Can You Divorce With Dignity?

Can You Divorce With Dignity?

The very word ‘divorce’ conjures up all sorts of imagery, much like something out of the movie ‘War of the Roses’!   And while it will be different for everyone, at some point both parties will experience conflict of some sort. So is it really possible to divorce with...

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Celebrating Valentines day single? Celebrate You!

Celebrating Valentines day single? Celebrate You!

The first year of your divorce may leave you facing many painful celebration days alone.  And while you perhaps never bothered much with valentine’s day when you were married, ‘special’ days will invoke feelings of failure, sadness and post-divorce regret.   You...

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January Has Been Unofficially Dubbed Divorce Month!

January Has Been Unofficially Dubbed Divorce Month!

While Christmas is not the sole cause of divorce, many couples find themselves separating after the festive holidays, due to financial pressures, spending more time together, general stress or just not wanting to face another year unhappy. Some couples may stay...

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Why I Needed A Divorce Coach

Why I Needed A Divorce Coach

In the early days of my separation, I seriously struggled with all aspects of my life, from kids to sleeping and everything in between.  It took all of my energy to get through each day and keep my head above the waterline. I honestly believed my life was over and to...

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Coping After Divorce

Coping After Divorce

Your divorce is going to be one of the biggest challenges you will face.  So being prepared is the best way forward.  Here I want to share some steps that got me through the worst times and helped with coping after divorce. 1.    Don’t beat yourself up and think...

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Emotional Overwhelm

Emotional Overwhelm

What do you do when you are going through emotional overwhelm? I had one of those recently and as I was also quite ill made it even worse.  My body was telling me to slow down and remember to take better care of myself.  It was telling me to slow down my thoughts and...

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Valentines Day

Valentines Day

The first year of your divorce may leave you facing many painful celebration days such as Christmas, anniversaries and birthdays on your own and hurting.  And even if you never really bothered with valentine’s day when you were married it might leave you feeling upset...

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Why Divorce Was the Best Thing To Happen To Me

Why Divorce Was the Best Thing To Happen To Me

When I left school and started working, I had the belief that I should live a little first then meet and marry my prince charming, stop working, have kids and live happily ever after.  It’s what we learn from our story books when we are little after all.  No one goes...

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New Year New Start

New Year New Start

If there’s one thing I am leaving behind in 2017, it’s my old life.  No more looking back, no more wasted time dwelling on what could have been.  I spent years trying to keep my family together and hoping everything would work out, however, the universe had another...

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Surviving Christmas

Surviving Christmas

Christmas is just around the corner and if you’re facing it newly divorced or separated then my guess is you’re not looking forward to it.  Divorce sucks at the best of times but when you’re heading into a celebration time like Christmas then it’s magnified a million...

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