Lessons We Can Learn From Kim Kardashian

I have never watched Kim Kardashian’s reality TV show. I don’t even know the name of it. But I don’t have to watch it to know that she married an NBA player in a wedding that was apparently off-the-charts, and that she has now filed for divorce, a mere 72 days after...

Are You Stuck After Your Divorce?

Recently I’ve been interacting with a lot of divorced people (both men and women) in various forums and groups. And it’s become abundantly clear that many divorced people are stuck. They’re stuck in their misery. They’re stuck in their sorrow. They’re stuck in their...

Where Are You Getting Your Divorce Advice?

I’ve been listening to some Internet radio shows and reading some books about divorce recently, just to keep current with what’s out there. And I have to say that, with all due respect to the authors and guests on these radio shows, there is some very bad information...

Reclaim Your Trust

“Trust your instinct to the end, though you can render no response.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson A client recently asked me how she can ever trust anyone again after her divorce. I asked her what trust means to her, and she struggled to find an answer. Trust seems to...

The Jack-In-The-Box Of Pain

Pain. Raw, emotional pain. No one wants to experience it, yet it’s inevitable. We all feel it at different times in our life. Whether it’s the death of a loved one or the death of a beloved pet, watching your child in pain and not being able to do anything to take...

My Leap of Faith

My life is about to change in ways I never imagined. By the time you read this, I will have resigned from my full-time job as a paralegal. Why this is such a big deal? Why am I taking such a big leap of faith? There are many reasons, but here are just a few. 1. I am...

Are You Sitting On the Fence?

I wrote last week’s article about Letting Go after a recent conversation with one of my clients (I’ll call her Stephanie). Stephanie and her boyfriend (I’ll call him Andrew) are both in their mid-40s. They dated in college but lost contact for many years. They ran...

Letting Go of the Dream

Let’s face it. The end of a marriage or long-term relationship is the end of many things, including the hopes and dreams you once had. Even when the decision to end the relationship is yours, it can still be very hard to let go. And painful. If you chose to end it,...

Get Naked and Fall In Love This Valentine’s Day

Recently I’ve heard several people comment that Valentine’s Day is the “Hallmark Holiday,” meaning that it was made up by a greeting card company. So I did some digging around, and I learned that there actually is quite a history to Valentine’s Day. Regardless of...