Stories From the Salon

I got my hair trimmed tonight. It was a much-needed trip to the salon and I needed to get about 2 inches get rid of all the damage I’ve done since my last visit… I think that was in October. But this isn’t about my level of neglect towards my mane.

While I was in the chair, I was participating in that typical salontalk with my stylist, Diane (not her real name, of course). I told her all about Divorce Coach Training and the great books I’ve read about my favorite subject. She told me about a client of hers who got divorced…

Continue reading

Does It Really Matter?

Divorce makes people a little nutty. It can make us identify so strongly with our delicate feelings that we behave in a nonsensical manner. As if even the tiniest incident deserves our full attention. As if every word needs to be met with a rebuttal. As if every minor drama is The Fight of Your Life… The following story is an easy example. It’s true. Minor details have been changed to protect individual privacy.

Continue reading

Shout Out: “Thank You!”

I’d like to take a moment to express my appreciation for Mandy over at Since My Divorce. A few weeks ago, Mandy took some time to interview me (me?!?!) and over the past week, she posted a series about The Divorce Encouragist on her site.

Continue reading

Book: “For Better Or For Worse: Divorce Reconsidered”

Recently, I finished reading For Better Or For Worse: Divorce Reconsidered by E. Mavis Hetherington and John Kelly. I am such a freaking nerd about this stuff! I’m supposed to be reading some sort of juicy fiction in my spare time… but no, here I am filling my mind with literature which chronicles a 20-year study on My Favorite Topic.

Continue reading