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To Be Loved As We Are

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One of the most complex parts of growing older is letting go of what was and investing my heart into the changes of the present. Specifically, my roles and responsibilities as a woman.

I went from being a spouse in a long-term relationship, and then a parent. Now, nearly a decade later, I’m divorced, and my children are…



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Carolyn Riker

Poetry is my first love. Inspired by intuition & my chunky ginger cat. My favorite place is by the sea, sipping espressos and daydreaming.