Do You Just Want Out From Your Marriage?

Ending your marriage is easier when you're willing to walk away

Negotiating your financial settlement with your STBX can be stressful, upsetting and just plain difficult but there's one thing you can do that may make it easier. Ask yourself, what is it that you're willing to walk away from? Regardless of the law, regardless of what you might be 'entitled' to, what is it that truly matters to you? My current guest, Carol Round got divorced after 28 years of … [Continue reading...]

What Will You Learn From A Separation?

Sometimes leaving your marriage means leaving a note

Deciding to end your marriage is a difficult decision often fraught with what-ifs and doubts. This is when a separation can be helpful. My current guest, Carol Round was married for twenty-eight years. During that time, her husband had repeatedly talked about divorce. In fact, it seemed like a seven-year cycle but he never pursued it. Carol wanted the marriage to work. Eventually, it was Carol … [Continue reading...]

Are You Sticking Out Your Marriage?

Is your marriage the marriage you want?

All marriages have their ups and downs, their good times and bad times but what happens when there's more bad than good? When the sadness outweighs the joy? When the work outweighs the pleasure? Will you have the courage to make a change or will you stick it out in the hope that things may get better? Today, I'd like to introduce my next guest, Carol Round. Carol has now been divorced of over … [Continue reading...]

Wisdom From Divorce: Divorce Does Not Mean Broken

Much of the language around divorce is negative and that sub-consciously sets expectations for what ending a marriage is going to be like. It's like a self-fulfilling prophecy and yet, it doesn't have to be that way: I intentionally want to try to change this mis-language of broken and ex's. It's deeply embedded in our culture but hopefully we can think about it in a new way, this untangling an … [Continue reading...]

Is Your Marriage Expired?

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Til Divorce Do Us Part – A New Musical

Til Divorce Do Us Part - a new musical

Today I'd like to share with you a new musical that is currently playing in New York City - til Divorce Do Us Part. It's scheduled to run through April so if you're visiting NYC in the next few weeks this would be a fun activity AND if you share your divorce story with them you get a chance to win a pair of tickets. I understand that many of us, myself included, won't get the chance to see … [Continue reading...]

5 Secret Divorce Preparations To Consider

A P.O. Box is essential to secret divorce preparations

Deciding to divorce isn't always about thoughtful, frank discussions with your spouse. Often times it's about introspection and detailed research on your own, conducted in secrecy. And if you do conclude that ending your marriage is the best option, continue working in secrecy to prepare for your divorce. There are any number of reasons why secrecy may be important. Violence and emotional abuse … [Continue reading...]