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Coping with divorce is hard. There are many unknowns: how to talk with your kids, how to move on with your life and heal your broken heart. Suzy’s blog can help

The Adventure Of Divorce

"AS A RULE OF THUMB: Adventures are not fun while they’re happening." ~ Tom Parker, Never Trust A Calm Dog And Other Rules Of Thumb Defining Adventure When I read this quote above, I immediately thought about midlife divorce, though admittedly, adventure is not the word I would have used to describe my agonizing experience at the time. [...]

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Living In The Moment After Divorce

"I think this is how we are supposed to be in the world --present and in awe. There is ecstasy in paying attention." ~Anne Lamott, Bird by Bird

 Finding Appreciation In the middle of divorce, life sometimes seems dull and dark, and sadly unworthy of our attention or appreciation. In fact, often on this divorce journey, [...]

The Journey To Your New Destination

"Is there anything as horrible as starting on a trip? Once you're off, that's all right, but the last moments are earthquake and convulsion, and the feeling that you are a snail being pulled off your rock." ~ Anne Morrow Lindbergh Isn't that the truth? The actual getting out of town (even for those short [...]

Control Your Psyche To Cope With Divorce

“Many people are in a rut and a rut is nothing but a grave, with both ends kicked out.” ~ Vance Havner Dwelling On Negativity During any time of pain, sadness, anger or fear it is easy to get in a rut. The more we dwell on the negatives of our situation, the more entrenched [...]

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Contemplating The Good, Not The Past, After Divorce

“Life appears to me too short to be spent in nursing animosity or registering wrong.” ~ Charlotte Bronte, Writer Dwelling On The Past What good does ruminating do, really? What have you gained by replaying over and over again everything that “he” or “they” did to you and your marriage? Whatever has happened, is done. Continually [...]

Seize The Moment After Divorce

"Seize the moment. Remember all those women on the Titanic who waved off the dessert cart." ~ Erma Bombeck Seize The Moment Every saying must be taken with a fair dose of common sense. We can't constantly be driven here and there without any discipline in our lives. We can't follow every whim that presents itself. [...]

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Gaining Strength Through Divorce

"I don't think jogging is healthy, especially morning jogging. If morning joggers knew how tempting they looked to morning motorists, they would stay home and do sit-ups!" ~ Rita Rudner We Can All Get Fit One of our local RADiCAL groups discussed the Get Strong chapter last night. We talked about the importance of getting [...]

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Joy Still Happens After Divorce

"Joy is what happens when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things are." ~ Marianne Williamson This Is A New Day The sunrise was beautiful this morning. Fog hugging the ground... light revealing itself slowly. This is a new day! A day full of joy waiting to be discovered. If you are struggling in the middle of [...]

By |April 30th, 2017|Coping With Divorce|Comments Off on Joy Still Happens After Divorce