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Lessons From the End of a Marriage

A “How to Thrive” Guide After Divorce

How I Recovered From Spousal Abandonment and Betrayal

Are you struggling with recovery from abandonment or betrayal? I wish there was a recipe for healing after the demise of a marriage – add these ingredients, sift out these elements, let the concoction rest for a specified period of time and then apply heat to set it in place. But divorce is not soContinue reading “How I Recovered From Spousal Abandonment and Betrayal”

Not Every Day Is a Good Day. Show Up Anyway.

Having a bad day? My hairdresser is usually an upbeat and positive woman. Her energy pulls me into the moment and her “bright side” approach helps me forget the fact that I seem to have a little more grey to cover every time. Yesterday was different. Tears teased the corners of her eyes as sheContinue reading “Not Every Day Is a Good Day. Show Up Anyway.”

At Some Point, It’s No Longer About the Nail

When is it no longer about what hurt you?   In the beginning, I made it all about him. What he did. Why he did it. How he did it. Where he was. Who he was.   It was an escape of a sort. A distraction. If I stayed focused on him, I didn’t have toContinue reading “At Some Point, It’s No Longer About the Nail”

Learning to Trust Again: How to Deal With the Triggers

“Will I ever learn to trust again?” I implored of my dad after receiving the surprise text that my husband had left the marriage and left the state. At that point, I was concerned about learning to trust somebody else after being the victim of horrendous gaslighting and betrayal. It was only months later thatContinue reading “Learning to Trust Again: How to Deal With the Triggers”

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