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How I Am Breaking The Marriage Patterns After Divorce – Lesson 1 – Stick to the Facts

I don’t know about you, but in my marriage, we had slipped into a pattern and routine of my EX being the boss and me being the subordinate one.  It happened gradually over time as I found it was easier … Continue reading

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I Want A Boyfriend! Why Don’t I Have One?

Ok, I’m not there yet in my life.  Sure, at some point, I’d like to start dating again, but I need some more me time before I get involved with someone new.  Again, that’s just me, so if you’ve found … Continue reading

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But I Still Love Him

Recently I’ve met with some women who are in the middle of being separated and/or divorced and a handful still lament that they love their STBX (soon-to-be-ex) or EX’s.  I understand, for I still have a piece of my heart … Continue reading

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You Can’t Co-Parent From The Nothing Box

I call it the nothing box.  That’s where my Ex lives most of the time since we’ve been separated and now divorced.  Have you ever heard of the nothing box? Well, I call it the nothing box because he simply … Continue reading

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Own Your Story

Owning your story is the bravest thing you’ll ever do.  ~ Brené Brown Yesterday’s post talked about your story and the way you tell it.  I think it’s interesting to note how we tell our stories, what we include, what … Continue reading

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How Does A Marriage Fall Apart? Miscommunication

A marriage falls apart when communication gets garbled and partners don’t talk it out.  For example, one partner says something, but what the spouse hears is something completely different than what’s intended – that’s garbled.  Because of our childhood backgrounds … Continue reading

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