The Hobby That Helped Me Through

Dance, when you’re broken open. Dance, if you’ve torn the bandage off. Dance in the middle of the fighting. Dance in your blood. Dance when you’re perfectly free. – Rumi At first it was simply a fun distraction, but it grew to be a passion that...

Coping with Wedding Season

If you’re in the midst of a divorce or newly single, a wedding might be the last event you want to attend, but there are ways to survive weddings, and even enjoy them. As a recent guest on Mandy Walker’s podcast Since My Divorce, we talked about how to navigate...

A Second Look at the Vicious Cycle of Divorce

I am one of those children of divorce who grew up only to get divorced myself.  It is the typical sad story.  But then why am I so happy? My parents divorced when I was five.  I don’t recall much, other than a hazy impression of my mother arguing with my father while...

Getting Through It: A Story About Fashion

Sometimes, the oddest things can get you through The first weeks after our decision to separate, I walked around in a stunned, anxious limbo.  I moved through the necessary parts of each day-getting kids to school, buying groceries, visiting the doctor, the lawyer,...

Guest Post by The Divorcierge: Get A Grip on Your Money!

Growing up I was always figuring out ways to save my allowance and have my parents pay for items that ‘should be covered’ by someone other than me. I became a master at saving up for that ‘rainy day’ watching my money grow little by little. When I was finally on my...