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Lessons From the End of a Marriage

A “How to Thrive” Guide After Divorce

After Divorce: It DOES Get Better

Just the other day, somebody contacted me who is in the early months of an unwanted divorce. After responding to the specifics of their situation, I ended with, “It DOES get better.” They responded, “Everybody keeps telling me that.”   This is one of those phrases that can seem like a pat response in theContinue reading “After Divorce: It DOES Get Better”

10 Ways Your Divorce Makes You Even Better Than Before

I don’t think anyone ever responds to the childhood question, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” with “Divorced.” Yet, for many of us, the end of a marriage does become part of our life story. I know I don’t have to point out the downsides of divorce to you; after all,Continue reading “10 Ways Your Divorce Makes You Even Better Than Before”

Ten Ways Your Divorce Makes You Better Than Before

I don’t think anyone ever responds to the childhood question, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” with “Divorced.” Yet, for many of us, the end of a marriage does become part of our life story. I know I don’t have to point out the downsides of divorce to you; after all,Continue reading “Ten Ways Your Divorce Makes You Better Than Before”

Timeline of a Divorce

I hesitated to share this. Not because it’s private. Or controversial. But I’m afraid people will misinterpret it as an absolute. And if there’s one universal truth about divorce, it’s that there are no absolutes. I’m sharing this because I see a need. A void. People reaching out and wondering if their feelings are okayContinue reading “Timeline of a Divorce”

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