Are you questioning if you are with the person you are supposed to be with?
Any relationship can be characterized as toxic, whether it is a friendship, romantic relationship, business partnership, family member, or marriage. In the case of a toxic marriage, divorce may become the only option in order to assure both partner's happiness if the toxic partner refuses to seek help. Toxic relationships are extremely draining. In these… Continue reading Are You Living In A Toxic Marriage?
You want a divorce. Now how in the world are you going to confront your spouse?
Dear Beautiful Girl, I know that you don't feel beautiful, but you really are. Men see you, even though you don't realize it right now. Your beauty will cause men to do stupid things and your ignorance of it, will make you fall for some stupid shit. Many men will tell you that you're beautiful… Continue reading A Heartfelt Plea To Who I Used To Be
This may come as a surprise to many of you, but no one on this planet is God. No one really knows for certain what God truly thinks about divorce. As far as I know, none of us have had the pleasure to sit down with Him/Her and ask if we are committing a great… Continue reading What Does God Really Think About Divorce?
Every so often, when I become bored with binge-watching the latest craze on tv I will go back and start re-watching every episode of Sex and the City, beginning with Season 1. As I was watching it this morning I came upon the episode where Carrie runs into an old friend, Brooke, who always had… Continue reading Never Marry Someone Who Loves You More Than You Love Them
I remember how naive I was as I struggled through my first divorce. I didn't realize that the people I had come to care for and love over the years would show their true colors during the worst moment of my life. Some of the women I had considered to be my closest friends were… Continue reading Divorce Has A Unique Affect On Friendships
Divorce is an extremely emotional and anguishing experience for everyone, but for a person who struggles with depression and mental illness on a daily basis, divorce can feel even more unbearable.
I can confidently say that there are some very obvious things people do once they have set their mind on wanting a divorce. Awareness of these signs may allow you some time to give it all you have as a last-ditch effort of salvaging your marriage or at least mentally prepare yourself for what is about to happen.
With the "Me too" movement in full swing, I think it is time to share an extremely unpleasant part of my divorce story. Of all of the posts I've created, this one is the most difficult to write, yet I feel that this needs to be told in order to possibly prevent other women from… Continue reading A Cautionary Tale of Using Alcohol to Cope