Was your divorce anything like you would have expected divorce to be like? I know mine wasn’t. Not. Even. Close. Movies, books, billboards, magazine articles and my own parent’s divorce created certain expectations in my mind about what I could anticipate from divorce. But the reality? Something entirely different. We think we know about divorce.Continue reading “Divorce: Expectations vs. Reality”
Anticipation is a mixture of prudent foresight and alarmist anxiety. It tempts us by promising that preparation is key. And then it traps us in a potentially endless cycle of “what ifs” and worry.
My ex used to be obsessed with The Matrix. I think he somehow saw himself as Neo, an invulnerable character who was able to manipulate reality and was the one chosen to save the human race. I grew tired of the movie after so many repeated viewings and so, after my ex left, I pushedContinue reading “Which Pill Do You Choose?”