February 19, 2019
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My ex and I were perfect for each other in our young twenties.  In our late twenties, that compatibility started to fall apart. His career path led him down a planned path to become an established downtown lawyer.  He was a Suit climbing up the corporate ladder.  He enjoyed working late, the corporate socializing, work…

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February 16, 2019
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When my husband and I split up my friends and family were amazing. Truly amazing. I know how lucky I was to have such a strong support system. I didn’t have to go at it alone and I felt supported every step of the way. However, I always found it amusing when those well meaning…

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February 13, 2019
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Newly separated, this will be my first Valentine’s Day alone. I can’t stop thinking about this Hallmark created holiday. It is making me anxious and filled with tons of anxiety. I don’t want it to – but it is. As a married couple we loved celebrating Valentine’s Day. The entire day would be filled with…

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February 09, 2019
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Getting back out there after divorce is not an easy thing.  Sex after Divorce is a common concern for most women – after years of being with the same person, it is now your time to rediscover your body and yourself. Swimming in unknown waters is both scary and exciting at the same time. So…

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November 27, 2018
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Life after divorce….. not easy! When your entire universe gets turned around and you think you will never feel right or normal again you must have faith in yourself and believe there is a new life waiting for you that will work and, even get you excited. My husband left me after 15 years of…

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November 15, 2018
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November is Family Violence Prevention Month in Alberta and throughout the Province different events are organized to raise awareness and educate communities about this largely hidden problem. Family violence cases are the most complex cases in Family Law and they require a number of supports beyond legal services to successfully assist families leaving abusive relationships….

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November 09, 2018
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You think you can just come into my family and take over? Are you for real? I birthed these two children and cared for their every need. You step in to a world I created with my ex husband and think you can just morph into our life? I cringe every time I see you…

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October 30, 2018
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So here I am three years post divorce and I’m ready to get my “sexy on”. I mean the last five years have been a shit storm of tears, humiliation, anger, frustration, manipulation, angst and sleepless nights. And I have finally arrived at a place close to calm and I’m feeling “normal” again. Albeit a…

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September 14, 2018
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When we go through difficult life events, drafting any kind of plan may be the last thing or our minds, but sitting down and actually writing out a plan is exactly what can provide some comfort in the midst of turmoil. Purposely defining your short and long-term goals and creating a balanced plan to meet…

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