How To Stop A Divorce


“This can’t be happening! I don’t want a divorce!” she thought to herself. “We have everything we need. We have amazing kids. We have supportive extended families. We have good health and we’re okay financially. We have close friends and a solid spiritual foundation. How can divorce be happening to us? “  Those same

How To Stop A Divorce2023-01-12T16:23:14+00:00

How To Leave Your Husband


Making the decision to leave my husband was the most heart-breaking, gut-wrenching decision I have ever made in my life. Figuring out if and how to leave my husband were dilemmas I could never have imagined when I made my marriage vows 33 years earlier in the presence of God, my family and my

How To Leave Your Husband2023-02-17T13:27:06+00:00

Trial Separations: Do They Work?


When your marriage is increasingly off track or seemingly headed for a cliff, sometimes it’s good to agree to a trial separation to get some time and space between you.  A trial separation can be a cooling off period or a time to really rethink where your marriage is headed. At times, the marital

Trial Separations: Do They Work?2021-07-01T17:23:31+00:00

16 Divorce Statistics That Might Explain What Happened To Your Marriage


The most common of the divorce statistics: Studies show that nearly 50% of marriages end in divorce. Fortunately, the end of your marriage isn't the end of your life or the end of love. You must decide, despite the pain and upheaval, that you will survive and your life will be good again. One

16 Divorce Statistics That Might Explain What Happened To Your Marriage2023-07-11T16:36:23+00:00

Stages of Divorce Recovery


Somewhere along the line, experts figured out The Stages of Divorce Recovery.  They are sort of like the Stages of Grief. These lists make us think there is a mostly predictable line from one divorce recovery step to the next, and then the pain is over, and we can get back to normal. As

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How To Get Through A Divorce Financially


Disclaimer: The content that follows should not be considered financial advice and is merely a directional guide to help women.   How to Start Over Financially After Divorce Unless we can get on stable financial footing after divorce, it is very hard to recover in other ways. Financial insecurity after divorce is a real

How To Get Through A Divorce Financially2023-01-07T12:56:36+00:00

What Is A Gray Divorce?


According to some sources, Gray Divorce simply refers to divorce during a couple’s older years after long-term marriages. In other studies “late-life divorce” is defined as divorce for couples in the 50-64 age range, while others described couples 65+ years old, and especially those 65+ who were also retired as gray divorcees. For our purposes

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Your Money After Divorce


“Psychologists tell us that when a woman becomes financially independent, she gains self-assurance and peace of mind, and her relationships become healthier and more mature.” ~ Barbara Stanny, Prince Charming Isn’t Coming Who Will Take Care Of It Now? Myths die hard: Prince Charming is going to come to my rescue; someone else will

Your Money After Divorce2021-01-14T13:53:06+00:00

After The Divorce


“Watch. Wait. Time will unfold and fulfill its purpose. While we wait, we must not go unconscious. We must think and grow. Rejoice and dream, kneel and pray.” ~ Marianne Williamson The Grief In the middle of my divorce, sometimes I wanted to just go unconscious. I was in so much pain I was

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The Radical Divorce Fight Club


A Hard Blow A midlife divorce is a slam on your body, your soul and on almost every single aspect of your everyday life. It is a full force punch to the gut that can take months, and sometimes years to recover from if you don't get help. The truth is a divorce is one of the biggest most

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