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Grieving The Losses of Divorce

Mar 21, 2019

Immediately following the final decision to divorce there were so many important issues that demanded my full attention. Dealing with the Chaos My three kids were going through unexpected and unwanted transitions and needed my support. Nothing mattered more. The … Read More

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Your Divorce and Other People: Breaking the News

Feb 25, 2019

We may think that divorce is only an ordeal between two people, but in reality, it impacts many. Everyone from friends to family will feel differently once they find out you and your spouse are divorcing. But at this moment … Read More

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Your Divorce and Other People: Answering Awkward Questions

Feb 11, 2019

Divorce is an intensely personal event. In a perfect world, you could choose how much of the ordeal you share with other people and how much you want to keep to yourself. Unfortunately, other people will find out details about … Read More

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Dealing With Anger After Divorce

Feb 07, 2019

There is anger, then there is anger. When people work through a loss of any kind, they will usually feel angry at some point. And so while I understood normal feelings of anger, I didn’t know I could feel as … Read More

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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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You’re Still Mom & Dad. Your Kids Count on that Even after Divorce

Jan 23, 2018

Show Your Child How to Cope Can you still maintain the Mom & Dad roles during your divorce? Divorce is difficult for everyone, adults and children alike. As parents we want to hide the difficult stuff from our children. We … Read More

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