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Should I Stay or Should I Go?

The whirlwind romance of my grandparents.

I recently met a very courageous woman (I’ll call her Mary), who is struggling to bring herself and her children out of poverty and homelessness.  Mary’s story is not mine to tell, but I will share that she has experienced more loss and abandonment at a young age than one person should have to bear. […]

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What you can learn from a modern troubadour at the country club.

The holidays for divorced families can look as awesomely weird as a hipster at a country club.

The guy in the hat in the picture above is singer-songwriter Mason Reed.  His voice is super cool – like Tom Waits and Jason Mraz made a singing baby with an awesome ‘stache and a hippie beard.   And the guy next to him is playing a mandolin.  Do you know how musically gifted you have […]

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Can You Find Joy With A Glue Stick?

Find Your Grace.

I was on one of my first post-divorce dates and being quizzed by my “date” – which I put in quotes because I do not believe an offer to meet me at the Starbucks next door to his office counts as a date, it’s at best a meeting and, frankly, felt more like a job […]

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Message of Hope – Cathy W. Meyer

Cathy W. Meyer, Marriage Educator and Divorce Coach

I am SO excited to bring you this interview!  One of my goals is to provide hope to those going through the very difficult early days of their divorce, as well as to those that feel stuck in unhappiness after divorce.  I firmly believe that a good therapist, divorce coach or other trained mental health […]

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Knowing When It’s Time For The “F” Word

Dove on a wire

“It is very important for every human being to forgive herself or himself because if you live, you will make mistakes- it is inevitable. But once you do and you see the mistake, then you forgive yourself and say, ‘well, if I’d known better I’d have done better,’… If we all hold on to the […]

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