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PTSD After Divorce

Can you develop PTSD after divorce? When my husband left, I trembled for a year. That’s not just some figurative language used to convey emotion; I literally shook. For a year. My body quaked...

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Finding Happiness After an Unwanted Divorce

My divorce certainly did not present itself as a gift, trussed up with a big red bow like a Lexus in a Christmas commercial. Instead, it was a big ugly box, filled to the...

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How to Accept the Apology You Never Received

In an ideal world, everyone that causes harm to another, either intentionally or unintentionally, would immediately offer up a genuine apology: accepting responsibility, acknowledging the pain, express empathy and remorse, immediately changing behavior and,...

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Ten Ways Your Divorce Makes You Better Than Before

I don’t think anyone ever responds to the childhood question, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” with “Divorced.” Yet, for many of us, the end of a marriage does become...

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6 Letters to Write After Divorce

Some people get a “good” break-up. They get transparency, conversation, empathy and some form of closure. But the rest of us? We get abandonment, betrayal, deceptions and any hope of a conclusion has to...

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