Skip to content

Lessons From the End of a Marriage

A “How to Thrive” Guide After Divorce

Feeling Alone in a Relationship

Many memories of my first marriage have faded over time. But there are some that are still as sharp and pointed as the day they occurred. This is one of those. We sat in the 4th row in the left section of the movie theater. I was in the aisle seat and he was nextContinue reading “Feeling Alone in a Relationship”

8 Strategies to Better Handle Relationship Conflict

Raise your hand if you feel like you could do better when it comes to managing conflict in your relationship. I have both hands up. One of the lovely lasting effects of emerging from a marriage with a covert abuser who morphed and manipulated instead of speaking his mind was that after 16 years ofContinue reading “8 Strategies to Better Handle Relationship Conflict”

Cheaters Are…

Cheaters are…   What’s the first word that comes to your mind? Selfish? Liar? $%&*$? You wouldn’t be wrong.   Goodness knows I have felt – and said – those words along with much worse in regards to my cheating ex and others that have betrayed their partners. I’ve even felt physically ill when inContinue reading “Cheaters Are…”

When They Say, “You’ve Changed”

“You’ve changed,” they say to you. Feeling like an accusation. Implying that if you hadn’t transmuted, then things would still be fine. The first reaction is defensive. “No I haven’t!” you insist, even while on some level being aware that as a living and adaptable being, you of course have been slowly changing over time.Continue reading “When They Say, “You’ve Changed””

%d bloggers like this: