December 04, 2015
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Love After Love The time will come when, with elation you will greet yourself arriving at your own door, in your own mirror and each will smile at the other’s welcome, and say, sit here. Eat. You will love again the stranger who was your self. Give wine. Give bread. Give back your heart to…

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November 27, 2015
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I spent 10 years in an intense relationship with a man I thought I was going to marry. We never married. The details of how and why I let this happen will be sidelined for another blog post. Nevertheless, when it ended, I was left broken – a shell of the person I was when…

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November 12, 2015
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Divorce is such a personal experience, isn’t it? For some, it’s a tragic and devastating, condolences-worthy end and for others it’s the perfect occasion to throw the century’s most epic Divorce Party. And then, there are those of us, for whom the sometimes-rite-of-passage falls somewhere in the middle. No matter your circumstances and where you…

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October 26, 2015
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In the years before my husband and I mutually agreed to separate, one thing was certain: My life was predictable. There was a deep comfort in the stability of my days, and that comfort kept my husband and I together in a home, living complacently unfulfilled for quite a long period of time. We had…

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October 19, 2015
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Whether you’re considering separation, going through a divorce or out the other side, finding the supports you need to move forward can get tricky. With so much on your plate right now, you might not even be sure what you’re looking for. We know how overwhelming it can feel. That’s why we’re here. Assuring you…

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September 15, 2015
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Change is a normal part of life, and so is the stress that change brings.  When a radical change comes suddenly and unexpectedly, or when the challenges presented by change pile up and don’t let up, emotional resilience can give way, and normal stress becomes distress – without help, sometimes even debilitating distress.  Very few…

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September 08, 2015
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I saw this cartoon all over Facebook this past weekend.  Every time I saw it I found myself being teary eyed. I too have just dropped my last daughter off to University.  My ex and I talked about this time for years – what it would be like when we were empty nesters in our…

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September 04, 2015
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You and your children may have been doing a great job of ignoring back-to-school shopping season, but the air is getting cooler, the days are getting shorter, and it’s time to face the music. Consolidated Credit Counselling Services of Canada found that school supplies lists are asking parents to spend roughly $100 per child on…

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August 14, 2015
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When I got married 21 years ago I had a great job in PR.  Granted I had only been working for 5 years when he popped the question,  so I was quite junior in the company  — but it was at a great firm with  an incredible roster of clients and lots of growth potential……….

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