I don’t get it. Where are all the ex-wives?
I took a look around the ethers for other websites having to do with what I call blended families, or e-x-t-e-n-d-e-d families — and all I could come up with were sites for stepfamilies, or anthropological sites analyzing multi-generational families in other countries.
I did get one reference to the The challenges for Mom & Stepmom on urbanMamas, a Portland, OR-based site.
I did a search for ex-wife blogs and came across one that’s entertainingly written and really extensive, detailing their nightmarish run-ins with a ex- who suffers from mental illness. There are millions of mentions of celebrity divorces (Eddie Murphy, Paul
McCartney, Bobbie Brown) and lots of references to a Serbian farmer who insisted on cutting his farming gear, literally, in half before he split his property with his ex-wife.
“Single mother” yielded even fewer results, though I’ve now bookmarked (Single Mother on the Verge, go check it out, she’s a gas). I thought I had maybe landed in the wrong place, at first, given the blonde model in a bikini, but no, it was an entry about boob envy. I’m a bit of an Anglophile, so I got sucked right in.
If anyone knows about any other sites devoted to extended/blended families (and what should we call these things?!) besides the ones listed left, will you let me know?! Thanks!
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