There is no escaping the feeling of loneliness after divorce. After all, a shared life has been cleaved into two separate paths. The sense of isolation is a quiet companion for much of the time, although some circumstances cause it to wake up wailing. Here’s when you can expect the loneliness to be at its worstContinue reading “The 8 Loneliest Moments After Divorce (And How to Lessen Their Sting)”
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You Are Not How You Feel: 8 Ways to Create Space With Your Emotions
It’s been a tumultuous week in this country. Emotions are running high and are leaking out like steam under pressure, burning those caught in its path. Anger, fear and doubt are butting heads with celebration, optimism and certainty. The yoga class I attended this morning ended with a lovely meditation on loving detachment. We so easilyContinue reading “You Are Not How You Feel: 8 Ways to Create Space With Your Emotions”
Homeless In Life: Overcoming Emotional Isolation After Divorce
I had two conversations recently with two different people about the isolation and sense of desolation after divorce. About waking up every day already exhausted at the effort. About filling the time with activities and get-togethers, but never really feeling connected. It’s a sense of being homeless in life. With the worst homesickness imaginable forContinue reading “Homeless In Life: Overcoming Emotional Isolation After Divorce”
Lonely in Love? How Long to Create a Shared History?
How long does it take to create a shared history? I think I finally have an answer. In many ways, losing the shared history that I had with my first husband was even harder than losing my first husband. Because a shared history is something distinctive. The best and most memorable moments coexisting in bothContinue reading “Lonely in Love? How Long to Create a Shared History?”