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Lessons From the End of a Marriage

A “How to Thrive” Guide After Divorce

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”

10 Things I Don’t Trust After Being Cheated On … And 10 Things I Trust More

10 Things I Don’t Trust After Being Cheated On 1 – I don’t trust people that are overly affectionate or complimentary; I assume there is a motive to their flattery. 2 – I don’t trust it when people are too eager to proclaim that they would “never hurt me” and that they “are not theContinue reading “10 Things I Don’t Trust After Being Cheated On … And 10 Things I Trust More”

The Importance of Feeling Safe in a Relationship

When you don’t feel safe in a relationship, your focus shifts from connection to protection. Instead of turning towards your partner, you’re turning inward or turning away in an attempt to avoid a sense of increasing danger. And relationship safety is often misunderstood. We tend to oversimplify the state; believing that as long as physicalContinue reading “The Importance of Feeling Safe in a Relationship”

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