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The Value of Therapy

“What is the value of therapy?” the email continues, after the writer has detailed her struggles moving through divorce. Another message contains the statement, “I’ve been in therapy for years […]

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After Divorce: The Rule of Three

The period after divorce is chaotic as demands fight for attention and everything seems to require a decision and an action. It’s overwhelming with its ability to impact every single […]

The Power of “Me Too”

I recently responded to a woman over at Divorce Force. She had just discovered that for 30 of the 34 years she spent with her husband, he had another family. […]

Controlling Your Divorce

Part of what makes divorce so difficult is that so much of what is happening around you – and to you – is completely out of your control. It’s scary. […]

I’m Not Strong Enough

Every year I have some kids who break my heart. It happens as soon as I task them with completing some assignment and they whisper to me with down-turned eyes, […]

Did You Miss These?

My newly planted plants managed to survive the freeze with only cosmetic damage. It’s funny, similar damage used to devastate me. Now? I just shrug it off. I know that […]

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How to Create a Divorce Care Package

So you just found out that your friend or family member is getting divorced. After the initial shock and disbelief fades and you’ve gathered and digested the salient facts, you’re […]

Accept Help. Don’t Expect Help.

I’ve never been very good when it comes to accepting help. I used to see it as a weakness to allow others to come to my aid. My “I can do […]

Take Me to the Other Side

I have a person in my life who is currently in crisis, a breakdown at the intersection of environment and predisposition. A brain hijacked and a life on stutter. For […]

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