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Mar 22, 2022

“Dear Donna, I’m Finally Dating”

Eight years after my spouse Donna died, I wrote this heartfelt letter to her.

In the first of this two-part series, I read the letter—it’s about our first date (and how it almost ended in blows), dying, my improbable number one bucket list item, and what Donna wanted for me after her death.

Along with my vulnerable random ramblings, I share intimacies—never revealed—even to those closest to me.

And to top it off, you’ll hear anxious awkward details about my first dating experience since Donna died.

Yes, eight years passed before I finally dated. Listen carefully lest you make these mistakes!

And there’s a whole lot more.

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  • Dear Donna Letter
  • The Ex-Boyfriend Blonde Viking
  • I'm Finally Dating
  • Dog, Cat, Or Spider Monkey
  • Did She Say It's Okay to Remarry?
  • Number One Bucket List Item
  • Will You Ever Fall In Love Again?
  • Desiring Intimacy: At What Uncertain Exhaustive Effort?
  • How Does Monkhood Make Sense?
  • I Love You Forever
  • Potential Mulligan
  • Is She A Dominatrix?
  • Ignore The Red Flags
  • Awkward, Weird, and Uncertain
  • My Heart Doesn't Wear A Watch
  • First Date: Shake Hands or Hug?
  • Turkey Buzzards
  • What To Wear On My First Date?
  • Breakfast Downward Dog
  • Should I Kiss Her?

Thanks for listening. Join me for part 2 of 2.

Past Episode Links Mentioned:

Paige Wilson: Pretending To Be Happy Part 1  Part 2  Part 3

Dr. Jennifer Katz: The Good Widow Part 1  Part 2  Part 3  Part 4

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