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 through difficulties. Perhaps we possess some great fatal flaw that makes us unable to sustain matrimony. Or, possibility we are flighty, given to jump in … Continue reading Marriage is Not a Test

Going “No Contact” – Why is it So Hard?

You've decided that you should go "no contact" with your ex, but you're finding that it's much harder than you anticipated to cut off all contact. Why is it so difficult to go "no contact" after a divorce or breakup?   This Person Was an Integral Part of Your Daily Life Just weeks ago, this … Continue reading Going “No Contact” – Why is it So Hard?

Going “No Contact” – What Are the Benefits?

Are you debating if "no contact" is the best decision for you after a divorce or a breakup? This strategy has benefits for many people. Here are some of the common advantages:   It Helps You Establish and Maintain Your Personal Power For all os us, the lines between "me" and "we" can become blurred … Continue reading Going “No Contact” – What Are the Benefits?

I Was Married to a Con Man

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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. While we were married, I thought he was a real boy. Once he disappeared, I learned otherwise. My husband and I used to watch "Lost" … Continue reading I Was Married to a Con Man

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

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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 for life As though one can make divorce not real simply by pretending it doesn't exist. I hate to break it to them, but divorce … Continue reading Don’t Believe in Divorce? It Doesn’t Matter