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Lessons From the End of a Marriage

A “How to Thrive” Guide After Divorce

Is My Reaction to Divorce Normal?

The following was shared on my Facebook page recently- “Some days I feel like I got the grief period beat and then something will happen and I catch myself crying.” I responded in part, “That up and down is completely normal. The hurt will fade in time. Just keep your focus on where you wantContinue reading “Is My Reaction to Divorce Normal?”

6 Self-Care Tips When You’re Feeling Overwhelmed By Divorce

These aren’t magic elixirs that will suddenly make everything okay, but these six strategies can help you cope while divorce seems intent on bringing you down:   1 – Limit the Time Spent With People Who Exhaust You It doesn’t matter if it’s your mother or your neighbor, when you’re feeling flattened by divorce, it’sContinue reading “6 Self-Care Tips When You’re Feeling Overwhelmed By Divorce”

How to Steer Your Dreams

I remember feeling safe. Our bodies were pressed together, recesses and curves paired together as though from complementary molds. His smell was familiar, both comforting and intoxicating, bringing contentment with a whisper of passion. My eyes were closed as we began to kiss, slow caresses that were full of promise and affection. As our lipsContinue reading “How to Steer Your Dreams”

Precipice

Sleep has been elusive of late. I’ve struggled to fall asleep and then I find myself awake again far too soon. I’ve run my Kindle battery to zero every night for the past couple weeks. I’ve moved from bedroom to couch, either to escape Brock’s movements that seem to amplify when I can’t sleep orContinue reading “Precipice”

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