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Lessons From the End of a Marriage

A “How to Thrive” Guide After Divorce

When They Say, “You’ve Changed”

“You’ve changed,” they say to you. Feeling like an accusation. Implying that if you hadn’t transmuted, then things would still be fine. The first reaction is defensive. “No I haven’t!” you insist, even while on some level being aware that as a living and adaptable being, you of course have been slowly changing over time.Continue reading “When They Say, “You’ve Changed””

Five Eye-Opening Truths About Divorcing With Kids

There’s a lot you know about how to divorce with kids. Yet there are some realities that still may surprise you. Are you aware of these five eye-opening truths?   You know not to alienate the children from their other parent. From the day this all began, you vowed to not withhold the children fromContinue reading “Five Eye-Opening Truths About Divorcing With Kids”

Six Reasons Smart People Are Dumb in Love

I’ve always considered myself a smart person. And so, when I was confronted with the harsh reality of how stupid I was in my first marriage, it was a tough reality to accept. How could I be SO dumb when it comes to love? 1 – Smart People Are Still Subject to the Addictive NatureContinue reading “Six Reasons Smart People Are Dumb in Love”

Signs You’re Holding On When It’s Time to Let Go

Letting go is hard. Damned hard. I first learned this as a young child, exploring my grandmother’s basement, packed to the ceiling with carefully labeled and organized items as though she was preparing to seek refuge from the apocalypse. Which, in many ways, she was. She lived through starvation and disaster on the Dakota prairieContinue reading “Signs You’re Holding On When It’s Time to Let Go”

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