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What's the first thing your girlfriends ask you when you meet that someone special, especially after going through a divorce? They typically ask you if you are emotionally compatible, spiritually compatible, or and/or physically compatible. But do they ever ask you if you are financially compatible? Probably…
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Wednesday, 12 June 2013 14:21
When my friend Kate finally collected enough courage to end her 12-year marriage to Will, she was suffering all the symptoms of a victim of domestic abuse. She had panic attacks, was in a state of depression, her self-esteem was in the gutter, and her sense of reality was distorted. In the beginning,…
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Friday, 24 May 2013 12:49
Here is some good news...orgasms relieve stress! If you are feeling stressed-out and overwhelmed, a good roll in the hay might be just what you need. Then again, if you're divorced, raising children, working full time and up to your knees in laundry, an orgasm may be the last thing on your mind. If…
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Friday, 17 May 2013 12:28
It is Sunday night and Janet’s kids are back home and wild as all heck. Tom, her ex-husband, just brought Allie, age 9 and Sam, age 6, home late, tired, hungry, and wired. Tom has been less than punctual all summer but now Janet is exasperated because she has to prepare the kids for school on Monday.…
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Saturday, 04 May 2013 11:44
If you are sure your husband is having an affair, your first reaction may be to react (with anger, tears, threats), instead of responding with reason. An affair is a crisis — time seems condensed, and we feel that we have to fix the situation...right now.  But before you react, you should do some …
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Thursday, 02 May 2013 14:24
A rebound relationship is one that occurs shortly after the divorce. If you move quickly from a long lasting relationship into another relationship then you are probably in a "rebound relationship."  A rebound relationship is a distraction. It's a connection to another person that keeps us…
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Tuesday, 09 April 2013 13:15
Domestic abuse is about control and power, usually a man getting and keeping control and power over a woman. To simplify it, someone who commits domestic abuse is a control freak, and for the sake of argument, we are going to use the pronoun “he.” An abuser can’t feel good about himself unless he…
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Wednesday, 19 September 2012 07:29
Here are some questions from firstwivesworld.com bloggers. I hope my responses will be helpful!From Megan Thomas: Can you recommend some books to read for healing a relationship?There are a number of great books I'd recommend on this&
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Thursday, 13 September 2012 07:37
In case you missed Part 1, click here for my earlier countdown of the Top Ten Dirty Divorce Tricks, numbers 10 to 6.Here are numbers 5 to 1:  5. Spending money wildly, as a form of&
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Saturday, 19 May 2012 09:12
Nervous about that first post-divorce date? Don't worry. I have a few tips that will help you put your mind at ease so you can relax! Here are three Do's and three Don'ts of post-divorce dating: • DO remember that your first date after divorce is not about…
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Friday, 11 May 2012 10:16
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