July 10, 2015
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I can see I can touch I can feel I can breathe I can love again These can all seem like new experiences when the healing from a broken relationship starts, or to reframe that, you start doing it all differently. It is important to be true to yourself as you start life anew, walk…

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June 28, 2015
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You have lived through the eight levels of emotion, denial, stress, anger, pain, sorrow, regret and acceptance from ending your old life. While you may not feel wiser or stronger, somewhere deep inside you know that you are.  That grain of knowledge slowly evolves into something more, and you begin to believe that you are whole…

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June 23, 2015
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I am the single mother of two teenagers.  Getting divorced eleven years ago was the most emotional and pivotal time in my life. For ten years, I was co-owner of a sales incentive company with my now ex-husband.  When I joined the company, we were a staff of five with annual sales just beginning to grow.  When I…

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June 19, 2015
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When my husband and  I divorced  3 years ago I truly thought I  would get over  those feelings of dread and anger that overtook me during our separation and divorce proceedings.   I honestly believed they would dissipate. Sure I knew that I would always have to co-parent with him.  I knew that there would always…

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June 11, 2015
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I recently separated from my wife and have 2 children aged 8 and 10.  I was hesitant to share my story with too many people as I felt that my life was out of control and wanted to get  a handle on what my plan of action was. Once I had moved past the initial…

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June 04, 2015
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I toss then I shift, restlessly looking for a comfortable side. Pillow like walls packed in a tight embrace secure the perimeter making it safe to breathe. The nightly troops in heavy descent, morph into emotional assassins. Dreams are kidnapped as my sleep disappears without a trace. My mind frantic, My body desperate for rest….

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May 26, 2015
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One of the hardest things to hear from a client is “My marriage is ending”! Unfortunately there have been times when I was told about it before the partner or spouse. All the changes that happen during a separation or divorce are significant but one that usually causes contention is the Finances. And, most experience…

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May 14, 2015
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There’s a story I often share in the hopes that it inspires and empowers others. I call it: Reframing your thoughts to create the best life yet. It’s about how my engagement ring changed from a symbol of love as a couple, to love of myself. I know what you’re thinking: This sounds cliché, and this…

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May 11, 2015
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You are planning to leave your marriage. Or, your spouse announces his decision to end the relationship. Questions swirl. Anger and sadness compete. You need advice. Good advice should be sought in various places. In different combinations, a close relative or friend, a good book (or website!), a therapist, an accountant and an experienced lawyer…

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