My Story My Divorce-The Beginning, The Separation Agreement

I remember the day my husband of 37 years handed me the separation agreement that he and his attorney had produced for me to sign.  At that time I was still trying to trust him because he told me I could, hoping that he had my best interest at heart.  Foolish? Yes!  Naive? Yes!  Stupid? […]

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The Divorce Trip, Did You Take One?

I get all types of divorce info from various sites.  When I came across this video from the Jimmy Kimmel Show, I had to share it with you. Let’s listen to this woman’s story and compare it to our own. She was married for 48 hours and was two days into her honeymoon when she […]

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The Beginning of Divorce: “A Woman is Like a Tea Bag”

This post is a blast from the past.  My thoughts as I was beginning my journey into the world of separation and divorce.  I place I did not choose to go but a road I was forced to travel. ********************************************************************************* I came across this saying at a local consignment store.  I find it to be […]

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The Journey-Hire an Attorney

“I would not have enough to survive if I did not have my lawyer to protect me.” KathieyV (2013) (Disclaimer-I am not an expert.  This information is just based on my experience and may not work in your situation.) I remember when I was first thrown away the shock I felt left me feeling off balance […]

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Lawyers are a Girls Best Friend, Not Diamonds…Zsa Zsa Gabor

I like her quote, and I can relate to its meaning now that I have experienced the depth of its truth. If you find yourself in the throws of an unwanted and unexpected separation and pending divorce as I did, please hire an experienced attorney.  Do this sooner rather than later.  I regret taking my […]

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Your Truth Will Set You Free….Unless You Are Gaslighting!  

I talk with people often about divorce.  Many women and a handful of men I have spoken with  have experienced, what some call, gaslighting.  How I understand gaslighting, it is the twisting of the truth and invention of new untruths. I found an article that deals with the subject, “I Reject Your Reality and Substitute My […]

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Ways to Reduce Stress. Try Reading.

Here is a quote in regard to reading and stress relief that I found online….. “Reading worked best, outshining other stress-reduction techniques like listening to music, taking a walk or having a cup of tea. Stress levels declined by 68 percent after participants read for just six minutes, leading Lewis to say, “Losing yourself in […]

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Stress Relief When Going Through Divorce: Let’s Try Prayer

I am now about five years removed from the time my husband decided to leave without any attempt to heal whatever he thought was wrong and without any expressed warning to me.  He had made up his mind to leave, and that is what he did. Needless to say separation and divorce tend to lead […]

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Ask The Divorce Lady: What Should I do With My Wedding Ring??

Ask the Divorce Lady What should I do with my wedding ring now that my husband has walked out on me? For me the answer was simple “Hock that puppy!” I don’t think there is any wrong answer to the question of what to do with a wedding ring when it no longer stands for the […]

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