While some view life as a journey, others view it as a race. Either way, for most people, life seems to move steadily forward as our lives evolve. However, sometimes, events in our lives can make it feel as though we have been dragged right back to the starting line again. Divorce is one such event … Continue reading Reality Check: The Ex Games
When the one we love leaves us, it can feel utterly unfathomable. Despite the awful shock that we have suffered, we can still have these intense feelings of love that hasn't wavered, this fierce sense of loyalty that remains and to us, the deep-rooted bond we have developed can remain as present as it ever was. But … Continue reading Reality Check: Doing All The Brain Work
Divorce can feel like being on a sinking ship. My husband abandoned the ship before I was even aware there was a gaping gouge in it's hull. When the damage was revealed to me, I started frantically trying to save it, keep it from going under, keep us afloat. As our ship began it’s certain … Continue reading Valley Walking: The Life Raft
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I am trying to overcome one of the biggest shocks I think I'll ever experience in my life. I'm trying to piece the fractured debris of my identity back together and fighting tooth and nail to survive this turbulent time that I am experiencing. Throughout this time, I have become very aware of something within … Continue reading Valley Walking: Living Inside Out
The divorce experience can be riddled with fear; fear of the unknown, fear of change. The epic shift from our normal life can uproot us and evoke deep anxieties within us. What I am finding, is that the actual divorce process itself has sparked great fear within me. The legal jargon, the cold, alien formalities, … Continue reading Valley Walking: Looking Fear In The Eye
There have been countless times throughout my divorce where I have spoken to God about my situation, told him of my heartbreak, my fear and my devastation. So many prayers for strength, for protection, for healing. The words have flown freely, like a wild river, spilling out of me. So many words, lifted to heaven. … Continue reading Valley Walking: When There Are No Words