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Finding Strength After Divorce

Jan 26, 2022

Kind of sweet to feel glimpses of hope in a sunny, blue skied Fresh 2022 day, right? (And, yes, it’s normal in divorce grief to then feel guilty or scared &/or wondering if a shoe will be dropping soon!). You … Read More

Forgiving Your Ex

Dec 30, 2021

Pondering my brilliant solution to fully forgive your ex before The 2022 Ball drops (sarcasm), I was launched back to a square, miniature hotel “Fitness Center” I inhabited. It was a time in my life I knew I had to … Read More

The Reality About the Holiday’s and Divorce

Nov 17, 2021

As we hear joyful co-workers planning their “Home for the Holidays” debut next Thursday, it is easy to dive into the hole of despair. Just some of the “reality” from brave callers this week: an almost ex taking off for … Read More

Divorced with Kids and Dating

Oct 27, 2021

  “Take it slow, & it’ll work itself out fine…All we need is just a little Patience.” -Guns N’ Roses “Patient”. Yuck! Seriously? After the painstaking ups & downs & brutal back flips of divorce? I get your intense feeling … Read More

An Open Letter About Fear

Apr 21, 2021

I have been afraid for so long. Afraid to listen to my true self. Afraid to honor what was inside. I think I got married 33 years ago because I was afraid of being an old maid, of being alone. … Read More

Divorce Resolutions: Foundation for a Happy Future

Jan 15, 2021

Every year as the calendar flips from one year to the next, millions of people reflect on goals and changes that can improve their lives: diet, exercise, save more money, spend more money,have more fun. For people experiencing the transition … Read More

Seven Tips for Successful Co-Parenting in Blended Families

Dec 15, 2020

Seven Tips for Successful Co-Parenting in Blended Families If parenting in nuclear families is difficult (and it is), imagine co-parenting in blended families! Custodial transitions, different parenting styles, scheduling with the other biological parents, and combining family values leads to … Read More

Self-care is not Self-ish

Dec 07, 2020

Self-care is not Self-ish “Codependent relationships are a type of dysfunctional helping relationship where one person supports or enables another person’s addiction, poor mental health, immaturity, irresponsibility, or under-achievement. Among the core characteristics of codependency, the most common theme is … Read More

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