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.

Divorce Counseling & Therapy: Do They Work?


Divorce counseling and divorce therapy, for both individuals and couples, are large categories that cover a lot of territory...and for most of us, a lot of time and money! During my own divorce journey, I took advantage of several types of divorce counseling before, during and after our divorce.  The question about whether divorce

Divorce Counseling & Therapy: Do They Work?2019-10-13T02:52:04+00:00

What To Do With Your Rings After Divorce


Laws About Engagement Rings While most states consider jewelry a gift, it’s important to do your research on your state’s marital property/assets laws. Usually, engagement rings are yours to keep, regardless of whether the marriage remains intact. In the case of a broken engagement, however, laws vary widely from state to state, and many

What To Do With Your Rings After Divorce2019-10-03T13:48:30+00:00

Why Does My Ex-Husband Want To Be Friends?


Most women who have trouble being friends with their ex-husband, didn’t want the divorce. In fact, they were desperately sad and broken about it. They were often faced with their ex having a girlfriend or being abusive or being addicted to something. Most of us don’t want to be friends with someone who left

Why Does My Ex-Husband Want To Be Friends?2019-10-03T12:57:10+00:00

What To Do About An Unhappy Marriage


All of us, who are married, have occasionally been not happy in marriage, especially if we’ve been together a long time. There is a difference in marriages that are continually unhappy or hurtful, and marriages that are experiencing the normal ups and downs of any growing relationship.  During a long marriage, there are a

What To Do About An Unhappy Marriage2019-09-16T22:03:25+00:00

How To Deal With Depression After Divorce


During and after divorce, depression either seems to tag along with us everywhere, or it drags us sobbing into a dark, debilitating hopelessness. Divorce is one of the most gut-wrenching situations we will ever experience. If you’re dealing with sadness or depression after divorce, just remember that it is normal...especially if you’re grieving the

How To Deal With Depression After Divorce2019-08-30T17:22:51+00:00

Do Men Who Leave Their Family Regret It?


Men who cheat on their wives and then leave the marriage cause a devastating ripple effect throughout the whole family. Most of us wonder if they ever regret it. We ask ourselves, “How could he do this after everything we’ve been through together...and with these amazing children we have?” It’s normal to wonder why

Do Men Who Leave Their Family Regret It?2019-08-26T20:04:38+00:00

How To Get Revenge On A Cheating Husband


Trying to get revenge on a cheating husband almost always hurts us more than it hurts him. All that obsessing and planning revenge takes away precious time and energy from what we really should be focused on…ourselves and where WE go from here. It took me longer than it should have to figure that

How To Get Revenge On A Cheating Husband2019-09-14T13:35:03+00:00

Can A Marriage Survive Infidelity?


When I discovered my then husband’s first affair, we had been married 10 years. I was shocked! After the rage, sadness and despair settled down a bit, I wondered, “Can our marriage survive infidelity?” “Can I ever really get over this awful sense of betrayal? Can I ever trust him after his affair and

Can A Marriage Survive Infidelity?2019-08-16T15:46:52+00:00

Should I Get A Divorce? When?


Even facing that question, “should I get a divorce,” is agonizing.  Most of us don’t want to be divorced. We try everything we can think of NOT to have to answer that life-changing question, “Should I leave my husband?”   I never dreamed that I would be a divorced woman after 33 years of

Should I Get A Divorce? When?2019-07-29T19:18:57+00:00

Signs Of A Cheating Husband


First of all, most wives are not looking for signs of a cheating husband. Most of us are busy with family and life in general. We’re not even thinking about tell-tale signs that our husband is cheating. We’re focused on helping him, getting kids to practice, making sure homework is done, working and making

Signs Of A Cheating Husband2019-07-29T19:35:53+00:00
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