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Lessons From the End of a Marriage

A “How to Thrive” Guide After Divorce

6 Ways Re-Watching Your Past Can Help You Move On

Brock and I are currently re-watching all of the released seasons of Game of Thrones. We were late to the GOT party, only bingeing on the first 5 seasons just last year. But even though the characters and plots should be fresh in our memories, we realized after recently viewing season 6 that we hadContinue reading “6 Ways Re-Watching Your Past Can Help You Move On”

Why I’m Attracted to People With a Difficult Past

It happens to me all the time. A knowing look between virtual strangers. Words left unsaid yet with full meaning comprehended. A nod to the side, understood to reference “all that”in the midst of casual conversation. It says, “I see you. And I see that you have suffered. And even though I don’t know yourContinue reading “Why I’m Attracted to People With a Difficult Past”

The Danger Of Holding On

One of my guilty (okay, so I don’t really feel guilty about it but it seems like I should) summer pleasures is catching a few minutes of television during the day. Last week, I saw the last few segments of the show, My 600-Pound Life. In this episode, a super-morbidly obese woman was in theContinue reading “The Danger Of Holding On”

Ruminating vs. Processing. Do You Know the Difference?

I often find that people are confused about the difference between ruminating on the past and processing the past. They think they are doing one when, in reality, they are often doing more of the other. I can see where the confusion exists – both ruminating and processing involve thinking about (and perhaps talking about)Continue reading “Ruminating vs. Processing. Do You Know the Difference?”

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