52 Things to Do When You’re Feeling Lonely

Feeling lonely sucks. The sense of being disconnected and unseen can pull us down as certainly as a lead weight affixed to our ankles. Loneliness isn’t always apparent to others. The person who lives and works alone may feel perfectly fulfilled while the married mother of three may be struggling with feelings of isolation. That’sContinue reading “52 Things to Do When You’re Feeling Lonely”

The End of a Relationship: The Leavers and The Left

This piece, about what happens to the people that leave relationships abruptly and/or with deception, caused quite a stir on Facebook recently. The comments fell into two camps: “Thank you for validating my experience” and “I’m the one who left my marriage and I’m tired of being painted as the bad guy.” The reaction got meContinue reading “The End of a Relationship: The Leavers and The Left”

When the Divorce Doldrums Collide With the Winter Blues

Divorce is difficult no matter when it occurs. Yet somehow the cold, dark days of winter seem to amplify its effects. A perfect storm forming when the outer world reflects your inner one and when hibernation tends towards isolation. If you’re having trouble navigating your divorce while dealing with the seasonal blues, check out theseContinue reading “When the Divorce Doldrums Collide With the Winter Blues”

7 Revealing Truths About People Who Cannot Be Alone

I hear quite frequently from people wondering how and why their exes enter into new relationships so quickly, as though one foot must always be grounded in a partnership. They question if the displayed and professed love is real or if it is merely a show. They are curious how their former love seemed toContinue reading “7 Revealing Truths About People Who Cannot Be Alone”