You Will Know When It Is Time To End Your Marriage

Deciding to divorce | divorce support | Since My Divorce

It may not be particularly helpful or constructive advice but you will know when it is time to end your marriage. Something will happen and it may not be significant to anyone else but to you it's a sign. It says, "I'm done." My current guest, Lois Tarter had been married for about 25 years when she got divorced. Her marriage ended gradually and it took Lois sometime before … [Read more...]

Getting Help From Al-Anon

Wanting to be happy in your marriage is not wrong

We all know that marriage isn't easy. There are periods when the relationship needs lots of work and isn't fulfilling and hopefully these are outweighed by periods of blissful harmony. What do you though when our marriage seems like plain, old hard work all the time? My current guest, Stacey was unhappy for many of her twenty married years. She turned to Al-Anon and found … [Read more...]

Divorce Is An Option

An argument with your kids could be the catalyst for divorce

The vast majority of people I talk to work hard at their marriage. They respect their vows. They look for ways to resolve the challenges. Many of them held the view that,  'divorce is not an option.'  Then something happened. In the moment of that something, they see for the first time that divorce may be a option. They start to question whether staying married is possible. … [Read more...]

Knowing It’s Time to Leave Your Marriage

A health scare may help you decide to end your marriage

Today I'd like to introduce you to another brave and courageous lady who goes by the name Two Kids and A Fish. Her story is one of escaping domestic violence and doing her best to break the cycle of violence so her daughters don't suffer the same fate. Two Kids and a Fish met her sweetheart in high school and they had their first daughter when they were nineteen. They got … [Read more...]

Knowing It’s Time to End Your Marriage

You'll know when it's time to leave your marriage

Esther Adler didn't leave her abusive marriage earlier in part because she didn't realize she had options, she didn't see or wasn't ready to accept that she was being emotionally abused. I asked her what happened to change that, how did she know it was time to end her marriage? Here's Esther: [contemplate1] I bartered with a college girl. She used to clean my home once a … [Read more...]