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For certain people, divorce — or even the thought of divorce — brings their very worst qualities to the fore.Divorce is an emotional rollercoaster. When people are really hurting, particularly if they have been “swapped” for somebody else, self-preservation becomes&
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Thursday, 10 May 2012 09:04
Like the old song says, breaking up is hard to do. Getting a divorce is even harder because you can't always cut your ex out of your life. Relationship author/expert Lisa Steadman offers the following five tips for healing and moving on after divorce. Create new boundaries with your…
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Saturday, 25 February 2012 07:51
Five years ago, one of my best friends got divorced. Her husband met another woman and left her and their two small boys. Heartbroken and alone, she and her kids moved in with my family while she tried to get her…
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Saturday, 14 January 2012 08:28
“Tell me,” asked Mrs Merton famously to the glamourous Debbie McGee about her well-known magician husband, “what was it that first attracted you to the millionaire Paul Daniels?”The image of the not so stunning but very&
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Friday, 13 January 2012 09:07
Why is your child not jumping for joy when they see stars in your eyes instead of tears? After months or even years of stress, sadness, and loneliness, how can your child not be thrilled to see you out on a Saturday night instead&
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Tuesday, 05 April 2011 09:46
So here’s the real deal.  Many of us who have gone through a divorce have also gone through long periods of time without sex.  Yes…I said it.  While I know that there are some relationships for…
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Tuesday, 08 February 2011 07:58
Sex and PrayerI know that it's an uncomfortable thing to think about, the notion that sex and prayer might go together somehow.  When most of us think about prayer, we think about the things we learned in Sunday school - piety, kneeling, showing God guilt and shame and&
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Monday, 29 November 2010 08:27
Dear Maryanne: One of my best friends has been unhealthily obsessed with the same guy for almost four years (we're now seniors in college). They have hooked up intermittently over this time but have never been on a date or spent any platonic time together. He has never displayed any&
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Saturday, 30 October 2010 10:01
I didn't want a divorce. Nope, I wanted my marriage to work no matter what the cost. I invested years of energy trying to keep the marriage humming along. In the end, I discovered that it takes two people who are willing to invest…
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Saturday, 09 October 2010 09:15
Learning how to inner-view effectively is absolutely worth the effort it takes when starting to date again.  It's all about being willing to ask the difficult questions, getting to know someone inside and out, and constantly living the truth that&
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Thursday, 30 September 2010 08:57