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When New Information Comes to Light

I became conditioned to be afraid of the mail. And the ringing phone. Even email had the ability to send my stomach plummeting down towards my feet. Because each intrusion […]

Marriage is Not a Test

Marriage is not a test. I lived. I loved. I lost. But I didn’t fail. Society makes assumptions about those who are divorced. Maybe we lack the fortitude to persist […]

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I Was Married to a Con Man

I thought he loved me. It turned out that he was more con man than confidant.  If my husband had been Pinocchio, his nose would have been a giant redwood. […]

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Don’t Believe in Divorce? It Doesn’t Matter

Search for “divorce” on Twitter, and you find countless posts like the following: I don’t believe in divorce….when me and my partner have problems we will sit down, talk and work it out! Commitment […]

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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. […]

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Common Challenges in Post-Divorce Relationships

Post-divorce relationships are often where the fears of experiencing heartbreak again collide with the hope and heady infatuation of early attachment. These opposing emotional forces, along with any lingering unresolved […]

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How Could They Move On So Quickly?

My ex-husband certainly wasted no time. He didn’t even bother filing for divorce before he married his second (I’m assuming here; there could have been others) wife. Among all of […]

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