say, our milkshake brings all the twats to the yard.