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Lessons From the End of a Marriage

A “How to Thrive” Guide After Divorce

Normal Isn’t On the Menu

It’s a hard time to be a parent right now. I can feel the trepidation and frustration in their frantic posts. They’re worried for their kids, emotionally and academically. It’s been a rough few months, having to balance work and childcare, trying to be a parent while also playing the heavy when it comes toContinue reading “Normal Isn’t On the Menu”

Is My Reaction to Divorce Normal?

The following was shared on my Facebook page recently- “Some days I feel like I got the grief period beat and then something will happen and I catch myself crying.” I responded in part, “That up and down is completely normal. The hurt will fade in time. Just keep your focus on where you wantContinue reading “Is My Reaction to Divorce Normal?”

The (Unspoken) Truth About Marriage

When asked about the state of their union, people often feel like they have to defer to one of two responses: “It’s all good,” or, “It’s over.” Yet the reality is that most marriages spend much of their time between these two extremes. Where some things are good, some areas are taut with tension andContinue reading “The (Unspoken) Truth About Marriage”

101 Completely Normal Thoughts to Have During Divorce

My life is over. So this is what feeling gutted feels like. The bed feels so empty. Cold. There’s nobody to complain about crumbs in the bed. Cookies! Ugh. Now I’m bloated and still sad. Am I going to be alone forever? I could sell everything and leave the country. Start over on some beachContinue reading “101 Completely Normal Thoughts to Have During Divorce”

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