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Happiness

Happiness

HAPPINESS is possible while going through divorce. You can experience true joy and contentment despite your circumstances. I know this sounds a little crazy but if you focus on the great things in your life, you will find people respond in surprising ways. Everyone...

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Are You Trying To Cope With The Death Of Someone You Love?

Are You Trying To Cope With The Death Of Someone You Love?

They've been there for you, saw the best in you, supported you and loved you.  If they were ill for some time, you lingered between life and death anticipating their final departure. If it was a sudden death, the horror and shock are mind-numbing. The finality of...

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Addiction during divorce

Addiction during divorce

The divorced population is a high-risk population. A high-risk for addictions, illness, emotional problems, you name it, divorce makes living and coping difficult. Divorce is a perfect breeding ground for addictions. Think about it. You lose many if not all the...

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Divorce Detox

Divorce Detox

As your marriage becomes more and more unraveled, men and women adopt patterns of thinking, feeling and behaving that are coping strategies. Whether or not they’re good ones, is something else entirely. We’ll take a quick look at the three elements required to get...

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How can I forgive when I’ve been hurt so badly?

How can I forgive when I’ve been hurt so badly?

Divorce is culmination of doing and saying mean, thoughtless and even hateful things over a period of time. Barbs have been slung from both the husband and the wife. Fault-finding with the other is often a full-time job as the marriage disintegrates. Finding your wife...

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Why divorce can be for the best

Why divorce can be for the best

Divorce is horrible. Anyone who’s been through it knows this as fact. Divorce seems to never go away. It infests every area of our life. However, divorce can be almost like a surgical procedure. A necessary step to restore health to both parties. If you’ve done all...

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Is divorce really for you?

Is divorce really for you?

Divorce has touched many. If you’ve not been through it personally, chances are you know of someone who has. 9 times of out 10 I’d venture to guess that your perception of divorce is not pleasant. You’ve heard stories about how divorce goes as it relates to...

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Will divorce ever be behind me?

Will divorce ever be behind me?

When you’re going through a divorce, words of comfort and encouragement are like water in a desert. The number one thing you need to know is that you will be ok. You know what? You’ll be better than ok. You are in the process of creating a brand-new life and a new...

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Courage

Courage

“Courage is not the absence of fear but acting despite it.” I heard or read this long ago and thought it was a wonderful definition of a word we rarely hear or read in print. Courage is the one thing those of us traveling this long road of divorce need in spades....

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I lost my child: parental alienation syndrome in divorce

I lost my child: parental alienation syndrome in divorce

Are you estranged from your son or daughter and don’t know why? Did your child begin to express hostility and disrespect out of proportion to an unpleasant exchange? Do your repeated attempts to reach out to your child go unanswered? For any mom or dad who answered...

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Kids and Divorce

Kids and Divorce

There’s an awesome quote I once heard about kids and how they process what’s around them. Here goes: “Kids are excellent perceivers and poor interpreters”. I love it because it’s the truth. As a parent trying to cope with your divorce, be aware your child’s antennae...

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Christmas Time

Christmas Time

Surviving the holidays during divorce can be done! You can actually thrive not just survive. A good dose of determination, creativity, resolve, and planning will increase the fun and lessen the blues. Everyone knows the holiday season is the most stressful time of...

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Resilient under fire- staying strong during divorce.

Resilient under fire- staying strong during divorce.

One of the greatest heartaches and challenges in life are coping with a divorce. The length, complexity and intensity of the divorce process are often underestimated. We’re all different when it comes to resiliency. Some are resilient since birth. Some are not....

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Is your marriage a runaway train?

Is your marriage a runaway train?

So you’re thinking of divorce….your marriage is falling apart and you’re seeing divorce in your future and seeing no other option….Your brain is going 24/7 trying to anticipate what will happen….will you make the first move and file for divorce? Should you wait to get...

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