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Lessons From the End of a Marriage

A “How to Thrive” Guide After Divorce

Guest Post: The Best Relationship You’ll Ever Have

By Adriana Verdad   You Should Date Yourself After failed attempts at dating, and developing feelings for someone who had none for me, I decided I really should try dating myself. Yes, I’d read about it, multiple times, on the internet, in your typical articles geared towards single women. Honestly, at first I thought it soundedContinue reading “Guest Post: The Best Relationship You’ll Ever Have”

Changing the Reflection in the Mirror

On the day after I was left, I looked in the mirror. I saw a woman who had been discarded. Thoughtlessly thrown away like some worn-out or unfashionable sneakers. Good enough to be walked on, but no longer deemed worthy of the necessary closet space. Some days when I looked in the mirror, I sawContinue reading “Changing the Reflection in the Mirror”

What’s Your Superpower?

The summer movie blockbuster season is definitely upon us. And with it, comes the inundation of superheroes, each with their own strength and approach. When I was growing up, I remember the heroes and villains were often presented as uni-dimensional, all-good or all-bad. They were fun, but they were far-from realistic. Superheroes are instead likeContinue reading “What’s Your Superpower?”

Why Self Awareness is Critical for a Healthy Marriage

When asked to enumerate the critical components of a healthy relationship, most people appropriately include “communication” on their list. Communication certainly is critical to a healthy marriage; partnerships that depend upon mind-reading or are characterized by either raised or silenced voices rarely allow for intimacy and mutual support to develop. Yet something is often missingContinue reading “Why Self Awareness is Critical for a Healthy Marriage”

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