Wisdom From Divorce: Do You Fantasize About Your Spouse Dying?

Wishing your spouse would die is an undeniable sign that your marriage is in serious trouble and it's time to face reality. I kept thinking we were in our late twenties and there was no way I was going to be able to divorce this man. Maybe he'll be killed in a car accident. I would fantasize about that but I would feel such awful guilt. ~ Pippi Pippi knew her husband in high school but they … [Continue reading...]

“Failure” As An Opportunity To Learn

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Discovering God After Divorce

Keep your faith through divorce

We often hear how different religions don't support divorce yet many people turn to their faith during the end of their marriage and afterwards for much-needed support and guidance. When I was setting up this interview with my current guest Carol Round, she said that she would not be able to do the interview without talking about her faith and her relationship with God and if that was OK with … [Continue reading...]

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 experienced that ... I felt … [Continue reading...]

Forgiveness Is For You Not The Other Person

Forgiving your ex will benefit you

Feeling resentment towards your ex is very typical and for some people that resentment continues for many years after the divorce. The alternative path is forgiving your ex and although that's not easy, it comes with very real emotional and physical benefits. My current guest, Carol Round has forgiven her ex and even prays for him but it's not for his benefit. She believes that forgiving her ex … [Continue reading...]

Wisdom From Divorce: The World Is A Scary Place After Divorce

Divorce often means living by yourself afterwards and if you've never done this before or it's been a long time, then learning to take care of yourself can be quite intimidating: I was one of those people who moved out of their parents' house and into their husband's. I didn't learn to take care of myself. I was in school the whole time. I had a job during summers but it wasn't a necessity. If I … [Continue reading...]

When Your In-Laws Become Your Ex’s Parents

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