Answers to my Question “What is a Soul Mate?”

  “People think a soul mate is your perfect fit, and that’s what everyone wants. But a true soul mate is a mirror, the person who shows you everything that is holding you back, the person who brings you to your own attention so you can change your life. A true soul mate is probably the most important person you’ll ever meet, because they tear down your walls and make you look deep inside.”     Your life is a puzzle and a soul mate is the piece to the puzzle that make Read more [...]

The Story Begins Mamma Bear Plus 6

          It has been a year and it is still difficult to share this story with anyone outside my small circle of close friends & family. I will be very discriminating on details, not sure there will ever be an acceptable amount of time between then and the present that will make me want to dig up and share those deep ugly mental images. It is not something that I thought I would ever want to talk about or share with anyone, but it is amazing what can be accomplished Read more [...]

Feelings While Healing After A Divorce

      These are my feelings while I am healing is this normal and do you feel the same? At times I feel old.....  At times I want to toss in the towel...  At time I want to just give up....  Most of the time I have no clue why my ex does and says the things he does....  But just when I start to say "what the ....”  Then God sends a Godwinks and I know I am on the right path despite what people say or do to me! One step at a time to my new and improved me! Member Response Read more [...]

Rejection Seems to be Rearing its Ugly Head in Me.

      “I am dating after my divorce almost a year ago. I only dated briefly with one other person, and have found what I believe to be my one and only in this man. Any advice on the rejection that seems to be rearing its ugly head in me? I sometimes feel like he is pulling away but then realize he isn't. These feelings started after he changed his mind about us moving in together. He says he just got cold feet. Now since then I am feeling some crappy feelings I don’t really Read more [...]

Ask God For a Sign and You will Probably Get a BIG One!

    Overnight, a single mother of 6, 5 daughters and 1 son. They needed me so much now, they needed me to be their strength, and needless to say they were mine. My children need to see by my example that we would be okay. They needed & still need to know they will always have me and I will NEVER leave their side or betray them, ever… We would get thru this together and we did, and in many ways we still are. In the months that followed I had some difficult choices to make, our Read more [...]

Reach Out – “Does It Get Any Better With Time?”

    Reach Out “Does It Get Any Better With Time?”   Member Requesting Input "I only started divorce proceedings against my abusive husband yesterday, I had to go through everything, and does the pain of going through the process get easier?"   Member Response 1 Way to go 🙂 It takes courage and strength to make a big life change. It is ok to get some professional help as you go thru. I am in counseling now to help me with the stress, depression, and all of the other Read more [...]

Are the Games My Ex Plays Abuse?

Members Reach Out and Share I am split from my ex, we got married because of our kids. She was very abusive and was abused by her father, she don't like the therapist but she likes to play games, I feel safer at the therapists but she refuses to go. Unless I talk to her first and answer her questions, I do not like that game. She won’t let me see my kid, for the last 2 yrs. but she wants to play games with me. I said “No More No More Games, Facebook is not the place!” I ask her to meet Read more [...]

WatchListNews and PRWeb Suggest a Way to Navigate Divorce

    This is what Watch List News and PR Web had to say about The National Association of Divorce for Women and Children, DivorcedandScaredNoMore.com and HopeAfterDivorce.org!   Hopeafterdivorce.org Announces Single Again! Now What? Mentoring Programs July 31st, 2013 –   The National Association of Divorce for Women and Children, DivorcedandScaredNoMore.com, and HopeAfterDivorce.org present mentoring programs for women and men to navigate divorce.   Los Angeles, Read more [...]

Leaving this Abusive Relationship

      "I am 33 years old I'm a mother of 3, I’m going through a very tough divorce, and I have been married for 3 years and been with him for 8.  Our relationship is very bad, it’s been like that for a while now, I was battered by him almost a year ago. I had to run away from home with my kids. I gave him another chance, but it all when back to the same, he is very abusive, verbally and sometimes physically, now to the point that he come over and took my children by for, Read more [...]

How to Deal with My Children, Who are Adults

  "Could someone tell me how to deal with my children, who are adults now, the youngest being 18, but they will always be my babies. I have kept them out of the nastiness all along but now I have hit rock bottom and don't want to live anymore. I have Cancer and have stopped my treatment because I haven't got the guts to commit suicide. But we had a huge row in the house the other night and I got dressed and left the house at breakneck speed and stayed driving around all night and eventually Read more [...]