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“ Learning to trust no matter what life turns out to be is a great discovery.” ~ Sue Bender, Plain and Simple Wisdom Trust is a simple, yet complicated, topic. For most of 33 years, I trusted my ‘wasband.’ I trusted him even after his [...]
“’I’m lonely for myself." ~ Erin (9th Grader) Who Am I? Erin speaks eloquently for many of us. "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' [...]
"To fear is one thing. To let fear grab you by the tail and swing you around is another." ~ Katherine Paterson, author What's in the dark places of your life right now? Who's scaring you? What are you afraid of? In the midnight of a [...]
“A man is not a financial plan.” ~ Dee Lee, Financial Expert In a way, the quote above makes me mad. Before my midlife divorce, my then-husband was not my financial plan … he was, as I often told him, "my husband, my lover, my [...]
“I rejoice in life for its own sake. Life is no brief candle to me. It’s a sort of splendid torch which I’ve got to hold up for the moment and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it on [...]
"Whatever bits and pieces of my true self had unraveled over a lifetime as I tried to meet the expectations of others seemed to have knitted themselves back into place." ~ Alice Steinbach, Educating Alice: Adventures of a Curious Woman At the beginning of my [...]
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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