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Lessons From the End of a Marriage

A “How to Thrive” Guide After Divorce

Forcing the End: Cheating as an Exit Strategy

People cheat for a large variety of reasons. In many of those cases, the cheater wants the affair partner(s) and they still want the marriage, a sort of one-sided renegotiation of the wedding vows. Yet in other cases, what the cheater really wants is out of the marriage and the affair is simply a wayContinue reading “Forcing the End: Cheating as an Exit Strategy”

Ten Metaphors for Divorce

Which metaphor best describes your divorce?   1 – The Too-Small House It seems perfect. The spaces seem custom-built to accommodate your needs and it immediately feels like a home. Over time, as the family grows and the demands on the home increase, those walls that once felt comforting begin to feel like a prison.Continue reading “Ten Metaphors for Divorce”

Guest Post: How to End an Unhealthy Long-Distance Relationship

No matter how hard you try, sometimes it’s best to end a long-distance relationship. Whether you’re dating the type of guy who will just never succeed in a long-distance relationship or you’ve started to notice the telltale signs that that it’s an unhealthy relationship — your partner isn’t respecting your boundaries around texting, there isContinue reading “Guest Post: How to End an Unhealthy Long-Distance Relationship”

Is Divorce Your Only Option?

When I first read this piece by Matt on why he declined to participate in Huffington Post’s collection on when divorce is the only option, my knee-jerk response was that sometimes divorce is the only option. When I filed for divorce, my husband was MIA, married to another woman and still actively funneling my creditContinue reading “Is Divorce Your Only Option?”

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