Some will say that you can never completely get over your ex-wife or husband. Do I agree? Partially. I believe it’s better to say that you can never forget. But get past them? Yes. Learn to thrive? Absolutely. It’s not as hard as it seems, even though you may be currently feeling utterly cheated in life. [Read more…]
So you’re dating a guy that you really like. He’s got a lot of potential, but he hasn’t moved past the issues he developed because of his separation or divorce. There are many patterns of unwanted behavior he might be displaying, but we’ll stick with two biggies for now: [Read more…]
When should you start dating again after a separation or divorce? Some argue that this varies from person to person. I’ll admit…It may vary for those who have experienced extreme emotional trauma, but most of us should begin dating fairly quickly. I believe this goes for both genders.
That probably ignores 95% of relationship counseling advice. You may have heard that it’s best not to date after a long-term marriage or relationship for at least a year. Some even recommend two years. The three main reasons go something like this: [Read more…]
How do you feel about your separation or divorce? Are you only able to focus on the negativity? I completely understand if that’s where you are. It took me some time to be able to see my separation as a positive experience. At first I felt betrayed. And a lot of anger. But now things are better than good. It just took a change in my perspective. Since the divorce I have found that life is all about perspective. Separation and divorce often feels like great loss, and sometimes it is, at least initially. But a simple change in perspective can turn the most seemingly negative situation into something positive. [Read more…]
Should you really remain with a spouse that has cheated? This can be a tough question to answer, but for me personally, the decision became an easy one once I got to the bottom of who I really was. With any marriage, especially a long-term one, you can lose your ability to use sound judgment. In a sense, you lose a part of yourself because there’s so much history, and most of the time, it’s hard to walk away from such a serious situation. [Read more…]