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Coping With Divorce

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

While The Grief Of Divorce Is Fresh

“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 “grief is fresh.” You are still in that raw and [...]

Holding Your Tongue During Divorce

“I actually learned that you have more power when you shut up.” ~ Andy Warhol Strength In Silence People from every culture and every country and every religious persuasion speak virtuously about silence. As a young man, Andy Warhol came to the conclusion that it was virtually impossible to get someone to do what you [...]

How Do I Get Over A Divorce?

At this point you may have come to the realization that getting over a divorce is a lot more complicated than you thought. In fact, you may be asking yourself: "How long am I going to feel like this? When am I going to start feeling better? Why can't I stop obsessing over this divorce? [...]

Finding Control During Divorce

“And life – especially in the crucible of a divorce – is really a continual series of decisions about how to act.” ~ Gabriel Cohen Out Of Control Gabriel Cohen’s statement, “a continual series of decisions about how to act,” sounds so in control, when everything that happens in a divorce is so out of control. Almost [...]

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Fun Again After Divorce? Really?

“To play, to be amused, to enjoy the moment without judgments is to have access to the child within.” ~ Robert Fulghum, Words I Wish I Wrote I have had quite a few chances to be around grandchildren this last month. I'm reminded how children can teach us incredible lessons about enjoying life. They are constantly [...]

Spend Your Life After Divorce

"Life is ours to be spent, not saved." ~ D.H. Lawrence Life Is Unpredictable Life is an incredible adventure. Sometimes we are on a raft floating on a shallow, warm lagoon sipping fresh squeezed pineapple juice wondering how life could be any more beautiful. Sometimes we are on a tugboat or a barge doing our [...]