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Lessons From the End of a Marriage

A “How to Thrive” Guide After Divorce

When They Deny the Affair

Something’s up. Maybe you stumbled across an inappropriate text or perhaps there’s just a different energy in the air. Either way, your suspicions are growing, eating at you as your imagination begins to shift into overdrive. Summoning your courage as you straddle the line between wanting to know and wanting to believe that everything isContinue reading “When They Deny the Affair”

The Pathology Behind the Lie

I don’t get spooked easily. But I’m spooked right now. Not because of anything imminent. But because I’m really starting to understand what kind of danger I may have been in. When the police first told me how lucky I was to make it out of my first marriage alive, I brushed off their concern.Continue reading “The Pathology Behind the Lie”

My Side, His Side and … the Truth?

One of the more infuriating responses I’ve received when others have heard my synopsis of my ex-husband’s actions that led to the divorce is, “Well, you know how it is. There’s your side, his side and then, somewhere in between them, there’s the truth.” After I swallow my scream, I try to respond with aContinue reading “My Side, His Side and … the Truth?”

Telling Stories: The Lesson in the Brian Williams’ Scandal

I never watch television news. So I had no idea who Brian Williams was until the news about his false claims about his time in Iraq. All of the tidbits I read online or heard on the radio took the position that he intentionally and willfully fabricated these stories. Until I came across this one.Continue reading “Telling Stories: The Lesson in the Brian Williams’ Scandal”

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