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Feeling Crazy After Divorce?


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A Case of Mistaken Identity

My car turned yellow while I was at work today. As did the car next to it. And the one next to that. In fact, the entire parking lot looked like it had been...


Is My Reaction to Divorce Normal?

It’s the first question people want me to answer – “Am I normal?” “Have you seen this before?” “Do others respond this way?” When it comes to divorce, there are quite a few surprising...


Why the First Reaction Is Often Not The Real Reaction

“What am I going to tell my mom?” were the first, shameful words out of my mouth when I learned my boyfriend’s ex-girlfriend was pregnant. I was 14. He was 16. We had only...


You’re Getting Warmer

Do you ever react defensively to someone’s words? I know I do. I’m the queen of, “Yeah, but” and “I can’t” and “You don’t understand.” Someone says something that justifies my ex’s actions and...

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