During that time, she had moved 100 miles from the home she loved and spent a decade eschewing all men for fear of having her heart broken again.
Instead of marriage counseling, self help, or simply talking marriage problems out, men and women are relieving their stress online. I was more than appalled, and somewhat humored to find that there are millions of married men and women searching online for that as en.would say, premier international affair. ” was the first thing that came to mind when I discovered websites like They’re worried about their husband coming home alive.” It is, though, a reality.There is no sport like baseball, in which the seven-and-a-half months from spring training to the final regular season game contains just one equivalent of a weekend, the all-star break. ” In any profession, there are experiences that only colleagues can truly understand. “I always joke that when you get traded, they kind of throw you into the family room and say, ‘Pick a friend,' " said Lory Ankiel, wife of former Nationals outfielder Rick. What if I would not be friends with any of these girls? ” Trade-deadline deals, though, are every baseball family’s worst fear. In 2010, Lory Ankiel was pregnant with her first child when Rick was dealt from Kansas City to Atlanta. So she started a Web site for baseball families, ourbaseballlife.com, which offers resources in every major league city — vets, pediatricians, where to live, approved babysitters, etc.Since then, they’ve become good friends and even wrote a book together called “The Ex-Wives’ Guide To Divorce.” Holiday is happily remarried, but Valerie is single — and Holiday was ready to set her up with a good guy.Steve was able to make a love match for Valerie, just in time for summer!'But I had to go through the mill to find happiness.My husband and I divorced in 1996 after he left me for one of my work colleagues.There are 81 more on television, when Daddy’s on the road playing shortstop and MASN provides the lonely link. and return after 11 p.m., try keeping the kids on a schedule the rest of the world would deem “normal.” When would the kids see their dad?Chelsey Desmond knows what other young mothers might think, knows what grandmothers think, knows what schoolteachers think. The explanation comes with a sigh, internal or out loud. “This is about staying together as a family,” Chelsey said.The preparation for the baseball season, sprawling and yawning before them, began in 30-minute increments in a rented Florida apartment at bedtime during spring training. The offseason schedule evolved into the baseball schedule, with tykes as third-shifters, staying up past midnight, waking up at 10 or 11 a.m.Chelsey Desmond took her two sons — Grayson, approaching his third birthday, and Cruz, just 15 months old — to bed in Viera, across the state from Sarasota, where she and her husband, Ian, grew up, where they live still. There are 81 games at Nationals Park, and try making Chelsey miss one, whether bronchitis or bad moods get in the way. With Ian’s departure for the ballpark each day around 1 or p.m.As we age, many of us start worrying what living alone will be like. Those of us who sought a single life and chose not to remarry after a divorce or spouse’s death might find ourselves rethinking our priorities.