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Lessons From the End of a Marriage

A “How to Thrive” Guide After Divorce

What is a Tsunami Divorce?

What is a Tsunami Divorce? A tsunami divorce is one that completely blindsides a spouse, flattening him or her with a wave that was never spotted.  A tsunami divorce is characterized by a normal marriage and a normal life up until the moment of total and utter destruction.  The spouse that embodies the wave mayContinue reading “What is a Tsunami Divorce?”

Speaking Out: Why Hiding Your Struggles Makes it Worse

At this point, the only real regret I have about my first marriage was that I didn’t know. Not about the financial and sexual infidelity (although it would have been nice to have had some insider information!). And not even about his plan to leave and secure another wife. I regret that I didn’t knowContinue reading “Speaking Out: Why Hiding Your Struggles Makes it Worse”

I’ve Buried the Hatchet, but I’ve Marked its Location

Forgiveness is such a loaded word. It requires an acceptance of someone’s actions.  Actions that may be horrific, born from unknown motivations. Forgiveness was on my mind soon after I received the text that ended my marriage.  According to the platitudes I had always heard, I needed to forgive him.  It was the right thingContinue reading “I’ve Buried the Hatchet, but I’ve Marked its Location”

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