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Lessons From the End of a Marriage

A “How to Thrive” Guide After Divorce

7 Reasons to Cross a Finish Line During Your Divorce

Divorce is often a long process. Apart from assembling the required documentation, writing checks to your attorney and making the requisite trips to IKEA (where you fight with college kids over the practical and value-minded inventory), you end up spending a lot of that time simply waiting. Waiting for your divorce to be final. WaitingContinue reading “7 Reasons to Cross a Finish Line During Your Divorce”

How Do You Know When You’re Ready For a New Relationship After Divorce?

“You have to wait one month for each year you were married.”   “It’s like riding a horse. The sooner you get back in the saddle, the better.”   “After divorce, you must stay single for at least two years to truly find yourself.” I heard it all after my husband left. Yet none ofContinue reading “How Do You Know When You’re Ready For a New Relationship After Divorce?”

Marriage: Should I Stay or Should I Go?

From time to time, I have people contact me with a description of their marriage or their thoughts about filing for divorce. After describing the situation, they often conclude with the following question: should I stay or should I go? I have yet to encounter an email which prompts me to answer that question directlyContinue reading “Marriage: Should I Stay or Should I Go?”

20 Factors That Strongly Influence Your Personal Divorce Experience

  Your divorce is not your neighbor’s divorce. The experience is different for everyone, the timeline and its landmarks unique to you. Before you doubt yourself, your timeline and your way of encountering divorce, consider the following factors that make your experience different than anybody else’s.   1 – Prior Knowledge   Some divorces catchContinue reading “20 Factors That Strongly Influence Your Personal Divorce Experience”

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