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Season 1: Chapters 1 - 10

Love, marriage and life after betrayal.

Season 2: Chapters 11 - 20

Booze, bad decisions and the monster called Loneliness.

Season 3: Chapters 21 - 28

Wanderlust, getting lost and going home.

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Chapter 1: Not if, how

Tarot cards, The Musician vs The Scientist and a crossroads at 39.

Chapter 2: Why not?

The proposal, a wedding DJ named Pino and everything is full of promise.

Chapter 3: The feelings I don't feel

Marriage is awesome, an ultimatum and the happiest look on his face.

Chapter 4: Impossible to see

The baby, the isolation and sudden blindness.

Chapter 5: The bomb

Throwing an ashtray, a suspicious umbrella and ... the end.

Chapter 6: Fallout

A flaming mattress, "moving on" and what Birdie knows.

Chapter 7: Protection

Strength from a stranger, martial law and my friend sets him straight.

Chapter 8: Left and leaving

Moving out, a ghost in my new apartment and post-marital sex.

Chapter 9: Freedom

Freewheeling with my friends vs being a "divorcée" and the superconnectors.

Chapter 10: Forza

A trip to Italy, the world’s BEST water and the forza I’ll need to keep going.

Chapter 11: Hold It Together

Sex, sailboats and a Dark 'n Stormy. I kick off Season 2 with first times and quantum leaps ...

Chapter 12: Half-life

Hookup culture, the paradox of choice, Sex in the City and love off the coast of Newfoundland ...

Chapter 13: The Saddest Optimist

Princess Leia, engagement rings, part-time parenting and music in the MRI ...

Chapter 14: Adrift

Springsteen, my one and done policy, The Bad Ones and an orphan Christmas...

Chapter 15: The New World

Rock Lobster, being Italian, a man in my kitchen and advice from an ex-husband ...

Chapter 16: Sidelines

Wasted love, de-extinction, vanishing points, a divorce office and a sure thing...

Chapter 17: The Lonely

Bob Dylan on my old guitar, what lonely feels like and just another tequila cupcake ...

Chapter 18: He Exists

Beyoncé versus Sade, begging God for a boyfriend, JT's Mirrors and waiting for elevators ...

Chapter 19: So it Goes

U2, unicorns, timequakes, red hills and the wisdom of Drew Barrymore ...

Chapter 20: Someone Good

Lou Reed's bookend, curse of the double Scorpio and a serpent eating its own tail ...