About Suzy Brown

Suzy developed Midlife Divorce Recovery as a safe refuge for people healing and surviving the overwhelm of divorce. Starting her first RADiCAL support group in 2003 she's been helping women navigate the journey of divorce ever since.

Unwanted Divorce

2018-12-14T11:07:42+00:00

I didn’t want to be divorced. I always thought my ex and I could fix anything and could even be stronger than ever. But when I finally realized I couldn’t save my marriage, and my unwanted divorce was final, I wondered how I could survive. I honestly thought I would never really be happy

Unwanted Divorce2018-12-14T11:07:42+00:00

Christmas Alone After Divorce

2018-11-17T12:30:15+00:00

Spending Christmas alone after divorce can bring heartache that is hard to describe. The expectations about families and Christmas are often unrealistic After divorce, the whole holiday season often causes more sadness and stress than comfort and joy. It doesn’t have to be that way. When you are experiencing your first Christmas after divorce,

Christmas Alone After Divorce2018-11-17T12:30:15+00:00

Husband Is Having An Emotional Affair

2018-11-13T11:10:35+00:00

Emotional Affair Warning Signs Most emotional affairs start innocently enough.  For example, a woman in your husband’s workplace is having trouble in her marriage, and in the middle of their busy days, she begins to confide in your husband.  She says her husband doesn’t understand her. Before long, an emotional affair husband and his

Husband Is Having An Emotional Affair2018-11-13T11:10:35+00:00

Trial Separations: Do They Work?

2018-10-12T11:51:22+00:00

When your marriage is increasingly off track or seemingly headed for a cliff, sometimes it’s good to agree to a trial separation to get some time and space between you.  A trial separation can be a cooling off period or a time to really rethink where your marriage is headed. At times, the marital

Trial Separations: Do They Work?2018-10-12T11:51:22+00:00

Spousal Abandonment Syndrome

2018-09-26T00:02:14+00:00

The general definition of abandonment is: Giving up or withdrawal of support from something or someone The act of leaving or deserting a person or property. Spousal Abandonment Syndrome is when one of the spouses leaves the marriage without any warning, and—usually–without having shown any signs of unhappiness with the relationship. With spousal abandonment,

Spousal Abandonment Syndrome2018-09-26T00:02:14+00:00

My Ex-Husband Is Getting Remarried

2018-09-13T02:01:17+00:00

I’ve always thought the term “remarry” is confusing. I don’t know if remarried is even the right term for when our ex-husband is getting married again.  It seems if he was truly getting remarried, he would be remarrying me! But, of course, my ex husband remarried another woman. When our ex-husband is getting remarried,

My Ex-Husband Is Getting Remarried2018-09-13T02:01:17+00:00

Infidelity Recovery Stages

2018-09-12T15:15:33+00:00

“Infidelity Recovery Stages.” That sounds so neat and tidy. The stages of healing after infidelity.  I thought to myself, “Is healing even possible after infidelity?”  Recovery from the damage and devastation that is caused by this kind of betrayal is never easy.  Infidelity is one of the most serious assaults on a marriage there

Infidelity Recovery Stages2018-09-12T15:15:33+00:00

Boundaries With An Ex-Spouse

2018-08-21T23:06:24+00:00

Boundaries with ex spouses are best for everyone who is trying to move on after divorce.  Divorce is often ugly and heartbreaking. Setting boundaries after divorce gives you time and space to grieve your losses and start healing from the overwhelming ordeal of the divorce itself. In spite of the usually adversarial nature of

Boundaries With An Ex-Spouse2018-08-21T23:06:24+00:00

Midlife Crisis Divorce

2018-08-20T21:03:44+00:00

My mission and my passion is helping women who are a facing a midlife divorce. I didn’t plan on this work, but I went through a divorce when I was 53 and I was a mess. My wasband (he was my husband, but he’s not any more) decided he needed something more exciting than

Midlife Crisis Divorce2018-08-20T21:03:44+00:00
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