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Top 5 Things I Don’t Regret About My Marriage

ThThWhile some of us would look back at our marriages with regret, spite and bitterness, there are usually some good things that come out of it as well.  Of course if you had children that may be something that you do not regret, although you may be having a difficult co-parenting relationship and wish you […]

9 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Was Married

9 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Was Married

  1. That it Could End. Maybe I would have worked harder to keep it together if I knew that this was a possibility.  No one goes into their marriage thinking that it will end someday, we all want the fairytale ending but we’re not always willing to work for it.  We forget to feed, […]

Men Need Chocolate Too

As women, girlfriends, wives, mothers, I think we love our independence and being able to say “I can take care of myself – I’ve got this” and really mean it.  But deep down we also really like being taken care of too.  We want to know that someone has our back, if we need the […]

The Top Ten Things You Need to Think About Before Filing for Divorce

1. Have We Done Everything Possible to Save our Marriage? Have we gone to counseling, have we actually talked to each other about our issues,           have we tried to rekindle our lost romance? Have we tried to hit the reset button?             Have we explored […]

To Gain Your Freedom You Must First Give It

Your divorced, you are ready to move on, but something is holding you back.  You can’t seem to meet the right person and every time you think you have you end up alone, again. You can’t seem to let go of the past.  You think you have, you think you’re done but every time you […]

The Words That Will Ruin Your Marriage

The other day I posted the words that will ruin your marriage, and as you saw in that post there were no actual words, and that was the point. Communication in a marriage is key, your marriage is doomed for failure if you do not communicate.  During my marriage I used to brag that my […]

The Best Revenge

I have been divorced for 2 1/2 years, for the most part things have been uneventful.  I have full custody of our two children and my ex lives in another state and never sees our kids unless he happens to be in town for something – they are usually an afterthought unfortunately.  Nevertheless, it has […]

Five Stages of Divorce

Lately I have been counseling a gentleman that has been going through a tough break-up.  He is very distraught and can’t seem to move on even though his ex already has.  As I have been talking to him it has become very clear to me that he is going through the five stages of grief. […]

5 Myths

Following is an article written by Jessica Mason regarding the five myths about divorce.  However, keep in mind that laws vary from State to State and this is very general information, not intended as legal advice. It Matters if they Cheated: The biggest misconception I see with clients is that they think their soon-to-be-ex spouse’s […]

Six Things

Contemplating divorce is a scary proposition, especially if you have been married for a long time.  Your whole identity is wrapped up in the other person.  Even though I have been apart from my ex for three years, I constantly catch myself saying “we” instead of me or I.  For 16 years it was we […]