Five Surprising Upsides to Being Cheated On

Nobody needs to tell you about the pain of being cheated on. You're living that every moment. Instead, I want you to know about the silver linings that can be found amidst the ruins of the betrayal.

Six Reasons Smart People Are Dumb in Love

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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 … Continue reading Six Reasons Smart People Are Dumb in Love

I Was Married to a Con Man


I thought he loved me. It turned out that he was more con man than confidant.  If my husband had been Pinocchio, his nose would have been a giant redwood. While we were married, I thought he was a real boy. Once he disappeared, I learned otherwise. My husband and I used to watch "Lost" … Continue reading I Was Married to a Con Man

Don’t Believe in Divorce? It Doesn’t Matter

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Search for "divorce" on Twitter, and you find countless posts like the following: I don't believe in divorce....when me and my partner have problems we will sit down, talk and work it out! Commitment for life As though one can make divorce not real simply by pretending it doesn't exist. I hate to break it to them, but divorce … Continue reading Don’t Believe in Divorce? It Doesn’t Matter

The Value of Therapy

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"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 and I'm wondering if it's working." "How do I know if therapy is for me?" implores a man who has been blindsided by his wife's … Continue reading The Value of Therapy