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The 5 Stages of Recovery following Divorce

The 5 Stages of Recovery following Divorce

The process that comes after a divorce can be broken into five primary steps. Each of the five stages of a divorce are vital to the recovery process if you really want to begin the next phase of your life in a healthy way. How long each phase will last varies significantly, depending on the depth […]

29th June 2015 | By More
Happy (Divorced) Mother’s Day

Happy (Divorced) Mother’s Day

Once a year, we have the opportunity to honour our Mothers and show our appreciation for everything that they mean to us. It is also an opportunity to teach our children to consider the relationships they have with the women who gave birth to them and the roles that their mothers play in their lives. […]

6th May 2015 | By More
Resilience: Attitudes and Skills

Resilience: Attitudes and Skills

Resilience depends on supportive, responsive relationships and mastering a set of capabilities that can help us respond and adapt to adversity in healthy ways: . . Personal Control Resilient people focus on events over which they have some influence or control rather than adopting what researchers have referred to as a “victim’s mentality” and constantly […]

30th April 2015 | By More
Hope after Divorce

Hope after Divorce

The emotional tidal wave of divorce leaves people with a wide range of emotions, including sadness, surprise, anger, anxiety, fear and feeling lost. Perhaps the most common emotion is a hopeless feeling. People ask the question: Is there hope after divorce? Is there hope for my life in the future? The question is an honest, […]

19th April 2015 | By More
Why Divorce Made Me a Better Parent

Why Divorce Made Me a Better Parent

Divorce sucks. It doesn’t matter if you were the divorcer or the divorcee, it doesn’t matter who was at fault, none of that matters – what does matter is that it’s a time in your life when you are forced to hit a reset button. You can choose to use that reset button for good […]

24th March 2015 | By More
7 Steps to Forgiveness

7 Steps to Forgiveness

BURYING THE PAST ONCE AND FOR ALL Only recently have I been able to truly forgive myself and my former spouse for our divorce. Honestly, my journey was stalled for many years because I was unable to let go of resentment and to emancipate myself from the hurt and pain that we caused our children. […]

17th March 2015 | By More