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Lessons From the End of a Marriage

A “How to Thrive” Guide After Divorce

Refuse to Be a Victim

“Let me introduce you to the victim advocate,” offered the policeman who had arrested my husband the day before.   I stopped short. That was the first time that word – victim – had ever been applied to me. I certainly felt victimized. My partner of sixteen years had just abandoned me with a textContinue reading “Refuse to Be a Victim”

How NOT to Be a Victim (No Matter What Life Throws at You!)

“Let me introduce you to the victim advocate,” offered the policeman who had arrested my husband the day before.   I stopped short. That was the first time that word – victim – had ever been applied to me. I certainly felt victimized. My partner of sixteen years had just abandoned me with a textContinue reading “How NOT to Be a Victim (No Matter What Life Throws at You!)”

Why I Refuse to Call My Ex Husband a Covert Narcissist

  If anyone has the right to call her ex a covert narcissist, it’s me. While on the surface, he was a giving and caring man everyone loved, the man behind the curtain was another story entirely. He crafted false financial documents and insurance forms to support his lies as he bled our accounts dry.Continue reading “Why I Refuse to Call My Ex Husband a Covert Narcissist”

Did You Miss These?

My newly planted plants managed to survive the freeze with only cosmetic damage. It’s funny, similar damage used to devastate me. Now? I just shrug it off. I know that the wilted and damaged tissue will fall off of its own accord in a matter of days and that in a few weeks, there willContinue reading “Did You Miss These?”

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