Coping With Divorce

Coping with divorce is hard. There are many unknowns: how to talk with your kids, how to move on with your life and heal your broken heart. Suzy’s blog can help

How Long Should It Take To Get Over A Divorce?

2018-05-24T20:07:46+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? 2018-05-24T20:07:46+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

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

Divorce After 60

2018-03-18T23:37:46+00:00

If you’re divorcing after 60, there are specific names for our situation.  Silver divorce. Gray divorce. Late-life divorce. Boomer divorce.  We are women who have chosen divorce or have had divorce forced on us in our 50s and 60s.  Whatever the reasons, after-60 divorce is becoming more common. There are several reasons for this

Divorce After 60 2018-03-18T23:37:46+00:00

Surviving Divorce After 50

2018-05-06T21:19:49+00:00

If our marriage has survived into our fifties, we think it should be smooth sailing after that.  That’s turning out not to be the case. Sadly, more divorces are happening after 50 (often called Gray Divorces) than you might expect, affecting everything from our children, our finances, our self esteem and sometimes our very

Surviving Divorce After 50 2018-05-06T21:19:49+00:00

Cultural Myths & Divorce

2018-01-10T18:10:19+00:00

“Let’s do something cheap and superficial; Let’s do something that we might regret; Let’s do something shallow and insensitive, ‘Cause this might be the only chance we get.” Sung by Burt Reynolds in the movie, Cannonball Run Empty Promises Have you ever read the book How To Be Your Own Selfish Pig – And Other Ways

Cultural Myths & Divorce 2018-01-10T18:10:19+00:00

Growing Into Ourselves After Divorce

2018-01-10T18:10:19+00:00

“Growing as wild women involves breaking out of cages, boxes, stereotypes, categories, and captivity. It involves standing tall, laughing loudly, and being who we really are.” ~ SARK, Succulent Wild Woman The Discomfort Of Growth Growing is uncomfortable and often feels perilous. And the deep-level of rejection we experience in a midlife divorce can make the

Growing Into Ourselves After Divorce 2018-01-10T18:10:19+00:00

Divorce & Anger

2018-01-23T01:51:02+00:00

“Once you train yourself not to take matters personally and control your emotional responses, you will have placed yourself in a position of tremendous power.” ~ The 48 Laws of Power by Robert Green and Joose Elfers A Right To Be Angry Midlife divorce makes us angry... and it should. Anger is our recognition that our

Divorce & Anger 2018-01-23T01:51:02+00:00

The Power Of Dignity During Divorce

2018-05-21T13:18:38+00:00

“Dignity, in fact, is invariably the mask to assume under difficult circumstances: It is as if nothing can affect you, and you have all the time in the world to respond. This is an extremely powerful pose.” ~ The 48 Laws of Power by Robert Green and Joose Elfers A Good Woman During my midlife divorce,

The Power Of Dignity During Divorce 2018-05-21T13:18:38+00:00

Divorce Blame And Guilt

2018-01-10T18:10:24+00:00

"We must realize that we have a choice: we are responsible for our own good time.” ~ How to Be Your Own Best Friend by Newman & Berkowitz Blame And Guilt Blame and guilt are big issues in divorce recovery. We blame him for having a girlfriend, or breaking his marriage vows, or controlling us or not

Divorce Blame And Guilt 2018-01-10T18:10:24+00:00
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