Posts Tagged ‘emotional divorce’
My Husband Cheated, Now What?
“My husband cheated. Now what do I do? My whole world has just imploded, and I don’t have a clue where to go from here.” It’s part of our flawed human nature to believe we can predict how we’d act in situations we’ve never been in. We can be so quick to assert the noblest…Read More
The Betrayal of Infidelity
It is possible to think rationally in the face of divorce… sometimes. The crumbling of a marriage is painful, of course. However, we can be logical about things like financial disputes, changing priorities, long-distance hardships, or child rearing. Infidelity, though? Not so much. Hitting Us Where It Hurts the Most The betrayal of infidelity is…Read More
Life After Divorce: Finding My Footing in Year One
I recently handed in my resignation letter for a job I’d had for only three months. It was a good company but the type of work, the hours, and the pay didn’t suit me. My closest friends expressed tentative support. I knew they were wondering: “Are you sure you know what you are doing? It’s…Read More
The 9 Biggest Divorce Mistakes Women Make
Simply hear the word “divorce” and chances are you feel a wave of emotion. Even the most amicably, equitably handled dissolutions are imbued with sadness, disappointment, and loss. But there are divorce mistakes women make that can lead to greater loss than marriage alone. Divorce has a lot of parallels to the death of a…Read More
Does Having an Affair Mean You Will Divorce?
Having an affair—or being on the forsaken side of one—changes you. It changes your marriage, your family, your life. It makes you question everything—your marriage vows, your happiness, your ability to trust, even your own trustworthiness. And it certainly makes you question your future. Even if you regret your choice to have an affair, you…Read More