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Lessons From the End of a Marriage

A “How to Thrive” Guide After Divorce

After Being Cheated On: When We’re Told to “Get Over It”

Why “Get Over It” is Misdirected We Wish We Could When we’ve been betrayed, we want nothing more than for the pain to go away. We try to bargain with it, under the desperate illusion that if we can just unlock the secret code, everything will go back to the way it was. Often, weContinue reading “After Being Cheated On: When We’re Told to “Get Over It””

The 10 Worst Platitudes to Hear After Divorce or Infidelity

As soon as the divorce or infidelity is public, the platitudes begin to rain down from loved ones and strangers alike. They can feel so off-base and tone deaf in the moment, even when they’re coming from a place of care and concern. What makes these platitudes sting and what wisdom might we gleam fromContinue reading “The 10 Worst Platitudes to Hear After Divorce or Infidelity”

6 Reasons People Lie in Relationships

People lie in relationships for myriad reasons, some of which are more egregious than others. By understanding the motivation behind their mistruths, you have some insight into their thought process and a sense of the likelihood that they will continue their deceptions. 6 Reasons People Lie in Relationships:   1 – They Are Ashamed ofContinue reading “6 Reasons People Lie in Relationships”

Is It Love? 10 Things We Confuse For Love

When we feel it, it seems so clear – this must be love! Yet in hindsight, sometimes the glossy coating starts to chip away and we realize that those intense and very real feelings weren’t love, but actually something else.   Is it love? Or, is it…   Limerence The year was 1991. Even thoughContinue reading “Is It Love? 10 Things We Confuse For Love”

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