Your Choice After Divorce


"And we have another choice -- to accept what we didn't get to choose." ~ Sue Bender, Plain and Simple Wisdom  Acceptance Most of you reading this did not want to be divorced. Most of us did not choose it. And most of us did everything we could to keep the divorce from happening. I kicked and

Your Choice After Divorce2023-08-09T19:23:53+00:00

Is Passion Possible After Divorce?


"Great dancers aren't great because of their technique; they are great because of their passion." ~ Judith Jamison, dancer and choreographer A New Passion I have a passion to help women survive midlife divorce and to help them understand that an amazing and glorious life is still possible after divorce. A fun life. A

Is Passion Possible After Divorce?2020-10-21T14:19:03+00:00

Try 12 New Things After Divorce


"It's not easy to get resiliency back into our lives, but it is a quality too valuable to be lost." ~ Dorthea Brande, WAKE UP AND LIVE! - A Formula For Success That Works My divorce recovery resources come from many different places. Most aren't written specifically about divorce recovery, but are instead resources

Try 12 New Things After Divorce2023-08-09T19:39:03+00:00

Divorce Process: The Darkness


"Life Lesson #13: If you want to get out of the darkness you are in, you must be willing to experience momentary shock and glare."  ~Karen Salmonshon, Enough Dammit: A Cynics Guide To Finally Getting What You Want Out Of Life Shocked Awake If you are recovering from a midlife divorce, chances are you feel

Divorce Process: The Darkness2020-03-04T04:24:31+00:00

Hope After Divorce


"Hope begins in the dark, the stubborn hope that if you just show up and try to do the right thing, the dawn will come. You wait and watch and work. You don't give up." ~ Anne Lamott, author Will I Show Up? Anne Lamott is a writer who not only touches a chord

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Community During Divorce


" ... humans are extremely susceptible to the moods, emotions, and even the ways of thinking of those with whom they spend their time." ~ Robert Green & Joost Jeffers, The 48 Laws of Power Difficult Circumstances Have you ever noticed that after you have been with a really negative person, you feel more negative

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Finding Courage Through The Divorce Process


“You’re a lot better off being scared than being bored.” ~ Harvey Mackay, Do What You Love, Love What You Do And Deliver More Than You Promise No Time For Boredom During a midlife divorce, you are not bored. You are lots of things, but bored is not one of them. You are working overtime

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Stand Firm After Divorce


“If you just set out to be liked, you would be prepared to compromise on anything at any time, and you would achieve nothing.” ~ Margaret Thatcher, British Prime Minister Not Everyone Will Like You I made a big collage for my kitchen. I used all kinds of handmade paper torn into squares. On

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Embracing The Challenges Of Your Divorce


"Challenges make you discover things about yourself that you never really knew. They're what make the instrument stretch, what make you go beyond the norm." ~ Cicely Tyson, Actor Challenges Sometimes I don't want a challenge. I just want a sunny, bright, happy day in which everything happens exactly how I want it to. Days

Embracing The Challenges Of Your Divorce2020-03-02T16:28:20+00:00

Moving Forward After Divorce With Meditation


"I've taken up meditation. I like to have an espresso first to make it more challenging." ~ Betsy Salkind Meditating I laughed out loud when I read the quote above. It's even funnier if you have really tried meditating and know how difficult it is. It's often hard to calm yourself and quiet your thoughts

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