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 After 40

2018-06-11T19:31:18+00:00

Surviving Divorce - and dating and remarriage - after 40 can be more challenging than at other times. You may be in the middle of career overload. If you have kids, they may be preteens and teenagers who need lots of emotional care and attention. There are often more stresses and complications during divorce

Divorce After 40 2018-06-11T19:31:18+00:00

How To Handle An Ex-Husband’s New Girlfriend

2018-06-01T02:05:16+00:00

THE GIRLFRIEND. The OTHER WOMAN. THE MISTRESS. The NEW WOMAN. Ugh. If you’re divorced as a result of your husband’s infidelity, who or what immediately comes to mind when you hear the word “girlfriend”? If your ex-husband lied to you, betrayed you, shared secrets and a bed with this girlfriend while you were married,

How To Handle An Ex-Husband’s New Girlfriend 2018-06-01T02:05:16+00:00

How To Find Happiness After Divorce

2018-06-01T02:10:23+00:00

Okay, your midlife divorce is final, or soon to be. Your ex is starting his “new and happier than I’ve ever been” life with his new “I’ve never loved anyone like I love her” secretary or nurse or waitress or some other woman who idolizes him, adores him and is most likely struggling financially

How To Find Happiness After Divorce 2018-06-01T02:10:23+00:00

How Long Should It Take To Get Over A Divorce?

2018-06-14T01:06:47+00:00

Do you feel like it’s taking way too long to get better after your divorce?  Take a look at why you feel that way. My first counselor told me that the trending opinion of therapists about divorce recovery was that it usually takes about one year of recovery for every five to seven years

How Long Should It Take To Get Over A Divorce? 2018-06-14T01:06:47+00:00

Divorce Recovery Books

2018-05-19T17:29:53+00:00

When I was going through my midlife divorce, I read literally hundreds of divorce recovery books.  I was desperate and I thought if I could just get one positive idea or find some little glimmer of hope in each book, it was worth my time. Right this minute I have 257 books (yes, I

Divorce Recovery Books 2018-05-19T17:29:53+00:00

Christian Divorce Recovery

2018-05-05T17:34:52+00:00

The more serious a woman is about her Christian faith, the more devastated she is about a divorce.  So, if a divorce happens for any reason, a Christian woman is not only distraught about the divorce, she feels as though she has disappointed God, too. Not long ago, even the idea of Christian divorce

Christian Divorce Recovery 2018-05-05T17:34:52+00:00

Stages of Divorce Recovery

2018-04-18T23:56:43+00:00

Somewhere along the line, experts figured out The Stages of Divorce Recovery.  They are sort of like the Stages of Grief. These lists make us think there is a mostly predictable line from one divorce recovery step to the next, and then the pain is over, and we can get back to normal. As

Stages of Divorce Recovery 2018-04-18T23:56:43+00:00

Mother’s Day After Divorce

2018-04-13T00:45:22+00:00

Divorce changes everything.  During and after divorce, even a seemingly clear-cut, simple holiday like Mother’s Day can be full of challenges and disappointment.  Our after-divorce Mother’s Day can bring on feelings of sadness and loss instead of joy and a sense of being appreciated and recognized for our importance to the family. Only another

Mother’s Day After Divorce 2018-04-13T00:45:22+00:00

How To Feel Better After A Divorce

2018-04-10T18:47:39+00:00

Just reading those words, “How To Feel Better After A Divorce” sounds so neat and tidy. The truth is that feeling better after divorce is anything but neat and tidy!  The process is usually exhausting and overwhelming and is different for everyone. Before I went through my own divorce, I considered myself a strong,

How To Feel Better After A Divorce 2018-04-10T18:47:39+00:00

Marriage After 50

2018-03-19T23:07:39+00:00

More people are getting married after 50 than ever before.  Our culture is more accepting of divorce, and so it makes sense that more people are marrying or remarrying in our 50s. A person whose spouse dies, is also more likely to remarry than not, so there are more “available” 50+ partners than ever

Marriage After 50 2018-03-19T23:07:39+00:00
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