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Lessons From the End of a Marriage

A “How to Thrive” Guide After Divorce

Classification of Infidelity

In a recent piece on The Huffington Post, Dr. Mark Banschick describes four outcomes after a cheater is caught or decides to come clean:1) the cheater can make amends and the marriage continues, 2)the cheater can make amends and the marriage ends, 3)the cheated upon can choose to end the marriage or 4)the cheater canContinue reading “Classification of Infidelity”

What “Gone Girl” Can Teach Us About Marriage

Spoiler alert: It is impossible to discuss the book Gone Girl without revealing some of the plot. It is an enjoyable read and one that is best if you enter with an unsullied mind. Please read the book before you read my post. Thanks! Our first glimpse into Nick and Amy’s marriage is that ofContinue reading “What “Gone Girl” Can Teach Us About Marriage”

The Day the Marriage Died

Up until now, everything I have posted has been recently written, almost 3 years since the end of my marriage.  I recently went back and visited some of my earlier writings, drafted in the weeks and months after he left.  I’ve decided to share some of that, to expose the raw underbelly of divorce.  PleaseContinue reading “The Day the Marriage Died”

How It Began

My own divorce story began in 2009 when I received a surprise text after 10 years of marriage that my husband was leaving.  That text was the last contact I ever had from him.  Over the next few weeks and months, I struggled to make sense of what happened.  It turned out that the realityContinue reading “How It Began”

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