Healthy Communication Post- Divorce

Divorce is one of those life lessons that can derail us for a long time or produce a breakdown that leads to many breakthroughs. It is really our choice on whether we want to use our divorce to stagnant or grow. You may be sitting thinking, “I didn’t ask for this, I didn’t do anything wrong, I wanted to stay married forever so how can I grow?” Every breakdown is capable of leading us to a higher place and I like higher places so let’s focus on the breakthrough. Read more here

 

My Divorce is Final! (It sure doesn’t feel that way!)

If you have followed my guidelines including the most important, “fight for your marriage” and you find yourself divorced, it is time to reinvent yourself. If you have had an amicable divorce and you both are smart enough to know everyone’s recovery will be better if everyone lands on their feet, Congrats! Your first year may still be tough because you are now doing life solo. Continue reading here.

 

Etiquette For Divorced Parents Attending Their Child’s Events!

Dear Mom and Dad,
The operative word here Mom and Dad is My events. You are a guest here and I ask you to act accordingly. My events include but are not limited to:

1. My teacher’s conferences.
2. My athletic events.
3. My musical recitals.
4. My birthday party.
5. My school plays.
6. My school graduations

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Post-Divorce Recovery or Crash Landing 

Your divorce papers are signed, and it’s a new chapter, scary, exciting, change, and your choice if you recover or crash land! Should you choose the Olympics of drugs and alcohol, sex, gambling, or any form of acting out, because “well I am free,” “it is so tempting,” I deserve it, “look what I have been through” or should I choose something else. There may be voices rationalizing why you should “act out” and that it will only be for a little while blah blah blah. So if you feel you must go down that road let me give you a few guidelines. If you are single without children be safe, good luck, and let us know how that works out for you. Continue reading here.

 

6 Things I Wish I Knew Then That I Know Now After My Divorce

We always hear people say, “I wish I knew then what I know now,” so here is some help if you are navigating a divorce now… Click here.

 

The Dark Side of Holidays and How to Make Them Light!

The divorce is final and now we have the challenge of the first year. The first year after your divorce and every year thereafter is going to contain holidays. As with all of our challenges in life, it is never the challenge, it is always our perception of the challenge. Continue reading here ..