An Open Letter to Those Who Have Been Ghosted by a Partner

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I see you. I know that right now you're feeling insignificant and discarded. I see you standing there in utter shock, struggling to process how everything changed in an instant. The "before" and "after" alternately body slamming you with the brutal reality. I see you because I was you. I hear you. I know that … Continue reading An Open Letter to Those Who Have Been Ghosted by a Partner

Separation Anxiety: Understanding Why Rejection Hurts

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Rejection is among the most painful of human experiences. Why does rejection hurt so much and what can we do to lessen its impact?

Lessons From the Sudden End of Marriage

I really enjoyed doing this interview. Susanne asked some great questions that led me to talk about parts of my story that I rarely reflect on. Additionally, I also give some advice for people who are facing a tsunami divorce.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gb62VHYJN04&feature=youtu.be

Why Love Is About Learning to Sit With Uncomfortable Emotions

What feelings come to mind when you think about love? Is it the overwhelming tenderness you feel for the child nestled in your arms? Or the passion and desire you feel for a lover? Maybe its the quiet comfort of a shared smile or the intimacy and attachment you feel with a lifelong friend. When … Continue reading Why Love Is About Learning to Sit With Uncomfortable Emotions

Who Is This Person? Coming to Terms With Your Ex’s Sudden Coldness

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We stood in front of the security line of the Atlanta airport. I felt so loved, so safe in the familiar space created between his chest and his arms, listening to his heart beat through his shirt. I teared up a little as I turned away, already missing my husband of sixteen years as soon … Continue reading Who Is This Person? Coming to Terms With Your Ex’s Sudden Coldness