Marriage is a big step. A significant commitment. To help ensure that you're making the right decision for you, make sure that you can answer "yes" to these ten questions before you say "yes" to marriage! 1 - Can you be alone? If you are afraid of being alone, how do you know that you're … Continue reading Don’t Get Married Before You Can Answer “Yes” to These Ten Questions!
I visited my local Starbucks the other day to enjoy some coffee and free Wi-Fi. I was engaged in relatively mindless grading, so I let my ears wander to the conversations around me. One in particular caught my attention, as it pertained to the seemingly endless numbers of my former students getting married. There was … Continue reading Don’t Forget to Plan Your Marriage (While You’re Busy Planning Your Wedding)
We all have seen that some people manage to make it through even the most horrific of divorces with their hearts and smiles intact, whereas others seem permanently withered by their experience. We all want to be a member of the first group and yet we often find ourselves unwitting members of the second. Why … Continue reading 10 Things People Who Thrive After Divorce DON’T Do!
Do you relate to any of these feelings after divorce? "It's not fair that my family has been torn apart!" "This sucks! I hate having to start over at this stage of my life." "My ex seems to be doing just fine. Why am I having such a hard time of this?" "Nobody else gets … Continue reading How to Stop Feeling Sorry For Yourself (and Start Feeling Better) After Divorce
Divorce is often a long process. Apart from assembling the required documentation, writing checks to your attorney and making the requisite trips to IKEA (where you fight with college kids over the practical and value-minded inventory), you end up spending a lot of that time simply waiting. Waiting for your divorce to be final. Waiting … Continue reading 7 Reasons to Cross a Finish Line During Your Divorce