Reassess – Reset – Reaffirm Opportunity is the keyword as you reassess your life. The overwhelming feeling of loss that has been your constant companion needs to be put in the background. Replace that loss with anticipation for the future. You are
How can I make sure that our family does not become estranged? We are divorcing and have two kids. Of course, I am angry now, but I know our kids need both of us. I’ve seen it happen to so many families.
There is no better time to be your own life coach than when going through separation and divorce. This is about taking responsibility and embracing new approaches to your future because being single means your choices are your own. With the following
This is the 5th instalment in a series I have written for The Divorce Magazine UK. These articles give you the tools to use the social-emotional learning principles of self-awareness, self-management, relationship skills, responsible decision-making, and social awareness as a path forward
Now is the time to assess and celebrate your relationship skills. Why? Divorce always comes with a cost to our self-worth and self-esteem. You have no doubt heard a litany of your perceived personal flaws. It is time to reclaim the real
I feel trapped in a marriage that I think no longer works. I feel trapped because we have a close extended family who are constantly in our lives, and I do not know what to do. Our children are close to them.
He’s rewritten history. He had the affair. He left our family. I had to pick up the pieces and hold the family together. He spent years living very independently from his family with little contact with our children. Now with our adult
What do I do with all the pictures? For twenty-four years I have been the one to keep a record of our family life. I was the one always taking pictures. We were a picture-taking family. I have frames full of pictures
There are many truths that come with divorce proceedings. One of them is that you will very quickly be thrust into a marathon of serious decision -making, some of which could impact the rest of your life. You need to clear your
Self-Management You probably did not know you could feel such rage. I certainly did not. Secrets and lies are almost always central to a divorce. That loss of control over our personal life leaves us crushed, defeated and angry. Not only is
Has your personal life been upended as the result of a marriage breakup? Are you longing to get beyond the painful dazed and confused feeling that surrounds you? There is a path forward to your divorce recovery. I know this to be
He won. He has a new girlfriend and soon to be his wife. Our divorce has not even been completed and he has moved on to this brand-new life. I am struggling to pick up the pieces and put myself back together.