Starting Over: Pressing Life's Reset Button

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Starting over could be the result of moving to another country, salvaging the remains of a burned down home or ending a marriage. The experience can feel anywhere from devastating to cathartic.

If you've started over, tell us about how you reset your life.


Amy Dickinson, writes the syndicated column, "Ask Amy" for the Chicago Tribune, author of The Mighty Queens of Freeville

Renee Sylar, author of Good-Enough Mother, former anchor of "The Early Show" on CBS



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