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 To Deal With Depression After Divorce


During and after divorce, depression either seems to tag along with us everywhere, or it drags us sobbing into a dark, debilitating hopelessness. Divorce is one of the most gut-wrenching situations we will ever experience. If you’re dealing with sadness or depression after divorce, just remember that it is normal...especially if you’re grieving the

How To Deal With Depression After Divorce2019-08-30T17:22:51+00:00

Feeling Lonely After Divorce


Loneliness is part of every divorce.  Even though those lonely feelings after divorce can be the worst feelings we have ever felt, they are normal.  Normal or not, the loneliness can be so painful that we sometimes wonder how long we can survive those crushing feelings of rejection and isolation.  In the back of

Feeling Lonely After Divorce2019-07-29T19:17:25+00:00

Unwanted Divorce


I didn’t want to be divorced. I always thought my ex and I could fix anything and could even be stronger than ever. But when I finally realized I couldn’t save my marriage, and my unwanted divorce was final, I wondered how I could survive. I honestly thought I would never really be happy

Unwanted Divorce2019-07-31T17:15:47+00:00

Infidelity Recovery Stages


“Infidelity Recovery Stages.” That sounds so neat and tidy. The stages of healing after infidelity.  I thought to myself, “Is healing even possible after infidelity?”  Recovery from the damage and devastation that is caused by this kind of betrayal is never easy.  Infidelity is one of the most serious assaults on a marriage there

Infidelity Recovery Stages2019-07-29T19:21:33+00:00

Living Alone After Divorce


The first time I had ever lived alone was after my divorce after 33 years of marriage.  I was 53 when the divorce was final. When my youngest child left for college the next year, I was faced with living alone for the first time in my life.   I had gone from my

Living Alone After Divorce2019-07-31T17:32:37+00:00

How Long Should It Take To Get Over A Divorce?


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


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 Books2019-01-02T19:47:20+00:00

How To Feel Better After A Divorce


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 Divorce2019-01-16T19:59:02+00:00
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