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A Dirty Little Secret About Divorce and Hope

The miracles that happen in your life after divorce are sometimes slow in coming.  Some years, spring takes longer to show up.  Most of us are still digging around in the dirt of divorce, and finding anything good in the middle of that, seems unlikely.  But believe me, good things are coming.

Here’s what Margaret […]

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Get physical after divorce

The reason to move is to reteach our bodies their loveliness.”  Geneen Roth in When You Eat at the Refrigerator, Pull Up a Chair.

When I speak or counsel or write about midlife divorce recovery, I almost always mention the importance of exercise.  Research from all over the place re-confirms the fact that exercise is […]

By |October 11th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

Self Esteem in the Pits After Divorce?

“Disciplining yourself to do what you know is right, and important, although difficult, is the highest road to pride, self-esteem and personal satisfaction.”  Margaret Thatcher

If someone asked you how you’re feeling right now, what would you say?  During a midlife divorce, here are some of the words that probably come to mind:  confused, discouraged, […]

Ex-husbands and their younger girlfriends

I am usually serious on these blogs because I know how heartbreaking a midlife divorce is.  For awhile, it’s an awful, debilitating grief.  But even with the challenging sadness, there are moments of hilarity and laughter when a group of women get together for social time after a R.A.D.I.C.A.L. support group meeting where we […]

Ten Online Dating Safety Tips

Ten Essential Online Dating Safety Tips

Online dating is a good way to meet fantastic people who share your interests and passions.  Every year, tens of thousands of people get married as a result of meeting on an online dating service.  Millions of people are doing it and in general online dating is regarded as […]

By |September 12th, 2012|Uncategorized|5 Comments|