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A Hot Pocket Broke My Family

How a Hot Pocket argument led to divorce

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My daughter came home from school yesterday with a school project. She had to write an essay about an event in her life that defined her. She shared a memory I completely forgot. So, I felt compelled to write it out here on Medium.

My then-husband let a simple argument over a hot pocket destroy our family. My oldest son…




We publish memoirs, personal essays, and fictional memoir. Creative stories unpacked from the nostalgic hope chests of our lives.

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Chrissie Marie

Chrissie Marie

Legal Studies Student, Writer, & Mom.

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