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Lessons From the End of a Marriage

A “How to Thrive” Guide After Divorce

So the Wind Blows

The storm pummeling Atlanta today has been described already as “historic.” I’m not sure if that will be the case but the howling wind and pelting ice outside my window certainly sound as though they are harbingers¬†of the winter apocalypse. I keep having flashbacks to the only other major ice storm I’ve been through. ItContinue reading “So the Wind Blows”

Guiltwashed

I’m good at feeling guilty. It turned out that I can’t be on the note for the house we’re buying because of the financial mess (and foreclosure) my ex left me with. The broker we’re working with was awesome about breaking the news and Brock’s been great about it on his end (“I know it’sContinue reading “Guiltwashed”

The Four Agreements in Wellness

As a homework assignment for my recent girl’s weekend, I was asked to read The Four Agreements. I was fully willing, but somewhat skeptical, since as the only child of a counselor, I was raised on a steady diet of self-help. I think I overdosed. After the first few pages, my skepticism was replaced withContinue reading “The Four Agreements in Wellness”

Self Deception

  Self deception was the cancer that ate my marriage from within. After he was caught, my husband admitted in a text to my mom that he had started to believe his own bullshit. The fabrications he used to keep me and others in the dark were also used to protect him from the painfulContinue reading “Self Deception”

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