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“Solitude is the furnace of transformation.” ~ Henri Nouwen, author of The Way of the Heart When I was coping with my midlife divorce, I often found myself alone. Not just alone for a few hours in the day, but alone, alone. After our last [...]
“While grief is fresh, every attempt to divert only irritates.” ~ Dr. Samuel Johnson A Battle For Survival As I write these daily thoughts about midlife divorce recovery, I realize that you who read them are at different places in this journey. For many of you, the [...]
“Reality is the leading cause of stress for those in touch with it.” ~ Jane Wagner, One of Lily Thomlin’s comedy writers The reality of divorce causing stress hits you in the face as soon as the process starts. Nothing about a divorce induces calm [...]
“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 Questioning Where am I going in life? What is life all [...]
"We’ve been so busy being the good wife… the good mother… the good daughter, the outstanding employee, the successful entrepreneur, and everyone else’s idea of what 'perfect' is supposed to be that we’ve lost touch with who we really are.” Elaine St. James, author of [...]
"To fear is one thing. To let fear grab you by the tail and swing you around is another." ~ Katherine Paterson, author The Unknowns What's in the dark places of your life right now? Who's scaring you? What are you afraid of? In the [...]
It's Not Your Responsibility Because it's Father's Day, many of you are probably dealing with feelings of guilt and sadness about what has been lost in your children's lives. One important thing to remember, however, is that it's not your responsibility to "fix" Father's Day [...]
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 [...]
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