People cheat for a large variety of reasons. In many of those cases, the cheater wants the affair partner(s) and they still want the marriage, a sort of one-sided renegotiation of the wedding vows. Yet in other cases, what the cheater really wants is out of the marriage and the affair is simply a wayContinue reading “Forcing the End: Cheating as an Exit Strategy”
Category Archives: Healing From Divorce
16 Things I Wish I Knew On the Day My Husband Left Me
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”
How Could They Move On So Quickly?
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?”
When It’s Raining, Let it Rain
I made my intention clear in the first few weeks after the marital tsunami – once the divorce was final and the school year over, I was going to leave my former life behind and move across the country to Seattle. As I saw it, there was only one little problem. The rain. As aContinue reading “When It’s Raining, Let it Rain”