The Most Important Lessons From My Divorce

Often the lessons we need most are the ones we are most resistant to. I never wanted to be divorced. In fact, losing my husband, through any means, was my greatest fear in life. So, when I found myself suddenly facing divorce at the age of 32 after being betrayed by my best friend and … Continue reading The Most Important Lessons From My Divorce

4 Lessons From 4 Years of (Re) Marriage

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How to Learn When the Test Comes Before the Lesson

I love the quote about life being a cruel teacher, administering the test before the lesson (which I believe is from Oscar Wilde originally and is now being attributed to Drake??). And it's true, isn't it? We're presented with challenges that we don't yet have the tools to overcome. We face situations with which we … Continue reading How to Learn When the Test Comes Before the Lesson

7 Things I DIDN’T Learn in Kindergarten

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Supposedly, we learned all that we needed to know in kindergarten. Apparently, I should have been held back. Here are 7 lessons I didn't master until later: You Don't Always Have to Say You're Sorry "Tell her you're sorry," the teacher admonished my classmate when I became upset, assuming that the boy next to me … Continue reading 7 Things I DIDN’T Learn in Kindergarten

I’m Determined to Make Marriage Work: Valuable Lessons From Divorce

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"A second marriage is the triumph of hope over experience." Oscar Wilde "This is it, though." I said to my then-boyfriend when he brought up the idea of marriage. "I want to be married again but this is it. I'm not going through another divorce." And with that vow, I decided to do some things … Continue reading I’m Determined to Make Marriage Work: Valuable Lessons From Divorce