Elvis Presley recorded the classic song Blue Christmas in 1957. That’s a long time ago for a tune that is still on the radio. I imagine you’re familiar with its lyrics of, “I’ll have a blue Christmas without you.” The song hits home for anyone who faces Christmas after losing a love.
And so it goes with divorce. Christmas highlights our losses and reinforces our sense of loneliness. Christmases impacted by divorce are subject to being blue.
The First Christmas
My separation occurred about two weeks before Christmas. I must admit, I felt like decking something but it wasn’t the halls. Anger, rejection, […]