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Lessons From the End of a Marriage

A “How to Thrive” Guide After Divorce

Give Yourself Permission

We are often our own harshest critics. We berate ourselves for the same things we respond with compassion to in others. Instead of doing the best we can, we often “should” ourselves into shame and paralysis.   So for today, practice being as kind to yourself as you are to others. For today, give yourselfContinue reading “Give Yourself Permission”

Is It Time For You To Quit One Of These Self-Appointed Jobs After Divorce?

Prior to divorce, one of your predominate life roles is that of “husband” or “wife.” And once that position is pulled from you, it leaves a job opening that is often filled with a self-appointed role that ultimately causes more harm than good. Is it time for you to quit one (or more) of theseContinue reading “Is It Time For You To Quit One Of These Self-Appointed Jobs After Divorce?”

The Mistake You May Be Making With Your Divorce Pain

“Why am I still hurting so badly?” the email implores of me, the writer speaking of her ten-year-old divorce. As I read her message that details her divorce and her continued and prolonged sadness, I found myself thinking about how the modern western world handles death. Before the rise of the modern medical and funeralContinue reading “The Mistake You May Be Making With Your Divorce Pain”

Rewriting the End of a Relationship

The end of your relationship isn’t the end of your dreams or of your happiness. It just may be about discovery, renovation, and learning to let go. ____ When a relationship ends, it is natural to focus on what is lost, to fully submerge in the heartache and mourn the departed. It is all tooContinue reading “Rewriting the End of a Relationship”

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