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reading "Half a Heart: Sharing Custody of My Son"

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I recently subscribed to LENNY, an e-newsletter from Lena Dunham and Jenni Konner, two of the women behind one of my absolute favourite TV shows, GIRLS. If you're not familiar with it, I strongly urge you to get acquainted. The below piece appeared in the most recent Lenny Letter. It's about shared custody after a divorce, and it seriously tugged at ALL my heart strings. Luckily Harper is still pretty young, so she doesn't ask the hard questions about why Mama and Dada don't live together (yet), and it's only a night at a time that I don't get to see her... Which is not yet too heart-wrenching. But still, the loss of the dream of a family that is whole and unbroken, that is not "exploded" as the author put it, is something that takes a while to come to terms with. Anyway, it's a beautiful read, and it definitely has made me look up the authors book(s) on Amazon...

PS - the first Amazon review of the author's first book, Drunk Mom, is by Lena D…