Category: Living Well


Pep Talk

I’m feeling anxious today. But before I get to that, I have to share with you a few pictures from my spring break this year. It was the inaugural trip with a dear friend...

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9 Reasons People Stay in an Unhappy Marriage

Why would someone choose to stay in an unhappy marriage? I remember questioning my ex husband about his parent’s marriage while we were still teenagers – “They seem miserable. Why do you think they...

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7 Vital Lessons Divorce Teaches Children

I was in elementary school when my parents divorced and my dad moved out. I remember being confused – how could a family suddenly be not-a-family? I was sad – not only did I...


Separating Facts From Stories

There are the facts. And then there are the stories we weave from the facts. Fact: My ex-husband had an affair with a woman he met on a business trip. He married her three...


What Do People Get Wrong About You?

What do people get wrong about you? It’s obvious in hindsight that I didn’t know my ex-husband. And it seems that, even after sixteen shared years, he didn’t know me either. Based on his...

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