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Lessons From the End of a Marriage

A “How to Thrive” Guide After Divorce


Whenever I stumble across the words “affair-proof,” my mind responds like the Incredible Hulk — raging and ready to rip. Now, don’t get me wrong, I wish I could find solace in those words and place my faith in their sanctity. But I can’t. Because there is no such thing as an affair-proof relationship. ItContinue reading “Affair-Proof”

Why People Cheat

I never thought I’d tackle this post. First of all, if I could answer this question with certainty, I certainly would not be teaching middle school math; I’d be taking over Oprah’s spot. The reasons people stray in their marriages are as varied and complex as marriage itself. Past, present and personality weaving together toContinue reading “Why People Cheat”

The Grass Isn’t Greener

For some reason I have been receiving quite a few messages lately from people who are looking for my validation of their decision to a) have an affair, b) continue an affair, c) abandon their unsuspecting spouse or d) all of the above. Umm…do they realize who they’re messaging? Do they honestly expect that I’mContinue reading “The Grass Isn’t Greener”

The Upside of Betrayal

No one needs to tell you that betrayal sucks. It’s a piercing pain formed from grief, anger and confusion. It steals your ability to trust, both in yourself and others. It calls everything into question and provides no easy answers. There is no refuting the fact that betrayal is horrific. Only the sadistic would chooseContinue reading “The Upside of Betrayal”

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