7 Reasons to Cross a Finish Line During Your Divorce

Divorce is often a long process. Apart from assembling the required documentation, writing checks to your attorney and making the requisite trips to IKEA (where you fight with college kids over the practical and value-minded inventory), you end up spending a lot of that time simply waiting. Waiting for your divorce to be final. WaitingContinue reading “7 Reasons to Cross a Finish Line During Your Divorce”

Five Years Ago Today

Five years ago today, I awoke afraid of seeing the man who had abandoned me eight months before. And when he passed me in the courthouse hall, I didn’t even recognize him. Five years ago today, I was ready for the divorce I never wanted from the man I thought I knew. Five years agoContinue reading “Five Years Ago Today”

When Will My Divorce Be Over?

When will my divorce be over? It seems like such a clear-cut question, doesn’t it? Obviously, the divorce is over when the legal process is finalized and you receive a decree embossed with your local court’s seal. But that’s only a piece of the puzzle; that’s when the state sees you as divorced. Not necessarilyContinue reading “When Will My Divorce Be Over?”

Lessons From the Wake

I’m good at making excuses for my fears. Damned good. In fact, the excuses are real. I just choose to ignore the solutions. But I’m tired of living that way. So I refuse to anymore.   This past week, I had an opportunity to water ski for the first time. Let me clarify. It wasContinue reading “Lessons From the Wake”