I’ve seen this divorce shaming content before, and today I saw it again: I really hate this. I hate it enough that I stopped what I was doing in order to write this blog post because I am so hopping mad. I’d really like to curse a whole bunch, but I try not to do that here. I don’t know the profile of the people who share these memes. I don’t know how many are married or what percentage wish they were. I don’t know if their intent in sharing is because they want to celebrate lasting love or if they […]Continue reading
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Resource: The Divorce School
On April 1, 2016 The Divorce School opened for its first semester. This fabulous resource is a collaborative effort between Divorce Magazine and DivorcedMoms.com and brings a wealth of information to those navigating the divorce process. I’m honored to be a member of The Divorce School Faculty, and my segment focuses on Overcoming The Shame of Divorce. But shame is only one of many topics covered in the program, students of the school can choose to learn from experts on the topics of Fraud, Infidelity, High Conflict Separations, Legal Issues, Alienation, Blended Families and more. The Divorce School is free […]Continue reading
Shame and Blame and Fear (of Divorce)… Oh My!
A couple weeks ago, I wrote an article about the moments I knew my marriage was over. It was originally published on DivorcedMoms.com and was later featured by The Huffington Post. You can read it here. The piece wasn’t the first of mine that’s been picked up by The Huffington Post, but judging by the response, I think it was the most popular (and perhaps that’s why it was published on the German site as well). Not only did I receive some ‘thank you’ emails from those who walked a similar path, the article garnered more than 200 comments. Unlike […]Continue reading