Tag Archives: healing after divorce

R-E-S-P-E-C-T

My one son reminds me of his dad (the ex) lately. It is as if the wound that I thought I had healed is splitting wide open with the stabbing accuracy of his tone of voice and the utter feeling … Continue reading

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Letting Go Of Marital Lifestyle Story

I had an interesting conversation with two of my friends who are divorced. What I love about these two women are that they are brutally honest with caring hearts. They are supportive even when they may be delivering information that … Continue reading

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Divorced? Is This Happening To You Too?

Recently I’ve been talking with a few divorced girlfriends who are having a hard time.  A hard time meaning that they’re being triggered by memories of their relationships with their exes, when it was good and when it was bad. … Continue reading

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Triggered

My kids heard from their dad and grandparents yesterday.  I wasn’t aware that they were talking to them until I overheard their voices.  And while I’m not usually an angry person, it triggered something in me that I hadn’t felt … Continue reading

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See Yourself

The time you spend trying to be good enough in someone else’s eyes:  you don’t get that back, and no one else can measure your worth other than you.  So stop wasting time trying to prove yourself to anyone who … Continue reading

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Would You Take Your Ex Back?

If he wanted to come back, would you take your Ex back? It’s a loaded question for sure.  I think it depends on you, on him and on the unique circumstances that surround your break up.  But I see so … Continue reading

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But What About My Side Of The Story?

Learn to be ok with people not knowing your side of the story.  You have nothing to prove to anyone.  – Anonymous I’ve heard through the grapevine (and my kids) that my in-laws (now ex-laws) and their father (now the … Continue reading

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It’s Not You, It’s Me

I was watching some video about the saying, It’s not you, it’s me, and how when break ups sometimes occur, that’s the line used.  I guess the, It’s not you, it’s me, is designed to make the person whom you’re … Continue reading

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Get Off The Merry-Go-Round

I allowed myself to stay on the merry-go-round in my head for too long.  I knew it.  I couldn’t help myself because I kept thinking that this go round would be different.  What’s that quote about insanity?  Doing the same … Continue reading

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