The Journey-A Quote by an Unknown Author

“Healing doesn’t mean the damage never existed. It means the damage no longer controls our life.” ~Unknown I  love this quote.  I believe healing from a devastating event is a process.  The length of time this process takes is individual.  For some of us, it will be a life long process.  I have seen over the last…

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Quote of the Week by KathieyV from her book My Story My Divorce God’s Promise

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Yes, Divorce Can Cause Depression

I see the unexpected abandonment by my husband as a storm.  A category five hurricane that entered my life.  The entire process turned my life, my emotions, my dreams, and the expectations of my future upside down. For me, divorce was probably worse than a storm because, in most cases, in a storm, the damage…

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Divorce Court. How to Handle Anger, Humming?

I am now years away from the initial pain of an unwanted and unnecessary divorce and can now laugh at video clips like this one.  In the early days I probably could not have watched this video it would have been far too painful. I know we all deal with pain and anger differently.  Some…

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Divorce and Pets “How Do I Keep My Dog?”

My dog is part of my family.  I have had Brodie for 11 years, and it would be painful to lose him in divorce proceedings.  I adopted Brodie from a shelter in 2009, my husband left me in 2013, and my divorce was final in 2017.  There was never a threat that I could lose…

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The Journey-Divorce “The Ripple Effect”

In church, the pastor spoke of the ripple effect of divorce.  It touches everyone involved, not just the grieving partner.  Trust will now be an issue.  Sadly it reaches my grandchildren and the grandchildren to come.  What kind of legacy does this leave for them except the legacy that if you don’t like something, just quit…

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The Beginning-“It Takes Two and Other Nonsence” by Donna Hayden

I found a great website called With Every Step by Donna Hayden. I found an article on the site called “It takes two and other nonsense”.  Here is quote I can relate to… “Do not tell me divorce takes two! I don’t care what the reason for the divorce – it very often only takes one. The…

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How to Survive the Pain of Divorce-A YouTube Video.

Occasionally I like to share a relevant divorce recovery video.  I found this one on youtube. My favorite quote was by Patty Blue Hayes. “It is a death, but from that death you have a beginning”. Similar to my quote… God Bless You On Your Journey! KathieyV

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The Beginning-The Butterfly(Written in 2014)

I was reading a post on one of my favorite sites, Divorced Moms.  There are many stories out there by many women thrown away by the man that promised to “love and to cherish till death do we part”.  Empty words and empty promises.  Here is a post by Moxie.  You can feel her pain but…

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