divorce

Divorce isn't an end; it's a different beginning.

Belynder Walia2 days ago
Divorced, Indian and a Woman
To my surprise, I am finding out more and more that it is, for me and others alike. My verdict is that most men I meet think I have passed my ‘sell-by date,’ (I’m in my forties, for goodness sakes!) B...
Breakdown or Breakthrough
Hey there. How you doing? If this is your first time, welcome. If you happen to be here for another trip, welcome. I want to say how brave I think you are. It's an amazing journey and it's going to re...
Maria Vikse15 days ago
Losing Friends: Unexpected Ways on How Divorce Changed My Friendships
Some of the main negative energies which can steer a happy marriage towards a disaster like a divorce are anger, anxiety, miscommunication, jealousy, frustration, and misunderstandings. Once these neg...
Jennifer Whitea month ago
The Broken Promise
Chapter 1: A Necessary Compromise I pushed my leg into the carpet and dredged up all my strength to propel myself forward at him. His towering form had turned, so I landed on his back, and I held my b...
Kimberly Alcorna month ago
The Things I Can’t Tell You Anymore
I remember nervously standing in line at the courthouse together, waiting for our turn and unsure what to expect. We’d Googled how to file for divorce and had filled the paperwork out as best as we co...
Chapter 5: Karma Served on a Rusted Platter
Michelle comes home from a day of Christmas shopping. This Christmas would be one that would be forever embedded in her memory. When she walked in the house, she could hear what sounded like female vo...
Allison Hollanda month ago
The Other Side of Marriage Equality
I didn't get married on a whim. I know that some people were so excited about the prospect of finally being able to get married that they tied the knot when maybe it wasn't at the right time or to the right person. I didn't think I was part of that group. We were actually married before Marriage Equality took effect. In California in 2009, there was a brief window when same-sex marriage became legal, and my partner and I took advantage of it. We'd been together since 1994 and figured that after ...
Carlos Guerra2 months ago
A Letter to My Ex-Wife
Time has passed... and although some would claim it to have been enough, the wounds still hurt as if they were made yesterday. The last time we spoke, you attempted to make me feel guilty for the rela...
Sasha McGregor2 months ago
Stop Talking About Divorce and Go Do Things You Enjoy
When the subject of divorce comes up it becomes easy to see how you could find yourself getting tired of talking about it. You might go back and forth with your spouse about various irreconcilable dif...
Dealing With Divorce
Few things in life can be as traumatic as the end of a marriage. With an important relationship changing in such a fundamentally life changing way, people often feel angry, depressed, stressed, or all...
Belle 3 months ago
Divorce Almost Broke Me
Why is breaking up a family such hard pill to swallow? I was living my dream; traveling the world singing with some of the worlds biggest acts. He was finally being recognized for the great producer I...
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andrea wainer3 months ago
Flying Monkeys Are Predators in Waiting
Ending a relationship with a person on the narcissistic spectrum is daunting, draining, exhausting and painful. If you were married with children it is much worse as these folks aspire to "win" and ch...
AdreAnna Sommer4 months ago
10 Signs He Wants a Divorce
Men are complicated creatures and even more so when it comes to relationships. There is a difference between being complicated and just flat out not interested in his marriage anymore. It is shown tha...
S A Miller4 months ago
Dating After Divorce
There is absolutely nothing more daunting than the idea of being "back on the market" after a prolonged absence due to being betrothed to "the one" for a spell. After being married and with the same p...
Johnny Vido4 months ago
A Means to an End
You always imagine that once love becomes a focal point in your life, you tend to believe that in the end everything will be just fine and will work out as planned. You've found your soul mate—the lov...
My Road to Divorce Part 2
A lot has changed since I wrote my last post. After leaving in January, my life had more ups and downs than I could have ever expected. To this day, I am still not divorced, mostly do to financial nee...
Jordan Chetelat5 months ago
I Wish He Just Punched Me in the Face
I feel like I need to clarify the title of my piece; I am not in any way diminishing physical abuse. I've seen what it can do to individuals and families, and it is no less than terrifying. I am so fo...
Denise Hedley5 months ago
Escaping the Narcissist
“He doesn't love you enough!” I remember it like it was yesterday. My best friend had gone to the airport with me to pick my husband Jay up. Now, Jay had been taking care of his mother in another stat...