Sadness, Depression, Divorce

Mar 14, 2023

During the grief process, which certainly occurs during divorce, it can be hard to assess feelings of sadness. When a relationship of significance ends, due to death or divorce, it is natural to feel sad. The degree of sadness can … Read More

Numbing the Pain of Divorce

Mar 07, 2023

During the first phase of divorce, we go through the stage of denial or shock. We can’t believe that this is happening. It wasn’t in the plans! The next stage is what I call the Roller Coaster. It’s the tornado … Read More

Financial Fears

Feb 28, 2023

It is common for those going through divorce to experience “Bag Lady Syndrome,” including thoughts of scarcity and fear over finances. It’s easy to catastrophize when your foundation is rocked. After all, household income now has to cover two residences, … Read More

February 2023 Newsletter

Feb 22, 2023

It has been a busy month for the Divorce Recovery Center! We’ve got a new location, a new staff member, and have been working to implement improvements to our programs and resources. Read on to see what we’ve been up … Read More

Too Much Information

Feb 21, 2023

“Good fences make good neighbors” – Robert Frost Even when someone is well-meaning and cares about you, they may ask questions about your divorce that you are uncomfortable answering. And then there are acquaintances who just want the scoop. Either … Read More

Be Your Own Valentine

Feb 14, 2023

“The mark of a wild heart is living out the paradox of love in our lives. It’s the ability to be tough and tender, excited and scared, brave and afraid—all in the same moment.” – Brene Brown Love is complicated. … Read More

Be Yourself

Feb 07, 2023

“Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter, and those who matter don’t mind.” – Dr. Seuss There’s nothing like divorce to make you feel crappy about yourself. You’ve probably heard insults, criticisms, … Read More

Jan 31, 2023

As Al Anon says. “JUST FOR TODAY I will try to live through this day only, and not tackle all my problems at once. I can do something for 12 hours that would appall me if I felt that I … Read More

Learning Life Lessons Though Divorce

Jan 24, 2023

“A smooth sea never made a skilled sailor.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt Divorce can feel like a bomb was dropped on your home. Life becomes chaotic and the cleanup seems never ending. There are so many adjustments (financial, residential, social, … Read More

Positive Thinking

Jan 18, 2023

Negative thinking is natural when going through divorce. There are many, many layers of loss and challenge that inevitably occur. It’s important to honor and acknowledge difficult feelings and thoughts and then work on letting them go. Holding onto them … Read More

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