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When you don’t feel safe in a relationship, your focus shifts from connection to protection. Instead of turning towards your partner, you’re turning inward or turning away in an attempt to avoid a sense of increasing danger. And relationship safety is often misunderstood. We tend to oversimplify the state; believing that as long as physicalContinue reading “The Importance of Feeling Safe in a Relationship”
You have just learned that someone in your life is going through divorce and you want to know what you should say to them. Or, you’re facing divorce and you’re wondering why your friends and family seem intent on saying things that only make you feel worse. With divorce, as in any major loss andContinue reading “What to Say (and NOT to Say) to Someone Going Through Divorce”
Something’s up. Maybe you stumbled across an inappropriate text or perhaps there’s just a different energy in the air. Either way, your suspicions are growing, eating at you as your imagination begins to shift into overdrive. Summoning your courage as you straddle the line between wanting to know and wanting to believe that everything isContinue reading “When They Deny the Affair”
I bet you’re tired. Actually, I would guess that you’re exhausted. That the mere thought of opening the latest letter from the lawyer seems to call for more energy than you can summon and there is hardly enough motivation to get through the day, much less build a new life. You’re not alone. In fact,Continue reading “The Side Effect of Divorce That Nobody Talks About (And What To Do About It)”
The text read, “I’m sorry to be such a coward leaving you this way, but I’m leaving you and leaving the state.” My world collapsed. I did too. Here’s what I wish I could tell that woman folded on the floor, trying to process those words from her husband – 1 – You willContinue reading “16 Things I Wish I Knew On the Day My Husband Left Me”
My ex-husband certainly wasted no time. He didn’t even bother filing for divorce before he married his second (I’m assuming here; there could have been others) wife. Among all of the myriad thoughts that crashed around my mind in the aftermath of the discovery, one kept popping back up to the surface, “How could heContinue reading “How Could They Move On So Quickly?”