Divorce Recovery Book Club, Chicken Soup For the Soul Divorce and Recovery Pages 17-35

 I have been going through the book called Chicken Soup for the Soul for some time now.  If I continue to go at the pace I have been going, we may never finish, so I have decided to pick up the pace a bit.  Instead of reading one sub-chapter each time, I have decided to…

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Weekly Quote by Aristotle

I found I could relate to this quote by Aristotle.  My divorce was the darkest time in my life.  The only way I could begin to see even a flicker of light was when I put my faith, my hope, and my fears in God’s hands.    If you are on this journey, I hope…

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Divorce in the News Sept 30, 2022

 Five of the latest divorce articles include an article on Divorces Coaches, Grand Parents and their divorce rights, Federal Employee Benefits and divorce, 10 reasons people won’t move on after a divorce, and the Grey Divorce. Sept 30, 2022 (click the title to go to the article) 1-The Life-Changing Divorce Coaches Helping Couples Split I was…

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Divorce in the News Sept 23, 2022

 Five of the latest divorce articles include a divorce article from Psychology Today, a messy divorce story, what to do if a spouse refuses to sign the divorce papers, how to buy a house after a divorce and the 40 dos and don’ts during a divorce. Sept 23, 2022 (click the title to go to…

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How Long Does It Take to Recover From Divorce? It Depends Who You Ask?

How long does it take to get over the end of a long-term marriage?  The answer is that it depends on who you ask. The Youtube Version Divorce is hard. The unwanted divorce I went through after 37 years of marriage was the most difficult thing I have ever experienced.  The process of recovery is…

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Quote of the Week by Ava DuVernay “Create Your Own Door”

 Today I selected a quote by Ava DuVernay. This quote is accurate on many levels.  In order to succeed in this life and be happy, we can’t continue to make the same mistakes or knock on the same door.  We can’t continue to knock on the door of someone who damaged us and expect the…

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My Divorce Journey-Looking Back To The Early Days, The Beginning, The Pain

I am looking back at the posts I made at the beginning of my divorce journey.  Here is one I wrote in the early weeks after my husband unexpectedly left me.  This was written on 7/29/13 Another rough week. I have learned that my situation can throw you into depression, which seems to have happened…

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Divorce Recovery Book Club, Chicken Soup for the Soul-“The Toolbox”

Here we are on Chapt 5 of the Divorce Recovery Book Club-Chicken Soup for the Soul Divorce and Recovery.  The title of the chapter is The Toolbox, and it is written by Mia Gardner. After reading this chapter, I think I would title this chapter The Empty Toolbox. The YouTube Version In this chapter, Mia…

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Weekly Quote by Alice Feeney “Less Sad”

I just finished a book by Alice Feeney titled Daisy Darker.  I found one quote as I read that resonated with me.   For any of us who have been through a trauma that removed us from a place of happiness, this quote is for us.  Suddenly we are thrown into a place of unhappiness…

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Divorce In The News Aug 26,2022

Five of the latest divorce articles include what to do when your friends’ divorce, legal separation vs. divorce, rock your self-image after divorce, what to know when divorcing a narcissist, and snoring is the 3rd leading cause of divorce. August 26, 2022 (click the title to go to the article) 1-What to Do When Your…

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