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Lessons From the End of a Marriage

A “How to Thrive” Guide After Divorce

A Letter to My Ex On the Eve of My Wedding

This was first published in The Huffington Post almost seven years ago. It soon became one of my more controversial pieces. Some people claimed I obviously wasn’t over my ex while others related to the way that every relationship we experience becomes a part of our story. It’s strange to read it now, as itContinue reading “A Letter to My Ex On the Eve of My Wedding”

5 Things We Hold On To After Divorce

Divorce requires letting go – of the marriage, the dreams, the regrets and even the promises. Yet we often struggle to let go. If feels wrong. Scary. Unfamiliar and untested. So instead, we grip, holding on even when the thing we’re holding on to only causes us harm.   We Hold On to An ImageContinue reading “5 Things We Hold On To After Divorce”

5 Reasons You’re Still Thinking About Your Ex (and What You Can Do About It)

I have this image of the brain after a breakup. It’s laid out like the room that manages all of the electricity for a large building. Huge levers line the walls where the power can be controlled to each section of the building. One by one, you shut down each breaker that sends energy toContinue reading “5 Reasons You’re Still Thinking About Your Ex (and What You Can Do About It)”

How to Stop Feeling Sorry For Yourself (and Start Feeling Better) After Divorce

Do you relate to any of these feelings after divorce? “It’s not fair that my family has been torn apart!” “This sucks! I hate having to start over at this stage of my life.” “My ex seems to be doing just fine. Why am I having such a hard time of this?” “Nobody else getsContinue reading “How to Stop Feeling Sorry For Yourself (and Start Feeling Better) After Divorce”

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