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"I was really upset. I was staying up all night drinking white wine, crying, and watching those stupid infomercials on TV. Then I got an idea to start ordering whatever I saw on TV and sending it to Gary. I sent him all kinds of [...]
"As with language, so with life: less is often more. The quality of life is marked by what you can do without and still do well. The best things in life aren't things. Simplify. Thoreau subscribed to this line of thinking. So did Buddha, Lao-tzu, [...]
“Many of us go through life with only a fuzzy sense of where we are going.” ~ Jeffrey Young, PhD and Janet Klosko, PhD, Reinventing your Life: How to Break Free from Negative Life Patterns When The Unexpected Strikes Where are you going? What’s your plan [...]
Divorce is filled with big changes. Huge adjustments. Countless challenges. When we're coping with divorce, it seems that every time we turn around, we are faced with some gigantic upheaval in our day-to-day life. Every day is a challenge to keep our balance without falling into the pit of despair. [...]
"When you find yourself in a useless battle, walk off the battlefield." ~ Hugh Prather, The Little Book of Letting Go His Mind Was Made Up Hugh's comment above is very helpful. I know during my midlife divorce struggle, I fought so many unnecessary battles. I [...]
"There is a fountain of youth. It is your mind, your talents, the creativity you bring in your life and the lives of people you love." ~ Sophia Loren On rare occasions, I think about getting old. Every so often, I look at myself in [...]
Get Active! Without a doubt, one of the most transformative ways to get through your divorce and be a more effective parent is to become an active person. During my Mom's recovery period after the divorce, I could always tell the days when she missed a workout. [...]
Although divorce is a challenge for everyone involved, there are many ways you can make the transition easier for your children. In general, children are adaptable and will adjust to the new situation, but even the most resilient people can become overwhelmed when too much [...]
At its core, a loyalty conflict occurs when two parties expect a third party to side with them over the other because they either disagree or don't like each other. Vying for their child(ren)'s loyalty may be one of the most prevalent challenges for parents during a divorce. Considering [...]
Women on the Divorce Recovery Journey
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I thank God and you for being there for me.”
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