Divorce Coping Tip of the Day – Letting Go

  Letting go is one of the biggest challenges that you have to face in life. It’s risky and aggravating sometimes because really, most people don’t like the change right? But change is good. It could be about letting go of  that favorite toy, clothing, game, that person you love (for the best or the worse), your old house, your routines/habits, a loved one’s death, etc.   Everyone goes through... the feeling of detachment; some people seem do not understand others struggle Read more [...]

First Holiday Season After Divorce

    After months of anger and not speaking my then-husband left and a divorce was in the process on an early September morning. Soon after came my 50th birthday, Thanksgiving, Christmas followed by our 25th wedding anniversary. Those dates were extremely tough to bear alone, and it was very hard. These are a few things I wish I had known that first holiday season after the divorce started.  As I present these tidbits, think about your life and how you truly feel.  Hopefully it can Read more [...]

Life is a Puzzle and My Ex was not my Soul Mate

  Forrest Gump said “life is like a box of chocolates” but I prefer to agree with SQuire Rushnell that life is like a big jigsaw puzzle. All the pieces have their place, and every single one is important in our life for some reason. I am one piece in the puzzle; there are pieces that connect to mine, one of which is a soul mate. As with any puzzle when you have the correct piece they fall in place very quickly, and there is no need to try to make them fit.   The puzzle is God’s Read more [...]

You Are Not A Loser

By Noah Brand Seriously, you’re not a loser. Noah Brand explains why. As boys, we get told that there are winners and losers in this world, and it’s important to make sure you’re a winner. As men, we discover that that’s impossible. There’s always some metric by which we’re inadequate, always some ideal we’ve failed to meet. And so the labels of “loser” and “failure” creep in, become the nouns we define ourselves by. Inevitably, once those words become nouns, they begin poisoning Read more [...]

Divorce Coping Tip of the Day – Never say Never

  Never say your never gonna be able to get out there and enjoy life again,because you are and will be happy again with yourself.. You take things one day at a time and you do what matters for yourself! It is a scary thing to end a relationship after a long period of time,but it can also be an exciting time for you. You have the right to do things for yourself and make decisions on your own , and  do the things that you have always wanted to do that you could not do before. It's time for Read more [...]

Post Divorce Christmas Part 4 – Divorced Parents and Christmas with Children

  Divorced Parents and Christmas with Children The first thing you should know is that you are not the only one spending the holidays alone. Christmas and other seasonal holidays can be difficult if you are newly divorced. It can be tougher when there are children involved. It is tough but do-able. Separated families often feel that someone else is having a better Christmas than them. This is not true. They may also feel distressed worrying about their children especially if they are spending Read more [...]

The Stress and Anxiety Over the Divorce Will Fade

    Making the decision to get divorced can be one of the hardest decisions you have faced.  Confusion, fear, anger, disappointment are all feelings you may experience.  Often you aren't just thinking about yourself and wondering about your own future, but are concerned about your spouse, their family, your family, possibly your children.  The Stress and Anxiety Over the Divorce Will Fade! It's okay to be scared.  It's okay to experience a wide array of emotions.  There's nothing Read more [...]

Divorce Coping Tip of the Day – Light Some Candles

The early evening can be one of the most troublesome periods of the day. The circumstances are perfect for letting a ripe imagination run away with itself, but you’d do better devoting energy to recharging your batteries at the end of a volatile day. Lighting a few tea light candles can mark the passage into the evening with a bit more serenity and calm. They are often used in churches and people are encouraged to light them for loved ones who have passed away or are ill. If you’re in a good Read more [...]

Enjoy Holidays after Divorce

  Enjoy Holidays after Divorce Spending holidays after divorce may not be the most pleasant thing – wrong! Holidays after getting divorced could be the most freeing and rejuvenating experience. There is no reason to worry. With the holiday season around the corner, here are a few tips that could prove to be more than helpful during this season. • If you are worried about being alone during the holidays, there is only one recourse – Keep busy! If you don’t have anyone to spend your Read more [...]

Life is an Interesting Journey

    Life is an interesting journey; you never know where it'll take you. Through all the peaks & valleys, twists & turns, you can get the surprise of your life. Sometimes on the way to where you're going you might think, damn this is the worst time of my life...But you know what, at the end of the road through all the adversity & pain, if you get to where you wanted to be. That's when you remember that whatever doesn’t kill you only makes you stronger; all the adversity Read more [...]