Welcome to Lemonaid! A story of two 40-something women embarking upon our mid-life awakening and living the cliché by falling in love with each other, and navigating our way through life, therapy and blended families. Our story is told through letters on the same theme, from each of us to a friend. If you’re considering making your own leap (and your own LemonAid), for whatever reason, join us for the highs, the lows and everything in between…
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Dear you, I know lots of people say that winning millions on the lottery is the thing that would most change their lives. But for me, ‘life changing’ seems to have decided to gently tiptoe in the back door rather than announcing itself loudly with a fanfare and a...read more
Dear you, You’re not the first to ask me the "Have you always been gay?" question. Often accompanied by the "Why wait so long to come out?", "Why have children with a man?", "Surely you’re bi and not gay?" and even the really cheeky "Why have you shagged so many men...read more
Dear you, It's not all been a bed of roses. I know it can be easy to focus on the upsides, especially in the beginning when a new relationship is fresh and exciting, but there have been many difficult aspects in making this leap to totally change all our lives....read more
Dear You, So why does someone straight suddenly decide age 42, to leave the father of their two kids, and begin a romantic relationship with a close same sex friend? One of the biggest reasons was that I really didn’t want to get to the end of my life and not have...read more
Dear you, OK OK!!! So I drop a bombshell like that and then don’t give you enough juicy details!! Well, I think I began to feel we could be good friends when she out-pooed me at Forest School!! As the queen of poo gags and double entendres I am always impressed if...read more
Dear you, I'm not going to beat about the proverbial bush, great choice of pun as you'll soon see... I'm now in a relationship with a woman!!! Can you guess who?? You never will. Most people that know us both would never have put us together in a million years because...read more