Losing weight, firming up, plastic surgery for a younger look… It’s easy to grasp at straws when a spouse starts looking for the exit. In a successful relationship, you’ll be loved for the person you are, not the dress size you are able to wear. Continue reading “Why Care What Others Think?”
Fear can be absolutely paralyzing. Fear of failure. Fear of pain. Fear of living on the street. Fear of losing someone you love. Fear of finding out something you’d rather not know.
Continue reading “Facing Your Fears To Survive”
Fear was a constant companion when my first marriage was nearing an end; it was a paralyzing fear that lasted for way too long time, interspersed with too many moments of absolute terror. I doubted myself. How could I take care of myself without someone to catch me if I failed?
Continue reading “Learning To Fly”
Is the fear of living alone keeping you in an unhappy marriage? Is it better to remain in an unhappy marriage with someone you don’t love than coming home to an empty house? Is fear of not being able to take care of yourself keeping you from taking charge of your life?
Continue reading “Living Alone”
If you are facing divorce you are probably also facing the “fear factor.” Fear of the unknown. Fear of failure. Fear of being alone.
Continue reading “The Fear Factor”
Which stage of divorce are you presently in? Considering divorce but not sure if it’s the right decision? An unwilling participant, your spouse having made the decision? Mired in the midst of legalities? Embroiled in child support and custody issues? Trying to recreate a life for yourself?
Continue reading “You WILL Survive!”
There’s no doubt that fear plays a major role in whether we leave a relationship or whether we stay when we should go. I’ll try to touch on some of the fears women might face when tryng to make the proper decision regarding divorce. Being a woman, I cannot remotely try to explain how a man feels when faced with divorce, and I’m not going to attempt to present the male side of divorce.
Continue reading “Fear From A Woman’s Perspective”
Happily for all of us the world did not end when the 20th century ended and the 21st century began. I admit I breathed a heavy sigh of relief because I was one of those people who thought “something” would happen at least to the technology sector but I didn’t know to what severity or for how long. Besides which I’m a natural born worrier.
Continue reading “Facing Your Fear”
She has tried to walk away from her marriage four times but always returns because she misses her husband and feels she could never love anyone else. They have separate bedrooms, no common interests, no closeness. Is fear of the unknown bringing her back to a marriage she needs to end?
Continue reading “Separation Anxiety?”
Recently, I talked with a man who is just starting the divorce process. I don’t know what caused his marriage to sour and I didn’t ask for details. What he did share with me is that his wife wants the divorce and he is the one who has moved out of the house they’ve shared for almost 20 years. It is a second divorce for both of them but even though he has been through the process before, this time is more difficult.
Continue reading “Fear Of Being Homeless”