Your emotional energy is finite. Don’t waste it dwelling on your ex.
Think about it—focusing the unfairness of your situation is like insisting on driving a car with a flat tire. It’s not going to get you anywhere.
So many times we feel stressed because our current situation does not match up with our expectations of how it should be. And we do not give ourselves the credit for where we are right now.
You’ve probably done something like this, too. And it can sabotage your ability to move on.
You don’t need some crazy D-Day type battle plan. All you need are some simple steps that you can start taking today.
If the bitterness is still holding you prisoner, remember that you don’t have to get stuck in it alone.
Working to avoid future mistakes is one thing. But constantly blaming yourself for things in the past is neither helpful nor healthy.
Divorce at this stage in your life has given you the gift of being able to reinvent yourself and define life on your own terms.
We invest a lot of ourselves in a marriage, and when it ends we can end up feeling like a shell of ourselves.
Divorce is a loss worth grieving.
Knowing how to navigate a divorce can make a difficult time a little less stressful.
Even when you’re the one who wanted it, going through divorce is an emotional time. Here’s how to deal.
Martha Bodyfelt offers a two-part exercise to start managing your divorce stress so that you can start getting your life back.
Ending a marriage is an emotional process—what to expect and how to cope.
We deserve more than just seeing ourselves and our relationships as commodities that can be negotiated.
When you take action against your fears, they no longer keep you up at night.