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A Forward Moving Life

Life After Divorce

December 29, 2017

No one plans to ever have a divorce. We all go into marriage believing that this is it and he is the ONE. We start out self-righteous and believing our love is all we need to get through it. We are young and this is what people our age do, get married, plan a family. Y...

November 9, 2017

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According to John Gottman, there are 4 Personality Behaviors that RUIN a relationship. Most failed marriages had these running rampant. 

Gottman calls these the "4 Horsemen of the Apocalypse" mostly to stir the dra...

October 19, 2017

Guilt is a destructive emotion. It does not serve you in any way to feel it. Guilt is defined as “a feeling of remorse for having committed a crime or wrongdoing whether it is real or imaginary.”

Divorce is not a crime, half of every married couple does it in our nation...

September 6, 2017

When stepping into the vast deep cavern of divorce, I find that women make a handful of mistakes that prevent them from moving forward in their life in a powerful and constructive way.

I have compiled this list based on my findings and personal experience in hopes that...

August 3, 2017

There comes a point in self growth where you hit a ceiling and you are not anxious to break through. I believe this happens often, and sometimes you need to sit where you are a while before deciding to breakthrough. Because once you do, it is going to be something new...

July 11, 2017

To some people the actual divorce date is a technicality. It was for me because 1. my soon-to-be-ex was also dating, 2. our divorce seemed to take forever. I did start dating early, and it is a personal choice what you decide to do.

Most importantly, you approach dating...

June 14, 2017

Women struggling through divorce are easily overpowered by their Ex, their kids, and pretty much everyone. If you are feeling like everyone’s doormat, listen up. It is time to hold your power like the Kung Fu Warrior, Queen, Badass,  Mother that you are!

#1. Have B...

January 28, 2017

Divorce is definitely a struggle, but once you are on the other side you can look back and reflect on your journey. Many women claim their divorce changed them and that they grew from the experience. Divorce can be the catalyst for the change that we want to see in our...

December 19, 2016

When we want to learn something new we can get a book on it. But how many of you ran to the bookstore when you were contemplating divorce or when you learned he wanted one? Probably not very many of you. But just like learning to bake a souffle or learning a new langua...

December 6, 2016

The Holidays are time for family, fun and cheer.  Unless you are going through a divorce then it SUCKS. It can be a difficult time to bear.  To make it less horrible, keep in mind that your mood will reflect back to you by those around that love you the most. I don’t m...

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