after divorce

Couples coaching

When Does Cheating Lead To Divorce?

Only 10% of marriages that have experienced infidelity end in divorce. So, what are the real reasons behind it when it DOES happen? Cheating represents a need that isn’t being met in the relationship at home – an ego boost, self-validation, self-exploration or even just physical intimacy. And cheating is rampant in our society. 41%…
casual sex

What Casual Sex Can Teach You After A Divorce

If you lost yourself in your marriage, a fun fling after your divorce can introduce you to … YOU again! She was 40 and had just initiated her divorce. He was 28 and single. They met at a business conference and spent one crazy night together before heading back to their respective lives. She had…
Overwhelmed

Overwhelmed By Your Divorce? Avoid These 7 Mistakes!

Don’t let “divorce overwhelm” hijack your divorce and cause you to make these mistakes! I confess. I was completely overwhelmed by my divorce. Where once I had been on solid ground, now I was at sea without any sense of how I was going to stay afloat, never mind what direction I needed to take.…
time and money

7 Steps To Choosing The RIGHT Divorce Lawyer

All divorce attorneys are not the same. Make sure you find YOUR perfect fit! It’s difficult to know where to turn when you’re faced with divorce. Few of us have had any prior experience with the legal in’s and out’s associated with this difficult process. In my divorce coaching practice, I’ve heard too many stories…
blame

Stop Playing the Divorce Blame Game

Stop blaming yourself for your divorce. You can’t finish the dance when there is only one of you still on the dance floor. You might not realize it, but your marriage was not just about you and your ex. There was a third thing involved here called the relationship – that unique dynamic that the…
cheating blame

Who Is To Blame When A Partner Cheats? Hint: Not You

More than half of all men and women cheat in their relationships. So, who do you blame when it happens to you? According to these recent infidelity statistics (http://www.statisticbrain.com/infidelity-statistics/), cheating is rampant!  A whopping 57% of men and 54% of women admit to having had an affair. And 74% of men and 68% of women…
appreciation

If Nothing Else, Hold On To Gratitude During Your Divorce

How would a heaping portion of gratitude make a difference in your divorce? Divorce comes with its own unique blend of emotions. It contains all of the typical feelings associated with a break-up, like hurt, rejection, anger and self-doubt. With divorce, though, all those feelings get intensified and mixed together with an extra helping of…
divorced family

Don’t Let Divorce Destroy Your Family

Divorce is about the dissolution of a marriage, NOT the family – unless YOU let it be that way. People often experience divorce as if it were a big wave that swept them off their feet, over a cliff and carried them out to sea. They flounder. They struggle to breathe and stay afloat. And…
meditation

Thrive During Your Divorce With These 4 Self-Care Tips

Self-care is about more than just a mani-pedi or a new haircut. It’s about nourishing your soul. Women are traditionally care-givers. Unfortunately, we are sometimes so busy taking care of everyone else, we forget to take care of ourselves. I see it all the time as a divorce coach. My clients start talking about everyone…
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