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Let’s be honest, pretty much any individual who has experienced the horrors of a broken relationship has at some point felt like a victim. And divorce is about as broken as a relationship can get. Therefore, even those who admirably […]

People seem to believe there are sides in a divorce. In actuality, there are not. I know what you’re thinking, bear with me. First, let me preface this by saying no mature, confident adult expects another human being to take […]

Just when your life is moving forward you (me) do something stupid like watch a cute young couple’s wedding video. Takes me back to the day I sat in my car only weeks into my divorce listening to my honeymoon […]

I made a decision to tell the people I love what I think when they come to mind. We spend time with people…we laugh over old memories and we make new ones – we usher compliments – and we thank them […]

I know many people who have suffered the excruciating pain and indignity of an extramarital affair.  Their loss is often intensified because they feel as if they never truly knew the individual they dedicated their hearts to. Affairs are far […]

Some divorces are simple. They involve two mature adults who have the ability to be rational despite the demise of their relationship. Other divorces are brutal. They involve one or more adults who have zero ability to be rational despite […]

I ran into a friend who recently divorced. The smile on her face – well, it was the stuff dental commercials are made of – bright and blinding. She was happy. In fact, happier than I had seen her in […]

When I had my first baby I received all types of advice. There were a plethora of well-intentioned individuals who wanted to warn me of how to best transition into this major life change. A rule follower as always I […]

A friend of mine posted a link on Facebook asking everyone to type the one word which best describes them. Or should I say, the single word we hope best describes us? It’s hard to narrow it down to a […]

I’ve been a little inconsistent as of late – with my column that is. I had no idea how consuming it would be to go to court. The stress of standing before someone who was once your very best friend […]