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Lessons From the End of a Marriage

A “How to Thrive” Guide After Divorce

How I Recovered From Spousal Abandonment and Betrayal

Are you struggling with recovery from abandonment or betrayal? I wish there was a recipe for healing after the demise of a marriage – add these ingredients, sift out these elements, let the concoction rest for a specified period of time and then apply heat to set it in place. But divorce is not soContinue reading “How I Recovered From Spousal Abandonment and Betrayal”

At Some Point, It’s No Longer About the Nail

When is it no longer about what hurt you?   In the beginning, I made it all about him. What he did. Why he did it. How he did it. Where he was. Who he was.   It was an escape of a sort. A distraction. If I stayed focused on him, I didn’t have toContinue reading “At Some Point, It’s No Longer About the Nail”

The Three Stages of Utilizing Anger After Relationship Trauma

Anger is a natural reaction to relationship trauma. You feel angry that your needs were ignored and your boundaries crossed. You’re enraged that your voice was silenced and that you were not allowed to have input on what happened. The unfairness sparks fury as they seem unaffected and you’re struggling to survive. This anger hasContinue reading “The Three Stages of Utilizing Anger After Relationship Trauma”

10 Things I Don’t Trust After Being Cheated On … And 10 Things I Trust More

10 Things I Don’t Trust After Being Cheated On 1 – I don’t trust people that are overly affectionate or complimentary; I assume there is a motive to their flattery. 2 – I don’t trust it when people are too eager to proclaim that they would “never hurt me” and that they “are not theContinue reading “10 Things I Don’t Trust After Being Cheated On … And 10 Things I Trust More”

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