For more than 25 years, my passion has been helping people navigate the turbulent waters of life, especially divorce. Together, my clients, readers and I strategize, rediscover, redesign and reclaim the life they want to live – based on their own strengths and my practical, no-nonsense 6 tiered plan. I’m a speaker and seminar leader (both in person and on my website), an author, a therapist and coach. My most important job is writing. I devote a major part of my day to it. The art of the written word – the content we provide, through blogs, social media, newsletters and books are our lifelines to clients crying out for help, inspiration, or facts about divorce. After my own brutal divorce after 33 years of marriage, I refocused my professional
For 5 years, I was a communications consultant to Cincinnati Bar Association, training lawyers on sensitive client communication concerning personal issues (divorce, relationships, sexuality). I coached neurosurgeons on patient communication concerning personal issues (divorce, relationships, sexuality) post-surgery at the Mayfield Neurological Institute. For 25 years, I worked as coach, therapist, and relationship expert specializing in divorce recovery, sexuality, and strategies for starting over. For 19 years, I did this concurrently with lawyer coaching and my corporate sales training. From 2007 to today, 2015, my entire business focus is on divorce recovery and life change strategy. I spent 5 years facilitating educational and support program in San Francisco for women only around divorce/relationship/sexuality issues, entitled Sex On The Porch. This will soon be offered on my website in call-in chat version. I have also contributed to Huffington Post as a blogger (divorce, over 50).
I am the author of Sexperienced: Guide for the Seasoned Woman Seeking New Possibilities (2011), Exhale MidLife Body Blues: 6 steps to Loving Your Body at Midlife and Beyond (2013), A Move Unbecoming A Princess. My own inspirational and hope-giving memoir of my cataclysmic divorce and the wild journey afterwards - from chaos to normalcy (Feb 2016).
In grey divorce, when a transition lover appears, the challenge is to recognize it for the temporary relationship it is. Here’s divorce advice on how to be thankful and what to do when it ends. New, permanent partners are out there, even later in life.
Insomnia and divorce often go together. 3 a.m. divorce demons are haunting and scary. You can avoid them. Here's divorce advice to help you go to sleep, stay asleep, and and wake up feeling rested rather than exhausted.
Grey divorce: divorce over 50, 60, 70 or 80 can raise scary doubts about yourself, in spite of your newfound freedom. Divorce Advice: Never give up on yourself. Use these three grey divorce tips 24/7. You have more skills, knowledge and wisdom than you ever had at 25! You can thrive! Yes, you can!
Holiday divorce blues aren’t forever, though it feels that way now. Is there a pill for divorce-recovery loneliness during the holidays? Yes, but here’s straight-shooting divorce advice on alternative methods. Turn pain into gain, and learn a new life-skill: nurturing yourself.
In divorce recovery, starting over in a new town after divorce is daunting, especially if over 50, if kids have left, if the job is gone, or if you're retired. It takes courage and bravery to create a whole new life from scratch – especially after grey divorce. Here’s how.
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