divorce

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

Heather Clarkea year ago
I Walked Out of My Marriage and Into My Own Life
I never pictured myself alone at 29. I had grand visions of the perfect marriage, the perfect house, the perfect everything. No plans for how to get those things, but I had a vision. I knew what I wan...
Emma Jamesa year ago
An Open Letter to My Ex-Husband
When it comes to relationships, we stay with people for all kinds of reasons. Those with children say “stay together for the kids.” Some people stay together because they believe if they separate or d...
Kelsey Camrena year ago
Merbabe Makin' Waves
It's about to get real with this first post so I hope you're ready!
Claudia Sandersa year ago
Life's a Beach...
I love the beach. There is something so amazingly calm about the feel of the sand between your toes and the sound of the water. Calm isn't something that I have honestly had much of in my life. I keep...
Heather Clarkea year ago
It's in the Journey, Not the Destination
This is me, on one of the happiest days of my life. Actually, my happiest day in about three years. I was with one of my favorite humans, about an hour north of Steamboat Springs, CO standing on a mou...
Yvonne Glasgowa year ago
I Still Felt Like A Victim Even After I Left My Abusive Husband
In early 2016 I packed up what I could fit in my car and drove off while my husband was at work. Not once have I regretted my decision. It was a decision that came after three and a half years of a te...
Divorce, in All Its Glory
I once read in Amy Poehler's autobiography the following quote:"Divorce is like laying everything you love out on a blanket, tossing it up in the air and not having a clue where everything will land"....
Claudia Sandersa year ago
Today I Folded the Towels "Wrong"
I've been folding towels one particular way for nearly 20 years. Not today. Today I folded them "wrong." It may seem ridiculous or arbitrary something as insignificant as the "right" way to fold a tow...
Divorce Page Turners!
Anthea Turner published a book about surviving divorce and has been under scrutiny because of the interviews on the back of it. Back in 2014 I also published a book titled “The Divorce Toolbox- How to...
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Ginny Berk2 years ago
When Relationships Become Too Complicated
My parents divorced when I was not even old enough for school. My father was very abusive and my mother finally found the way out. When I was a teenager my dad's actions hadn't changed much. One Chris...
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Megan Mattson2 years ago
Square One
I was thinking of this fabulous introduction into my life that would make me seem all strong, ambitious, courageous and fearless. Honestly, I am a 35, going to be 36 in about two months. A 35-year-old...
Sierra I2 years ago
Why I Failed in Love
I have failed in love since I started dating in 8th grade. From one relationship to another, they seemed to get worse and worse, and I had absolutely no idea why. I remember asking myself, "Why is thi...
Sadness
Have you ever been having a good day only to come home and have your heart and soul shattered by four words? Have you ever felt the excruciating pain of feeling your heart disintegrate inside your che...
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Dora Upchurch2 years ago
An Autistic Romance
I am 31 years old. I am not who I thought I'd be and I'm most definitely not where I thought I'd be on the path of life. 11 years, 7 Months, and 21 days ago, I met the man of my dreams. I don't know t...
Paige Kostyniuk2 years ago
Is It Just Me?
For years I sat back and blamed myself for the "Big Break Up." I had to change my life and my friends and even my career for this man. The man that promised to always love me and respect me and to nev...
Brooklyn Hughes2 years ago
The Truth About Life After An Abusive Relationship
The difficulty with the term "abusive relationship" is that it means something different to everyone, depending on his or her own experiences, the stories of people close to them, and what they've see...
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Jamie Bush2 years ago
The Unmarried Divorce
Well, you certainly did not "tie the knot," and quite frankly, all those YEARS you have put in just left you here. A relationship that is ending, things to be split, but no middle man to make this tra...
Claire Raymond2 years ago
How To Tell Your Kids You Are Getting Divorced
Divorce is complicated and can be incredibly difficult to understand for anyone, but particularly young children. They don't know anything about the emotional difficulties you can face in a marriage; ...