A Forward Moving Life

Life After Divorce

July 19, 2016

It may come as a surprise to you that changing a last name is not only a female consideration these days. I just read a surprising article about Kevin Spacey who changed his last name to put the past farther behind him and disassociate from his father.

Women have to mak...

May 9, 2016

After my divorce, I did a ton of self reflection. I also ugly cried for days and days.  I knew I made so many mistakes. Trust me, looking at yourself and owning your own shit is HARD. When we turn the focus inward, we usually just see what we don’t like. Coming to grip...

April 18, 2016

We walk down the aisle and believe that this is it. He is the one we are going to spend the rest of our life with.  We are naive, young, consumed by the love that we feel, we can’t imagine getting hurt by this man.

Fast forward a few years and you go through the most pa...

January 8, 2016

Funny thing about divorce, I never knew how much I hated being alone. Just lying in bed at night alone in my apartment on nights th

December 9, 2015

Published at Huffington Post

While we step into a divorce we are consumed by emotions. Our spouse is consumed by emotions. When our emotions are steering the ship, a lot can go wrong. People fight, we provoke each other, we spiral into a depressed abyss. Why does this h...

November 11, 2015

Lately I have been hearing the stories of women who are in their 40’s and 50’s who are ready to search for their life partner. I happen to believe love is the most amazing thing we can experience as humans on this planet so I get excited when someone embarks on this jo...

October 10, 2015

When I was in the middle of unraveling a marriage and working through a divorce, I never once thought, “One day I will celebrate this.” As a matter of fact, selling the house we remodeled down to the studs, and liquidating and dividing our assets was a low point for us...

September 11, 2015

Saying “Divorce is hard,” is a huge understatement. Many people come out of it believing they will never get married again. I was one of them. I had shared custody of my two children and planned out my new single life. My dating life would start when my last one went t...

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