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Lessons From the End of a Marriage

A “How to Thrive” Guide After Divorce

Learning to Trust Again

It is easier to assume a protective stance than it is to trust that you can relax out of it.   Just over a year ago, we were advised, that for the safety of all, we should makes our worlds small. “No problem,” I thought, ” I can do small.” Almost 12 years ago, IContinue reading “Learning to Trust Again”

After Being Cheated On: Distinguishing Between Fears and Warnings

“I never want to go through that again,” I think we all say after being cheated on once we’re through the initial whitewater of the discovery that bashes us upon the rocks. We examine our memories for the missed clues about the affair and we scan the horizon carefully, looking for signs of another impendingContinue reading “After Being Cheated On: Distinguishing Between Fears and Warnings”

Thoughts From a World Turned Upside Down

I Want to Know How It Ends

My first marriage was in December 1999, the apex of the collective anxiety around Y2K. At the time, my fiance and I operated from a place of optimism, rationality and faith. Despite the warnings and fears that we were constantly being bombarded with, we decided to move forward with the assumption that everything would workContinue reading “I Want to Know How It Ends”

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