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Faith, Joy & Determination After Divorce


"Pain is weakness leaving the body." ~ Anonymous Amidst The Suffering If pain really is weakness leaving the body, then I guess that makes us bionic women! When we are in the middle of pain, it is hard to see anything good about it. If you are training for an endurance race or working out,

Faith, Joy & Determination After Divorce2023-08-26T00:42:48+00:00

Those Who Love Us


“I don’t know why I decided to write to you unless it was because I love you so much that I just wanted to tell you.” ~ Grant Goodvin, my brother in a letter (at age 17) Sometimes, when we are in the middle of a divorce, we forget how many people love us because

Those Who Love Us2018-01-10T18:10:36+00:00

When You Can’t Sleep During Divorce


One thing I often recall about my divorce recovery journey are the many mornings where there seemed to be no choice but to get out of bed, because sleep had become such an elusive respite. I would wake up and cry, be terrified, tormented by memories, lonely, and... you all know the list. I felt helpless and

When You Can’t Sleep During Divorce2023-03-24T13:35:07+00:00

Relearning Trust After Divorce


“ Learning to trust no matter what life turns out to be is a great discovery.” ~ Sue Bender, Plain and Simple Wisdom Trust is a simple, yet complicated, topic. For most of 33 years, I trusted my ‘wasband.’ I trusted him even after his affairs when he said he wanted our marriage to

Relearning Trust After Divorce2020-07-02T13:54:59+00:00

Post Divorce Success Story


Jen Jordt, of Eagle River, Alaska wrote an article for me a few years ago on her journey of healing through midlife divorce. Here is a bit of her encouraging story -- "This is what I will tell you: circumstances only have control if you let them. Do whatever it takes to get out of

Post Divorce Success Story2018-01-10T18:10:41+00:00

Life After Divorce: A Daring Adventure?


"Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. Security does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than exposure." ~ Helen Keller Life As A Daring Adventure Every day when you get up, do you think about

Life After Divorce: A Daring Adventure?2023-08-11T18:48:55+00:00

Living After Divorce


"Someone called my inspiration phone line and left this message: 'STOP WORKING ON YOURSELF,' and simply luxuriate in where you are right now, just as you are.'" Fixing Ourselves I think we can all get caught up with fixing ourselves. We try to figure out what we did wrong and fix it. I received a

Living After Divorce2018-01-10T18:10:42+00:00

Divorce and Security


"Our obsessions with security and our striving for permanence contradict the very principles of life itself." ~ Doris Helge, Ph.D.  Author of Transforming Pain into Power. If you are in the process of a midlife divorce, you are definitely feeling a loss of security and are probably wondering if anything at all is permanent. We

Divorce and Security2018-01-10T18:10:43+00:00

Happy Thanksgiving


"The unthankful heart... discovers no mercies." ~Henry Ward Beecher I've read lots of things lately about Thanksgiving. My brother e-mailed me  a while back about two books about the Science of Thankfulness: Thank You Power: Making the Science of Gratitude Work for You by Deborah Norville and Thanks! How the New Science of Gratitude

Happy Thanksgiving2023-08-11T18:26:04+00:00

Divorce Victor or Victim?


Guest Blog:  It rained last night. Storms, thunder, lightening, and lot's of rain. It was loud, it was messy. And then, today, the sun came out. Isn't that the greatest thing? Stick around long enough and boom. Sun. See, even though I've tried to be strong, to be all pious and good, I've had this

Divorce Victor or Victim?2016-06-19T07:35:05+00:00