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If our marriage has survived into our fifties, we think it should be smooth sailing after that. That’s turning out not to be the case. Sadly, the results are that more divorces are happening after 50 (sometimes called Gray Divorces), affecting our children, our finances, [...]
“Let’s do something cheap and superficial; Let’s do something that we might regret; Let’s do something shallow and insensitive, ‘Cause this might be the only chance we get.” Sung by Burt Reynolds in the movie, Cannonball Run Empty Promises Have you ever read the book How [...]
“Growing as wild women involves breaking out of cages, boxes, stereotypes, categories, and captivity. It involves standing tall, laughing loudly, and being who we really are.” ~ SARK, Succulent Wild Woman The Discomfort Of Growth Growing is uncomfortable and often feels perilous. And the deep-level [...]
“Positive thinking seems to be mandatory in the breast cancer world, to the point that unhappiness requires a kind of apology.” ~ Barbara Ehrenreich, Bright-Sided: How the Relentless Promotion of Positive Thinking Has Undermined America The Sadness As a Christian woman, do you ever feel [...]
“She said that faith is not about how we feel; it is about how we live.” ~ Anne Lamott, Plan B: Further Thoughts on Faith The Despair Of Divorce If you’re a normal woman going through the despair of divorce, things have been bleak for [...]
“… An individual needs suffering and misfortune: they compel the deepening of the inner life and generate a spiritual upsurge.” ~Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, The Gulag Archipelago Comfort The Gulag Archipelago is required reading in Russia. It is the account of one man’s victory over unbelievably horrible circumstances, and [...]
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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