When you’re in divorce recovery, it’s crucial that you avoid HALT: becoming Hungry, Angry, Lonely, and Tired.
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Dating after Divorce: Finding the Return on Your Investment For the last three years, I’ve been untangling myself from a bad investment, made on the heels of my divorce. I’m not speaking of high powered financial bets gone awry, I’m talking about relationships that should have been nipped in the bud. Instead, l did what […]
Find Relief from Divorce Anxiety with Journaling Nothing rouses the anxiety monster like divorce. You’ll do anything to run away from it. Drugs? Exercise? Meditation? Here’s my secret weapon to combat divorce anxiety: journaling. Journaling? No kidding. It’s a surefire way to kill the demons of doubt. It’s what kept me sane last week during […]
Find Those Trusted Friendships During Divorce
Who knew? As I lay motionless in the MRI tube yesterday, I learned a valuable piece of divorce advice: No matter what “noise” rattles and screams around you, there’s a way to listen beyond it – to hear the music that’s your key to survival. You can turn fear into focus, even in the scariest of […]
How are you coping with your divorce? In therapy? Taking meds? Shaky and unsure of your future? Want more peace of mind immediately? Start meditating. It needs to be part of your daily routine, right now. I’ve seen it work miracles with my divorcing clients. It’s time for you to catch the train. Two weeks […]
When your spouse is unfaithful, you feel blindsided, furious, humiliated, and hurt. After my own experience, here are my best tips for those struggling with infidelity and divorce.
Here’s a blinding flash of the obvious: People are going to annoy you over the holidays – more than any other time of the year. But you know that. Why bring it up? Because if you’re in the midst of a divorce, your mental health may be teetering on the edge of sanity during the […]
Last night, I binged on House Of Cards, the Netflix drama. Frank Underwood, diabolical President of the United States (Kevin Spacey), gave Claire, his equally evil First Lady (Robin Wright), a pair of 2 Carat diamond earrings. Big ones. A sign of love? Hardly. It was bait. He needed her cooperation. How could she say […]
Since my divorce, I’ve savored my life as a single person. Every now and then, however, I’m reminded of the down side of my singleness, and I miss having a partner. It happened last weekend. My lonely self-pity party had reached its peak when a miracle happened. A loud wake-up call blasted forth: Your status […]