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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My Divorce Story Page 1

I have decided I am going, to tell the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth so help me God.  I am going to share it in segments here on my divorce recovery blog.  I have been silent way too long.  For today I am just going to share a photo and some […]

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“Keep Looking Up Children”..Pain of Divorce “The Beginning”

“KEEP LOOKING UP CHILDREN”…..PAIN OF DIVORCE “THE BEGINNING” Let’s go back to the beginning of my nightmare. This is a memory from my journey through divorce. July 2013 Another bad day. I went through the motions at work and somehow managed to made it through the day. After work I forced myself, as I do […]

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