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Lessons From the End of a Marriage

A “How to Thrive” Guide After Divorce

After the Affair: Unraveling the Excuses

Once caught, most partners who have been unfaithful begin to make excuses in a rather lame attempt to justify their actions. In fact, these excuses often begin even before the affair is uncovered. These are the same justifications that they often recite to the affair partner, to friends and to themselves (often to the pointContinue reading “After the Affair: Unraveling the Excuses”

Feels Like I’ve Been Here Before

I keep getting the strange sense of deja vu. Feeling like I’ve been here before. Which is crazy on the surface of things. After all, this is a global pandemic, the likes of which have not been seen for 100 years. None of us have been here before. Yet, for those of us who haveContinue reading “Feels Like I’ve Been Here Before”

I Don’t Know How You Do It

When people hear about my story of tsunami divorce and contrast the sudden trauma with where I am now, I often hear the response, “I don’t know how you did it.” And sometimes when I reflect back on those early days, I feel the same way. But I also have a different perspective now, comingContinue reading “I Don’t Know How You Do It”

The Three Stages of Utilizing Anger After Relationship Trauma

Anger is a natural reaction to relationship trauma. You feel angry that your needs were ignored and your boundaries crossed. You’re enraged that your voice was silenced and that you were not allowed to have input on what happened. The unfairness sparks fury as they seem unaffected and you’re struggling to survive. This anger hasContinue reading “The Three Stages of Utilizing Anger After Relationship Trauma”

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