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

Misery, Pain, Change And Divorce


"The day inevitably comes when the part of me that wants health more than sickness, or joy more than sorrow, or serenity more than turmoil wakes up and demands I pay attention. Finally, I am willing to try something different because the pain has become too much for me to continue. Then, and only then,

Misery, Pain, Change And Divorce2018-01-10T18:10:25+00:00

After Divorce Eating


“Take time to appreciate the food on your plate. Notice the colors and textures. Take a bite. Slowly experience the tastes on your tongue. Put down your fork and savor.” ~Melinda Beck, Wall Street Journal/Health Journal  Food is constantly on our minds. But often, food loses its taste when you’re facing a midlife divorce. We eat

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Divorce Driving


“Become a Less Aggressive Driver” ~ Suggestion # 57 from Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff  by Richard Carlson, Ph.D. Distractions If I don’t consciously think about it, I become an impatient driver. That’s usually because I have too many things I want to get done in every day, and I tend to cut corners on

Divorce Driving2018-01-10T18:10:25+00:00

Death-Free Living After Divorce


"Parking garages rank third among top locations for violent crime (after homes and public streets)." ~ Melissa Heckscher, BE SAFE - Simple Strategies for Death-Free Living Living Alone When my last child set off on his own, I felt an urge to tell someone to "drive carefully, drink plenty of fluids, and don't forget to eat breakfast!"

Death-Free Living After Divorce2019-07-29T19:16:54+00:00

He Just Can’t Do It


“The only person you have control over is yourself.” ~ A Universal Truth Find Your Support Team Every time I finish leading a Midlife Divorce Recovery support group, I find myself amazed at how beautiful, fun and intelligent each of the women are. I am left, once again, saying, “What in the ‘heck’ is wrong with the men

He Just Can’t Do It2018-01-10T18:10:25+00:00

Get Curious


"Whatever bits and pieces of my true self had unraveled over a lifetime as I tried to meet the expectations of others seemed to have knitted themselves back into place." ~ Alice Steinbach, Educating Alice: Adventures of a Curious Woman Loneliness At the beginning of my midlife divorce recovery journey, I was so enveloped by

Get Curious2018-01-10T18:10:26+00:00

After Divorce: As It Should Be


“All is as it should be.” ~ Mindi Ellis, K.C. Star Nothing Is As It Should Be Because of where I am right now and the way my life has turned out, it's so it’s easy to say, “all is as it should be.” But in the not-too-distant past, during my midlife divorce nightmare,

After Divorce: As It Should Be2018-05-25T00:05:52+00:00

Are You Being Dominated?


“When you are under the domination of others you degenerate into something less than a complete person.” ~ Secret Mental Powers by Frank Rudolph Young As I read further into Frank Young’s book, I discovered a chapter entitled, The Secret Mental Power to Protect Yourself from Domination by Others. His observations are surprisingly accurate. Read and see

Are You Being Dominated?2018-01-10T18:10:26+00:00

Checking Out After Divorce


“You must be present to win.” ~ Adair Lara, Normal Is Just A Setting On The Dryer – And Other Lessons From The Real, Real World Taking Time To Grieve After a midlife divorce, it is easy to just “check out” of life. It's actually a completely normal reaction... for awhile. It is an important step in your

Checking Out After Divorce2018-01-10T18:10:26+00:00
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