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Lessons From the End of a Marriage

A “How to Thrive” Guide After Divorce

When It’s Raining, Let it Rain

I made my intention clear in the first few weeks after the marital tsunami – once the divorce was final and the school year over, I was going to leave my former life behind and move across the country to Seattle. As I saw it, there was only one little problem. The rain. As aContinue reading “When It’s Raining, Let it Rain”

How I Recovered From Spousal Abandonment and Betrayal

Are you struggling with recovery from abandonment or betrayal? I wish there was a recipe for healing after the demise of a marriage – add these ingredients, sift out these elements, let the concoction rest for a specified period of time and then apply heat to set it in place. But divorce is not soContinue reading “How I Recovered From Spousal Abandonment and Betrayal”

Not Every Day Is a Good Day. Show Up Anyway.

Having a bad day? My hairdresser is usually an upbeat and positive woman. Her energy pulls me into the moment and her “bright side” approach helps me forget the fact that I seem to have a little more grey to cover every time. Yesterday was different. Tears teased the corners of her eyes as sheContinue reading “Not Every Day Is a Good Day. Show Up Anyway.”

Let That Sh*t Go

When I walked into my yoga studio this past Monday evening, I saw a woman with the most amazing shirt. Under a simple image of a figure in a pose, were the words: Let that shit go. I laughed. I smiled. And I reflected back on my day, the first day back at school afterContinue reading “Let That Sh*t Go”

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