The Life You Had is Gone

"The life you had is gone." I would tell myself as a lament and in an attempt to force acceptance. "You now have the opportunity to create a new life." I would continue, in a hope that optimism also operated on the "fake it until you make it" principle. "You can now build a life … Continue reading The Life You Had is Gone

Three Reasons NOT to Seek Closure

I was good at coming up with excuses. I must send him another email (even though he didn't respond to the first two) so that he knows the impact of what he's done and it might prompt him to apologize. I have to contact the police about his bigamy because it is a crime and … Continue reading Three Reasons NOT to Seek Closure

8 Years Ago Today

8 years ago today

There's something about the tangible signs of the passage of time that makes it all the more real. I had a precious visit with my dear friend and her daughter last Sunday. This was the friend who took me in during that awful year between the tsunami and the legal cessation of the marriage. And … Continue reading 8 Years Ago Today

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 gets … Continue reading How to Stop Feeling Sorry For Yourself (and Start Feeling Better) After Divorce

Sometimes Life Sucks…

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