About Suzy Brown

Suzy Brown 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.

Should Divorced Parents Share A Birthday Party?


After divorce, pretty much everything in our life changes, especially if we have children. That includes how we celebrate birthdays after the divorce is final. During separation, parents may attempt to celebrate birthdays and holidays together, and some couples try to keep that up even after the divorce process is over. One of the

Should Divorced Parents Share A Birthday Party?2023-02-06T23:04:08+00:00

High School Sweetheart Relationship Trends


If you’re googling “What percent of high school relationships last?” or “What percentage of high school sweethearts get married?” or “High school sweetheart divorce rate,”  You’re either: Thinking of marrying a high school sweetheart now  In a wobbly relationship that started as high school sweethearts Thinking about divorcing your high school sweetheart who is

High School Sweetheart Relationship Trends2023-02-06T15:03:50+00:00

My Husband Flirts With Other Women


What do you think about married men who flirt? What does it mean when a married man flirts? Does that mean he is not happy in his marriage? Does that mean he is having an affair? How to tell if your husband is flirting? These are all questions that need to be answered NOW

My Husband Flirts With Other Women2023-02-06T14:53:11+00:00

Handling Marriage Problems After 25 Years


What happens to marriages in midlife? After 20, 25, 30 or more years? The truth is - a lot!  If you’re not married, you probably don’t understand why marriages fail after 25 years. Really, what could go wrong if your marriage has already lasted 25 or 30 or more years? If you survive all

Handling Marriage Problems After 25 Years2023-02-06T15:02:27+00:00

Where To Live After Divorce


I read somewhere that when you are trying to figure out what comes next after your midlife divorce, your first decision should be where you want to live after the divorce is final. Before, during and after a midlife divorce, almost every single thing in your life is turned upside-down. No other life challenge

Where To Live After Divorce2022-11-28T02:31:16+00:00

Grandparents Rights After Divorce


Divorce is usually awful for not only the couple that is divorcing, but also for extended family members, especially if the divorcing couple has children and parents who are close. That special relationship between grandparents and grandchildren is usually precious for both the child and the grandparents. But often that grandparent-grandchild relationship changes after

Grandparents Rights After Divorce2022-11-28T02:31:27+00:00

Ex-Husband Cheating On Girlfriend With Ex-Wife


Okay, ponder this. It’s complicated. Here’s something that I hear every so often from divorced women. “ My ex is cheating on his girlfriend with me. Yes, I’m cheating with my ex husband. He has a girlfriend, but still sleeps with me. I miss him. I miss the sex. He misses me. Maybe, we

Ex-Husband Cheating On Girlfriend With Ex-Wife2022-11-28T02:32:14+00:00

Having Sex Again After Divorce


After divorce, happy couples suddenly are everywhere, and we think they are probably all having blissful lives and great sex. Sex after divorce for us is usually non-existent or scary or unthinkable, at least for awhile. I hated that. Once our divorce was final and our 33 years as husband and wife were officially

Having Sex Again After Divorce2023-02-06T14:40:28+00:00

Is A Hall Pass Healthy For A Marriage?


I was married for 30 years when my ex-husband wrote his own hall pass. I didn’t know about it. I didn’t give him permission. If he had asked me for one, I would have said, “Are you crazy? Of course you can’t have a hall pass!” The hall passes he took over the next

Is A Hall Pass Healthy For A Marriage?2022-10-07T18:12:01+00:00

Grass Is Greener Syndrome & Marriage


Grass is greener syndrome in marriage, or in any other area of life, means that one partner  has an inability to feel content with life as it is. They are always looking for something more or something different or someone smarter, younger, thinner. Whether or not Grass is Greener syndrome is an actual psychological

Grass Is Greener Syndrome & Marriage2022-11-28T02:34:47+00:00