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Lessons From the End of a Marriage

A “How to Thrive” Guide After Divorce

9 Reasons People Stay in an Unhappy Marriage

Why would someone choose to stay in an unhappy marriage? I remember questioning my ex husband about his parent’s marriage while we were still teenagers – “They seem miserable. Why do you think they stay together?” I asked as we drove away from his childhood home. “I guess they decided that they would rather beContinue reading “9 Reasons People Stay in an Unhappy Marriage”

After the Affair: The Ones Who Choose to Stay

It’s a common refrain regarding an affair – “If somebody cheated on me, I’d be out of there in a heartbeat.” I get it. In fact, I even said it long before I ever had the opportunity to put it in practice. But it’s also a naive statement. After all, it’s easy to proclaim certaintyContinue reading “After the Affair: The Ones Who Choose to Stay”

Marriage: Should I Stay or Should I Go?

From time to time, I have people contact me with a description of their marriage or their thoughts about filing for divorce. After describing the situation, they often conclude with the following question: should I stay or should I go? I have yet to encounter an email which prompts me to answer that question directlyContinue reading “Marriage: Should I Stay or Should I Go?”

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