Feeling the Agony of Defeat, Life After Divorce

Having a long conversation with my girlfriend the other day we started discussing where our future is heading?  Dating 5 years now, we have had an incredible relationship with lots of laughs, travel, adventures, etc.  She has watched my daughters grow 5 years older into their teens and has also experienced my daughters growing 5… Continue reading Feeling the Agony of Defeat, Life After Divorce

The Agony of Sharing your Feelings in a “Safe Space”

I have been married for 18 years and divorced for over 5 years now, and I can tell you the moment when I think I understood that our marriage was not going to last. I have converted over the years to be an advocate for mental health services.  Psychiatrists, psychologists, etc, are all important when needing… Continue reading The Agony of Sharing your Feelings in a “Safe Space”

One BIG Thing to Make Divorce Less Painful

Getting divorced sucks!  I think we can all agree that it can be emotional up and down roller coaster that at times feels like there is no end.  Just a constant mixed-up cocktail of failure, sadness, anger, resentment, and disillusion.  And having those feelings is perfectly normal and okay.  But a time will come that… Continue reading One BIG Thing to Make Divorce Less Painful

Divorce Dad Does – Friends Getting a Divorce.

Why is it when you hear about close friends getting a divorce you are shocked? “Not them!” “No way….we were just with them a couple weeks ago!” You would think, especially after getting my own divorce, that hearing about your friends would be no big deal….right? Nope…. I am shocked and its like I am… Continue reading Divorce Dad Does – Friends Getting a Divorce.

The “D” Word

Do you remember the first conversation? I mean sure you had arguments, discussions, therapy sessions etc…. BUT, do you remember when the word “Divorce” was first said out loud? Friggin A….I do and its something I’ve learned to laugh about with my friends and family all the time now. Picture the scene…. beautiful home in… Continue reading The “D” Word