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How to Write an Obituary for Your Relationship

Are you struggling to find relationship closure after a breakup? Writing a “relationship obituary” will help heal your heart after breaking up with someone you love, miss, and feel like you can’t live without. I discovered the idea of writing an obituary for a relationship while revising How to Let Go of Someone You Love. It’s a fantastic way to […]

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Hope and Healing for Pastors Wives Getting Over the Affair

Getting Over an Affair – Help and Hope for Pastors’ Wives

Yes, you can get over his affair – even when you want to hide with the covers pulled over your head! As a pastor’s wife, you need all the help and hope you can get to keep moving forward even when you want to lie down and give up. These ideas on how to recover after your husband’s affair are […]


7 Ways to Take Care of Yourself Through the Divorce Process

Divorce proceedings are killer – emotionally, spiritually, socially, financially. These tips on how to take care of yourself through the divorce process will help you avoid overwhelm and burnout. I’m writing this for you…and a reader who asked for help takin care of herself while divorcing her husband. “Three months ago my husband of 27 years left me for one […]

7 Ways to Take Care of Yourself Through the Divorce Process

How to Survive “No Contact” in a Relationship

5 Ways to Survive “No Contact” in a Relationship

Whether you’re coping with a breakup or a temporary separation, surviving “no contact” in a relationship feels terrible. These tips will help you find hope and healing, peace and rest. I gathered both practical and emotional strategies for living without contacting someone you love. The first tip is from a woman who made the painful decision not to have any […]


Should You Stay Together for the Children? What You Need to Know

These insights and information will help you decide if you should stay together for the children. The effects of divorce on kids can be serious and long-lasting – but so can the impact of growing up in a home with parents who are unhealthy, disconnected, or abusive. Meet the reader who inspired me to write this article; she’s a wife and stay at home mom […]

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Helping Children Cope With Painful Divorce

How to Help Your Children Through a Painful Divorce

These tips for helping your children cope when you’re getting a divorce will make the transition to your “new normal” much easier. A reader inspired me to write this article; she asked how to help her kids through a separation and divorce initiated by her husband… “About 6 weeks ago my husband, whom I’ve been with for 23 years, told […]


How to Stop Thinking About Your Ex and Get On With Your Life

These seven simple, effective tips on how to stop thinking about your ex-husband or ex-boyfriend will help you overcome obsessive thoughts. Take heart, for you will move on with your life. You can stop ruminating about the past – and you can rebuild your life, renew your heart, and restore your joy! The most important thing to remember is that you’re […]

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