Moments of Vulnerability After Divorce

There are things about divorce that nobody tells you ahead of time. This is one of them. Before my tsunami divorce, I felt like a capable adult. After? There were moments where I felt like a complete badass. And moments where I felt like a weak and vulnerable child. Those feelings of vulnerability have aContinue reading “Moments of Vulnerability After Divorce”

Critical Signs That Your Emotional Walls Are Too High

After experiencing heartbreak, it’s natural to take a protective stance, to build emotional walls in an attempt to head off any additional pain and loss. These precautionary barricades serve an important purpose at first, as they help to shield us from additional assaults while we’re still tending to the wounds that require immediate attention andContinue reading “Critical Signs That Your Emotional Walls Are Too High”

Forced Vulnerability

We had to have our hardwood floors re-redone earlier this week. No, that’s not one of my typos. There was basically a typo during the first redoing of the floors. So again, we moved all of the furniture from the first floor (I swear next time I’m the market for furniture, everything will be madeContinue reading “Forced Vulnerability”


The best lessons can be found when we are facing unanticipated change and loss. It is a moment between moments where we are lost and searching, broken and vulnerable, wanting and open. In those moments between moments we learn who we really are and what we are capable of. When you find yourself in thatContinue reading “Opportunities”