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The Science Of Forgiveness

Why is forgiveness so hard? Is it that our pain screams to be heard and validated? Is it because we feel entitled to an apology and reparations for any wrongdoing? […]

When You Shouldn’t Forgive

We are told that to err is human; to forgive is divine. But is that always the case? Are there times when forgiveness actually harms you rather than setting you […]

Celebration, Enhancement, Intention

I’ve never been one for resolutions. They always seemed punitive to me – starting with the belief that you’ve been “bad” and need to be “good.” They are usually black […]

Nothing More to Say

I was catching up with an old friend the other day when she asked the inevitable question about my ex. “Do you think you’ll ever see him again?” “Well, actually, […]

A Letter to My Ex

Dear —–, Fourteen years ago, I was preparing to marry you. I was so excited but, even more, I was so sure. Sure that we were so good together. Sure […]

Forgiveness 101

Forgiveness. That word is often tossed about in hushed and almost reverent tones. It is the holy grail of one betrayed. Have you forgiven yet? We feel pushed to reach […]

Opening the Journal

Deep breath. In many ways, this will be my most personal post yet. These are the thoughts, the words, that came in the first few weeks uncensored by the keyboard […]

Forgiveness 101

Forgiveness. That word is often tossed about in hushed and almost reverent tones. It is the holy grail of one betrayed. Have you forgiven yet? We feel pushed to reach […]

How to Recover from a Broken Heart

This post on MindBodyGreen goes beyond the usual platitudes to give true insight into the healing process from the end of a relationship. Out of the tips provided, the one […]

Just Breathe

We have a habit (and, yes, that “we” certainly includes “me”!) of making things more complicated than they actually are.  Check in with your body; is it tight, constricted?  Breathe. […]

The Day the Marriage Died

Up until now, everything I have posted has been recently written, almost 3 years since the end of my marriage.  I recently went back and visited some of my earlier […]

How It Began

My own divorce story began in 2009 when I received a surprise text after 10 years of marriage that my husband was leaving.  That text was the last contact I […]

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