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.

10 Ways To Celebrate Thanksgiving Especially During Divorce


Sometimes during divorce, it’s hard to be thankful. All we can see is everything we have lost and everything that is wrong with our life. Life is messy and complicated. We may be sad and angry. This is exactly the time we need to practice gratitude. Regardless of what is happening in our

10 Ways To Celebrate Thanksgiving Especially During Divorce2020-10-20T12:14:11+00:00

How To Build Confidence After Divorce


I had never in my worst nightmare thought at 53 years old, I would be googling “how to get your confidence back after divorce” or “regaining confidence after divorce.” I didn’t even believe in divorce! Plus we had a good marriage, great kids, grandkids on the way and good things all over the place.

How To Build Confidence After Divorce2020-10-12T19:23:05+00:00

How The Church Handles Divorce


When I was growing up, hardly anyone was divorced. At least it seemed like that. Divorce was especially rare for people who were in the pews on Sunday mornings. Divorce in the church community was usually swept under the rug. The Church handled divorce by ignoring it or condemning it. It was looked down

How The Church Handles Divorce2020-09-27T13:51:32+00:00

How To Engage In Self Care After Divorce


Self care during separation and divorce is what I emphasize first to anyone who comes to Midlife Divorce Recovery for help. There is never a time when we should be focused on taking care of ourselves more than when we are going through divorce. The divorce process is exhausting and overwhelming. The mental and

How To Engage In Self Care After Divorce2020-09-27T13:52:18+00:00

Divorce Because Of Alcohol Abuse


Alcohol abuse, or Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD), can destroy marriages and create havoc in all family interactions. Alcoholism makes existing relationship issues more difficult, and problems in the relationship can then cause alcohol abuse to increase. All can lead to eventual thoughts of divorcing an alcoholic. Almost every day, I get messages from women

Divorce Because Of Alcohol Abuse2020-09-27T13:53:59+00:00

Online Dating After Divorce


When I was first divorced, online divorce dating (or any other kind of after-divorce dating) was absolutely the furthest thing from my mind! In fact, I could not even imagine being in any romantic relationship because I was still doing the hard work of grieving several years after my divorce. Honestly, most other normal

Online Dating After Divorce2020-09-27T13:54:40+00:00

How To Prepare For Divorce


Most of us, when we get married never think about how to prepare for divorce. In my work, I have heard about spouses who left a note on the counter, or sent a text, or after a trip or date night told their partner that they weren’t happy and needed to find themselves and

How To Prepare For Divorce2020-09-27T14:00:46+00:00
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