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The Freedom of Divorce

The Freedom of Divorce

Freedom from the Past brings Freedom to build a Future As we were celebrating Freedom Day in South Africa recently, commemorating the transitions our country and its people have gone through over the past 20 odd years, it made me think about the freedom that the transition of divorce brings. Don’t’ get me wrong, I’m […]

3rd May 2017 | By | Reply More
How I Coped with my Parents’ Divorce as an Adult

How I Coped with my Parents’ Divorce as an Adult

“Your father’s gone.” I was sitting on the edge of my bed, pulling on a pair of socks, getting ready for work as a temp in a publishing house, when my mum phoned. I was 23, had just got my first job since graduating that summer, and was feeling like an Actual Grown-Up at last. […]

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Angelina & Brad Disgrace Wedding Vows

Angelina & Brad Disgrace Wedding Vows

Why we have to keep our promises, especially when we get divorced. We don’t know exactly what Angie and Brad promised each other on their wedding day, but from the tabloids we do know that their children helped to write their vows and one of them was “to say sorry, whenever they had a fight”. […]

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Earn Forgiveness and Rebuild Trust after Betrayal

Earn Forgiveness and Rebuild Trust after Betrayal

Whether you divorce or reconcile, it remains paramount to earn forgiveness for betraying our spouses and work diligently to build a renewed trusting relationship. This process set out below, will not only bring healing but will lay the foundation for respectful and amicable co-parenting where children are involved. To err is human, to take full […]

8th July 2016 | By More
10 Ways to Forgive Yourself & Let Go of the Past

10 Ways to Forgive Yourself & Let Go of the Past

Have you ever noticed how you can hold on to past mistakes long after they occurred? Some of us hold on to things for years! Forgiveness is a process. It does not happen overnight and the process will be different for everyone. But no matter how long it takes, there’s hope! Here are some steps you […]

6th July 2015 | By More
Forgive Yourself

Forgive Yourself

Are you feeling guilty for not being able to make a success of your marriage? Do you resent yourself for the mistakes you made? Do you wish you handled things differently? Do you see the hurt in your child’s eyes and hate yourself for doing this to them? Do you believe you failed your child […]

6th July 2015 | By More
Forgiveness

Forgiveness

As he was about to climb yet another dune, his heart whispered, “Be aware of the place where you are brought to tears. That’s where I am, and that’s where your treasure is.” ~ pg. 168 The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho We all breathe together! All of life breathes together! The air I breathe out, […]

6th May 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