Divorce Survival

I Never Thought This Would Be My Story

Jan 16, 2019

A few years ago, my marriage of over twenty years came to an end. Simply put, I never thought that would be my story. After many years of struggle, hurt and failed attempts to make things better, I found myself … Read More

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Surviving the First Holiday Without Your Spouse

Dec 21, 2018

Sometimes, what are supposed to be happy occasions are instead times of sadness. This is especially true during the first holiday after your divorce. Being alone during a traditionally joyful time can amplify that sadness. The distress and sadness can … Read More

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Bring the Power of Mindfulness to Your Holidays

Dec 17, 2018

The holiday season is supposed to be a happy time, full of joy and good cheer. But if you’re going through a divorce, however, this time of year can be overwhelming. You might feel you’re unable to manage your grief … Read More

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Surviving Divorce. How Will I Get Through This?

Sep 25, 2018

In the Linda Ronstadt song “Poor, Poor Pitiful Me”, she sings about a breakup. She describes it as he “put me through some changes Lord. Sort of like a Waring blender”. Divorce can feel like that you are whirring in … Read More

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Don’t Let Anger Derail Your Divorce

Mar 13, 2018

It’s impossible to go through a divorce without experiencing some anger. And usually you both experience resentment, abandonment, disillusionment, sadness, loneliness, guilt, and fear. Anger is a powerful emotion that requires a great deal of energy, adrenaline and resources. In … Read More

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Solo and Lonely at Christmas? Create Your Own ‘Snow Globe’ Vision of the Holiday

Dec 08, 2017

Solo and Lonely at Christmas? Create Your Own ‘Snow Globe’ Vision of the Holiday Whether you are divorced, separated or widowed, you may feel less than festive about the holidays. The life changes you are experiencing can make you feel … Read More

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You are the CEO of your life! Take Charge!

Sep 21, 2017

You are in the Financial Driver’s Seat After a divorce, many people experience a substantial change in living style. Let’s face it, where there were two incomes, now there is one.  Where the cost of living was split between two, now … Read More

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Personal Affirmations: Replace Negative Self-Talk with Positive Statements during Divorce Recovery

Aug 29, 2017

Personal Affirmations: Replace Negative Self-Talk with Positive Statements during Divorce Recovery Divorce shakes the very foundation of anyone going through it. Individuals who consider themselves strong and resilient are stunned by the toll divorce takes on their self-esteem. For once … Read More

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Divorce and Work: Keeping Your Job During Your Divorce

Jun 27, 2017

With so much of your life upended during divorce, your job is that last thing you want to risk. You are moving your residence, your social circle is changing, your finances are challenging, and your parenting is affected. On top … Read More

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Summertime Stress? Getting The Kids through Summer Vacation during a Break-up

May 22, 2017

Whether you are divorcing or separating, it’s not easy to break up. It’s hard to focus on anything but the decisions required to separate from your partner. You are overloaded with decisions about splitting up the assets and debts, custody, … Read More

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