Signs It’s Time to Make a Change

Change is hard. And so, like with many things that are hard, we often do our best to avoid it. Sometimes, we are left with no choice. After all, when the house is on fire, there’s nothing to do but run out out the door. But instead, if that house is just a little tooContinue reading “Signs It’s Time to Make a Change”

Is the Time Spent In a “Failed” Married Wasted?

When my math students first start to tackle more difficult algebra problems, they retain their elementary focus on determining the single correct answer. While this difficult work is still relatively new to them, they have a tendency to completely erase or even tear up an entire page of work that led to this incorrect valueContinue reading “Is the Time Spent In a “Failed” Married Wasted?”

Turning Back the Clocks

My social media feeds this morning have been filled with various iterations of the following: The meme made me think. If I could turn back the clock to twenty, would I want to? My immediate (and powerful) reaction was hell, no. I had a specific image of twenty come to mind. I was in theContinue reading “Turning Back the Clocks”

Does Time Heal All Wounds?

When people contact me early in their divorce experience, the edges still rough and the emotions raw, I often find myself saying, “It’s early still. Give it some time.” It’s counsel I hate to give because it suggests that the pain has to be endured before it can be erased. Yet it’s also truth; thereContinue reading “Does Time Heal All Wounds?”