Introducing the Thriver’s Club

Days after my tsunami divorce, my mom turned to me and told me I would survive. I actually got angry and responded rather strongly, “No, I will not survive. I will thrive. To do anything less is to remain his victim.” I saw surviving as the bare minimum; the mere intake of breath and foodContinue reading “Introducing the Thriver’s Club”

Like It Never Happened

My life is generally divided into B.D. (before divorce) and A.D. (after divorce). I divvy up experiences, locations and even relationships between these two categories. I am (often painfully) aware of this division, this singular event that has fractured my life in two. Last night, for a magical few hours, that mental division was erasedContinue reading “Like It Never Happened”

Finding Love Again

When we are young and our hearts are relatively intact, love seems to be an easy endeavor. Potential partners are everywhere and the possibilities seem endless. As we get older (or, as I prefer to think of it, wiser), love no longer seems so simple. We are more aware of the pitfalls and are moreContinue reading “Finding Love Again”