Some folks describe their divorces as a mutual parting of ways. But for most, that’s not always the reality of divorce. It certainly wasn’t for me.
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Staying strong after divorce means filling in any down time so may begin to move forward. Read on for some of my favorite ways to cope.
You must embrace your painful feelings, but avoid existing in a full-blown pity party day in and day out. Consider these tips for managing your post-divorce funk.
When you’re really, really sad, it is hard to imagine things will get better. When many of the things you never dreamed of (e.g., divorce) came true anyway, it is even more difficult to envision a positive resolution. But, as cliché as it sounds, time does (eventually) heal all wounds and life does go on. […]
Dear (New Divorced) Me, Yeesh girl, you have been through quite a storm! But, you made it out of eye of the hurricane and, believe it or not, your world remains intact. Yes, it looks a bit different than it used to. Some of the people and places have changed; others have remained. The overall […]
Before my marriage ended, I moved through the world with the assumption that I’d always be with my husband. I didn’t really entertain the thought of being single again; it wasn’t part of my reality. Now, my marriage is unexpectedly over and my newly single life has begun. I’ve had to regroup, rethink, and revise […]
When my husband initiated a seemingly innocent discussion of our relationship nearly a year ago, I developed a gut feeling that something was very wrong – despite his protestations to the contrary. Fast forward a few months later and our 23-year marriage ended in divorce – something I didn’t want or expect. Thus began the process of […]