Past, Meet Present

Well, that was weird. The letter was on the top of the stack in the mailbox. It was a thick envelope, formal looking. Through the window, I read my old name. My old married name. And under it, the name of my ex-husband. Both printed above my current address where I live with new name … Continue reading Past, Meet Present

Five Damaging Divorce Stereotypes

Those that have not personally experienced divorce have no shortage of judgements and opinions. These are some of the more common damaging divorce stereotypes that you may encounter -   The Spouse That Initiated the Divorce is a Quitter At some point, you have to make a decision - do you continue to endure a … Continue reading Five Damaging Divorce Stereotypes

Recognizing the Signs of Covert Abuse

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The Pitch-Black Room

Heartbreak is a pitch-black room. At first, you're disoriented. Confused. How did the familiar world become replaced by this sarcophagus of grief? There are no windows. No doors. Only darkness. And you're all alone. You can hear life as usual just outside your walls, but you are separated from the activity. The air feels funny. … Continue reading The Pitch-Black Room

Six Ways That Dogs Help Us Heal

In so many ways, every dog is a therapy dog.   1 - Dogs Are a Reflection of Our Energetic State Watch a dog for any length of time and you will learn things about their human companions. Dogs reflect our inner emotional and energetic state. They become a mirror, often giving us a glimpse … Continue reading Six Ways That Dogs Help Us Heal