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Divorce Frustration and Pain? Let It All Out on Paper

Divorce Frustration and Pain?  Let It All Out on Paper

If you’re going through hell, keep going.” Winston Churchill

Keeping the stresses of separation and divorce pent up inside yourself slows your healing. In fact, there are people who spend their lives as the walking wounded because they never fully process the events and emotions of their divorce. That doesn’t have to happen to you.

The Winston Churchill quote above highlights the importance of not stopping when you’re going through hell. You really want to get to the other side and come out okay. One way you can help yourself work through your divorce is to journal.

Hey now, don’t bounce away […]

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Are You Hurt by Your Ex’s Neglect?

Are You Hurt by Your Ex’s Neglect?

This year were there no birthday wishes from your ex? Not even a Mother’s Day (or Father’s Day) card? No acknowledgement that you were ever special to each other?

You know in your head that the marriage is over. Yet, your heart wants some sign that he or she still cares at least a little. Isn’t a simple card or text the least (s)he could do?

In the devastation of separation and divorce, it is common to want to know that your ex or soon-to-be-ex spouse still values you at least enough to acknowledge you on special occasions. The […]

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Don’t Let Your Ex Push Your Buttons

Don’t Let Your Ex Push Your Buttons

I’ve arrived. I feel absolutely neutral about my ex-husband.
Gone is romantic love. Gone is anger and resentment. I’m free.
Divorce can’t push my buttons anymore.

Really…I feel totally neutral about my former spouse. For me, this is the ultimate goal of healing from divorce. I’ve reached my destination and it’s a platinum achievement.

I believe you can reach it too. It’s what I call a State of Neutral.

You Gotta Be Kidding!

No, it really is possible. Getting over the emotions of divorce may seem insurmountable but it can be done. It takes time and intent but […]

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