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Green Sweater of Grief

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I came across my ex-husband’s favorite green sweater this morning. My daughter wore it to school yesterday, unbeknownst to me. She’s in that baggy sweater preteen phase, I suppose.

Seeing my ex’s sweater hurt my heart a little. Not because I miss him or want to be with him again; I know better now. But because it reminded me of a time when I thought things were good and we…



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