Unwrapping Resilience: A Guide to Conquering Your First Post-Divorce Christmas The first holiday season post-divorce can undoubtedly stir up feelings of anxiety and downright gloom. Although I dislike pessimism, realistically, nailing your first post-divorce Christmas is unlikely. There are so many feelings and unknowns. Your saving grace will be encapsulated in three [...]
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How can you know? Navigating the indecision of separation Deciding whether you are ready for a separation or divorce is a profoundly personal journey. Divorce is often painful and life-altering, so I believe it is worth doing what is needed to truly know this answer. I don’t know about you, but sitting [...]
If marriage is like a horse race: maybe it's time to take the blinders off? I came across this youtube video and while it’s funny, it’s accuracy is not only representative, it’s also a little sad. It is what walks into my office regularly … the race has been run, and in [...]
love, divorce & quarantine Being in close quarters for extended periods of time can be taxing for any couple at any point. A quarantine, when there are current underlying “hot spots” of resentment and poor communication could be overwhelming to any relationship. This is a heightened experience as we can’t simply move [...]
Forgiveness: 6 tips that will help you forgive your ex Let’s start with the simple fact that your shit is yours. Which also means that you ex’s, or soon to be ex’s, shit is theirs. And we often feel that if we talk about what happened or why it happened it will [...]
I have to be honest. I had a hard time committing to this title because I am such a believer in owning your truth and giving it a voice. And yet I also believe that there is a lot of value in faking it until you make it, in the pursuit of [...]
The first post divorce Christmas is difficult to navigate. It is littered with waves of unexpected emotion and no template. The good news is there are some things that you can do to help set yourself up for a softer landing … Establish a new tradition. Traditions tell us that we belong. [...]
With divorce comes ups and downs. Sadness, anger, disbelief, denial, grief … the ups and downs come in all shapes and sizes. And there’s only one thing that you can control ... and that is you and how you handle it. I think it’s safe to assume that when it is said [...]
While divorce has many moments that will be challenging, it’s safe to say that telling your kids can be one of the most daunting moments. Let’s face it, the reason why couples stay in unhappy marriages is “for the kids”. So yes, telling the kids that you are separating is a tough conversation. Tough conversations [...]
I'm sure you've heard the term patterns, behaviours, reactions, habits ... but do you know that our patterns (yes, we all have them) very often get us the opposite of what we want in life? Our patterns are absolutely debilitating and sabotage us constantly. And we likely don't have a clue that [...]