My Story:Blast From the Past-The Beginning

This series I am calling The Beginning because it goes back to the beginning of my traumatic life change.  I believe you have to share your story to help others on the same journey.  So here goes, let’s look back and remember and learn. The Past Those of you who are my friends, those of…

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The Beginning/My Thoughts on An Article”Can’t Sleep During Divorce…”

I was putting together a post on stress relief and sleep and came across an article that sounded interesting to me… “Can’t Sleep During Divorce?  How to Handle the 3 AM Divorce Demons” by Kat Forsythe. How well I remember those days.  Here is a quote from my book that highlights my inability to sleep,…

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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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“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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My Story My Divorce, The Beginning The Deposition of Ex, “I Plead The Fifth”

Blast From the Past 2013 The Beginning Just what is the Fifth Amendment? I found one answer on Lawyers.com “Under the  Fifth Amendment to the US Constitution, anyone suspected of committing a crime has the right to remain silent when questioned by police or prosecutors.  In other words, if truthful answers to their questions would prove you committed the crime, you don’t have to…

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The Pain….”Divorce is Like a Death But With Intent” KathieyV

“Divorce is probably as painful as death” William Shatner “Divorce is like a death but with intent” KathieyV kathieyvwriter.com I know how you feel in the beginning.  The emotional pain is debilitating.  This pain can become physical which it did with me.  It has been nearly two years since I was blindsided by the “man”…

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The Beginning; Surviving Divorce(2013) A Day on the Lake with Amber.

I am so thankful for friends.  Three things have kept me grounded. Three things saved me from myself and in essence probably saved my life, as I have endured this unexpected and unwanted storm in my life.  Those things are God, prayer and so many friends.  Friends I did not even know I had have…

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The Pain, The Journey, The Joy…Destruction of Families- The Beginning

FYI- This was written several years ago during “The Beginning”. As you know, I am always reading articles on separation and divorce.  From the initial pain that leaves one in despair to writings on hope and healing. Some of the readings display feelings of hopelessness while others are filled with steps to recovery and happiness.…

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Yes, Sadly, Divorce can Make You Sick. Divorce Stress Syndrome/PTSD

I can tell you based on my experience that divorce can make you sick.  I was in a state of shock when I found out my husband of 37 years had filed for legal separation.  I was like a deer in the headlights; I had no idea I was headed down this path, and it…

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