Surviving & 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. Learn how to survive these difficult days after divorce.

Divorce Grief Stages & How To Deal

2024-03-21T13:36:11+00:00

When we are first going through the stages of divorce grief, we wonder how we will survive at all. It’s like trying to repair the damage of a tornado, a tsunami, a devastating wildfire and a level 5 hurricane all rolled into one. It’s a loss of so much … so much time …

Divorce Grief Stages & How To Deal2024-03-21T13:36:11+00:00

Feeling Lonely After Divorce

2023-07-12T23:02:19+00:00

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 Divorce2023-07-12T23:02:19+00:00

Ex-husband Moved On Quickly

2021-07-01T16:43:07+00:00

If your ex-husband moved on quickly after divorce, that usually causes an additional level of gut-wrenching pain you have to deal with. After the divorce is final, while we still want to stay in bed all day and pull the covers over our head, our ex acts like his life has taken an invigorating

Ex-husband Moved On Quickly2021-07-01T16:43:07+00:00

Unwanted Divorce

2024-03-21T13:30:44+00:00

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 Divorce2024-03-21T13:30:44+00:00

Spousal Abandonment Syndrome

2021-07-12T20:18:10+00:00

The general definition of abandonment is: Giving up or withdrawal of support from something or someone The act of leaving or deserting a person or property. Spousal Abandonment Syndrome is when one of the spouses leaves the marriage without any warning, and—usually–without having shown any signs of unhappiness with the relationship. With spousal abandonment,

Spousal Abandonment Syndrome2021-07-12T20:18:10+00:00

My Ex-Husband Is Getting Remarried

2023-05-01T12:25:21+00:00

I’ve always thought the term “remarry” is confusing. I don’t know if remarried is even the right term for when our ex-husband is getting married again.  It seems if he was truly getting remarried, he would be remarrying me! But, of course, my ex husband remarried another woman. When our ex-husband is getting remarried,

My Ex-Husband Is Getting Remarried2023-05-01T12:25:21+00:00

Infidelity Recovery Stages

2021-07-01T16:20:22+00:00

“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 Stages2021-07-01T16:20:22+00:00

Midlife Crisis Divorce

2021-02-20T00:05:07+00:00

My mission and my passion is helping women who are a facing a midlife divorce. I didn’t plan on this work, but I went through a divorce when I was 53 and I was a mess. My wasband (he was my husband, but he’s not any more) decided he needed something more exciting than

Midlife Crisis Divorce2021-02-20T00:05:07+00:00

I Miss My Ex-Husband After Divorce

2023-05-01T12:18:35+00:00

If we have spent years (or decades) with another person — it’s hard to disconnect after divorce. I was angry and sad, but after the divorce was final, like many other women, I had to face the fact: “I miss my husband.” I missed the security. The companionship. The sex. I missed the good

I Miss My Ex-Husband After Divorce2023-05-01T12:18:35+00:00

Living Alone After Divorce

2020-07-27T19:30:41+00:00

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 Divorce2020-07-27T19:30:41+00:00