OAs much as I try to resist looking at the old photos and videos taken through my marriage, sometimes I just get this urge to look at them again. I feel the need to try and recapture, in my mind, the feelings I had and the life I led before this nightmare began. A few … Continue reading Reality Check: Divorce Hall Of Mirrors
Feeling lonely when you are actually alone makes sense but isn’t it strange how we can feel even more lonely when out in public. It is possible to be in a room filled with people and yet feel more alone than ever. Even though I may be surrounded by people and distractions, thoughts of the person … Continue reading Strange New World: Alone In A Crowd
Inspiration Station - A weekly quote, song or video to inspire you. The forever legend, Whitney Houston singing beautifully about the strength we can find from within. Whatever you are going through, remember, you are stronger than you know... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y-WxDskVK5s
When you have been with someone for so long, your identity can slowly become melded with theirs. You may take on their habits, you may find yourself liking the things they like. You might have done the things they wanted to do to make them happy. You can become like one person and your identity … Continue reading Valley Walking: Who Am I Without You?
In the movie business, a screenwriter may be told to do a 'rewrite' of their screenplay. This usually consists of using the original version of their story as a rough guide but manipulating and editing its events so that it works better for the intended viewer. This might mean losing major scenes from its timeline, … Continue reading Reality Check: The Rewrite Of You
In life we can be faced with events that shake us to our core and feel so devastating to our soul. Heartbreak, loss and grief can be such an overwhelming force, it can feel as though we are being consumed. It is during these hugely challenging moments in our lives that it can be hard to … Continue reading Valley Walking: Walking Through Fire
Loneliness seems to come hand in hand with divorce. We became so used to the sounds our home makes when we are busy being married, that the sudden stark silence of being alone can be deafening. Some people may go out of their way to avoid the loneliness. They pack their weekly diary with work … Continue reading Valley Walking: The Deafening Silence