The Great Escape: A Girl’s Guide To Leaving A Marriage

Writing About Your Divorce | divorce support | Since My Divorce

My most recent guest, Lisa Thomson kept a journal through her arduous divorce journey and then used that to write her book, The Great Escape: A Girl's Guide to Leaving A Marriage. She told me she was motivated to write it because at the time she was going through her divorce she couldn't find supportive resources. Thanks to the blogging world and self-publishing, there are more … [Read more...]

I Am Living In Two Homes Book Review

Living In Two Homes|divorce support|Since My Divorce

Are you wondering how to talk to your child about living in two homes? Is your child struggling to adjust to living in two homes or getting asked awkward questions from friends? Then "I Am Living In Two Homes" by Garvelle Beauvais and Sebastian A. Jones, illustrated by James C. Webster is a great resource for you. The Kindle edition is available now and the print edition … [Read more...]

Need An Emotional Guide Through Divorce? Try Beyond Divorce

Beyond Divorce|divorce support|Since My Divorce

There are two parts to getting divorced: the emotional process and the legal process. The two processes are separate but inextricably entwined. The legal process, bound by laws, likes to follow a neat, orderly progression. The emotional process in stark contrast is a roller-coaster ride with no track. There are no rules and everyone has a different path. There's no … [Read more...]

Are You Feeling Guilty About Divorce?

Views on marriage|divorce support|Since My Divorce

Are you feeling guilty about divorce? Are you miserable in your marriage but feel you don't have a good enough reason for wanting to end your marriage? Are you thinking that divorce means you've failed? Do you know why you're thinking like this? Where these thoughts are coming from? You may not realize it but much of this thinking comes from our culture and the … [Read more...]

Fly Away Book Review And A $100 Giveaway

Fly Away by Kristin Hannah

When BlogHer approached me about reviewing Fly Away, the latest novel from best-selling author Kristin Hannah, I was intrigued by the novel's central theme of three women who had lost their way. So many of my interviewees have described a feeling of being lost when their marriage ended, of not knowing who they were, of walking in the shadow of who they used to be.I also … [Read more...]