Dear Deb: My Ex has spread rumors and lies about me to neighbors, friends and family. What can I do? Dear Concerned: Your Ex’s motivation for lying about you could be an attempt to control the narrative about your divorce and win supporters for
While in the turmoil of divorce, forgiveness is the last thing on your mind. There are many stages of divorce recovery before you can even begin to think about forgiveness. In a Divorce Magazine article, Allison Pescosolido identifies seven stages including:1. Trauma2. Shock and Denial3. Anger4. Sadness5.
You have a story about your marriage and how it ended. Our personal narratives about our hardships are important. They help us make sense of challenging life events. Difficulties arise not because you have a story, even a sad or painful one. Where you can
People often remark on the cooperative relationship I have with ex-husband. While I’m grateful for the inner peace and acceptance I feel toward him now, at the beginning of our divorce, we were far from happy collaborators. Back then we were mired in the kind