The ending of a marriage is also the beginning of a new life: one in which you can define your own narrative and live more authentically.
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Divorce can be a struggle against lies and fear. Don’t try to get through it all without support or guidance. Here are tips and resources for dealing with lies and fear during divorce.
If this is your first Mother’s Day after divorce, consider the following advice before deciding whether or not to include your children’s grandmother in celebrations.
For divorcing people, the New Year may be a cause for sadness instead of celebration.
My husband met Gwen Stefani once, many moons ago. He jokes that he was about to ask her to have a drink with him when Gavin Rossdale swooped in and stole her out from under his nose. When I first read the story of her divorce from Gavin, I sent him a Facebook post and […]
According to my calendar, it is almost that time of year again…the dreaded holidays. There are few things worse for the adult dealing with parents that are divorced or divorcing than the holiday season. The holiday season is fraught with all kinds of obstacles, the first one being the transition of any traditions where the […]
My Facebook feed blew up last week regarding the topic of Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie’s divorce. I am not sure if people are dealing with shock, sadness, or some other emotion regarding the break-up of a celebrity marriage that people had idealized or some other issue is happening. However, it has caused me to […]
My youngest son just turned 15. This has brought to my mind a story from shortly after I had adopted my children. My ex-husband and I adopted our children in March of 2005, following a six-month foster care placement for the kids. We had to move the date because my grandfather died, and that meant […]
I’m debating writing a second book and calling it “Death and Divorce”. I thought that I was finished with my ex-husband when we divorced and he got everything. He barred me from the children, aided in no small part by his mother, “our church”, and my father. I even have the letter my father’s wife […]
Mother’s Day isn’t the easiest holiday in the world. Many women around the world are anguished over wanting to be a mother, and the holiday reminds them of this. Some women have lost their children in family court while divorcing a narcissist, and again the day reminds them of this. Other women are stepmothers watching […]