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

2018-01-10T18:10:25+00:00

"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

2018-01-10T18:10:25+00:00

“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

After Divorce Eating2018-01-10T18:10:25+00:00

Divorce Driving

2018-01-10T18:10:25+00:00

“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

2019-07-29T19:16:54+00:00

"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

2018-01-10T18:10:25+00:00

“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

2018-01-10T18:10:26+00:00

"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

2018-05-25T00:05:52+00:00

“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?

2018-01-10T18:10:26+00:00

“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

2018-01-10T18:10:26+00:00

“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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