Holding A Grudge Only Hurts YOU

"Don't carry a grudge. While you're carrying the grudge ... the other guy's out dancing." ~ Anonymous Getting Angry You are in your bed crying because your wasband is out of town with his little honey with him; or you are enraged that you are having to deal with all of this agony and frustration while he has [...]

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After Divorce: Be Wonder Woman!

"Machiavelli famously said that is better for leaders to be feared than to be loved. But leaders should choose love -- or rather warmth -- first. Trust and understanding ultimately increase influence. Leaders can project both warmth and strength in several ways -- for instance, by adopting certain body poses." ~ Harvard Business Review article, "How [...]

By |April 26th, 2017|Coping With Divorce|Comments Off on After Divorce: Be Wonder Woman!

Divorce Recovery: Loving Ourselves

"To become self-reliant, you must trust your own inner nature and love yourself. Then, if the Wizard tells you to bring back the broomstick of the Wicked Witch of the West, you will pay absolutely no attention to that man behind the curtain." ~ Joey Green, The Zen of Oz When We Don't Love Ourselves Most [...]

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Giving Yourself Permission To Fall Apart After Divorce

"The next time you feel like you are falling apart: Set a timer. Cry as hard as you can for five minutes. When the timer rings, get up. Go on with your day… wash the dishes, pick up your child.” ~ Geneen Roth, When You Eat at the Refrigerator, Pull Up a Chair Falling Apart Yesterday, [...]

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The Divorce Process: When To Date Again

"Never get involved with a flamenco dancer, no matter how gorgeous, whether he is from New Jersey or Peru." ~ From Normal Is Just A Setting On The Dryer A Desire For Closeness Some of you may be at the point where you are beginning to think about dating again. But the danger is that you [...]

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Surviving Divorce: Step Up To The Challenge

"Don't forget to swing hard, in case you hit the ball." ~ Woodie Held The Best Hitters Swing... & Strike-Out I love baseball! Last night my children and grandchildren were here for dinner because my youngest son is in town from New York. After dinner the kids found an old metal T-ball bat and a [...]

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Dealing With The Rejection Of Divorce

"Being a widow is way better than being a divorcee. It's better in every way. Financially, definitely. And it has to be far less damaging emotionally. Plus, everybody feels sorry for you and wants to help out. Nobody takes sides after a funeral the way they do with a divorce; there's only one side left [...]

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How To Survive Divorce: Lighten Up!

"Against the force of laughter, nothing can stand." ~ Mark Twain Laughter One of the RADiCAL women sent me this article a few years ago, and I found it to be really encouraging! The gist is that, we should all lighten up if we want the best kind of life. Wild, uproarious laughter probably hasn't been [...]

By |April 16th, 2017|Coping With Divorce|Comments Off on How To Survive Divorce: Lighten Up!