Happy Sunday, Escapees. Today I’m over at Vishnu’s blog answering some burning divorce questions. I think you will find this an interesting interview and one worth sharing with loved ones who may be thinking about divorce right now. Here’s a snippet;
What led you to leave your marriage?
Well, I guess you won’t be surprised when I say it was multiple things rather than one event. It was many small and big things over many years that ultimately led to the demise of my marriage. I finally accepted my unhappiness at the core of my being and gave myself permission to accept that life wasn’t turning out the way I expected. I faced the fact that it had to change. I realized too that ending a marriage, knowing what we need in our life to live authentically, is a very personal matter. Continue reading “My Interview at Vishnu’s Virtues”
Their tips are spot on and this is a must read for anyone thinking of ending their marriage…
We all know divorce has become common over the last several decades. Although there may be certain factors associated with divorce that are negative, at least women (and men) today can divorce a spouse and move on to achieve a healthy, happy and thriving future. Women today don’t need to be in a marriage to live a full life; we can prosper on our own. Continue reading “Plan Your Divorce Strategy”
#1000VoicesSpeak for Compassion today and on the 20th of every month. The subject this month? CONNECTION. We don’t always feel it. My first thought on this topic was how often I have felt disconnected but my constant connection has been nature. If you ever feel alone or lonely… Continue reading “Alone But Connected #1000Speak”
“Courage is found in unlikely places.”-J.R.R Tolkien
Two things you’ll need to make any major change in your life are a shot of courage and a slice of bravery. Actually, before you even begin to make the changes you’ll need to identify and admit to the necessity of that change. That’s where we especially need a shot of courage and that’s only the beginning. The rest is getting from here to where we want to be. Continue reading “A Shot Of Courage”
From the archives, I thought this fun post was worth a re-share.
There are many false beliefs and stereotypes surrounding divorce. Let’s separate fact from fiction or at least get a handle on some interesting divorce stats. Take the divorce savvy quiz and find out how much you really know. Continue reading “Divorce Savvy Quiz”
I get many questions coming in from readers all over the world. I like to feature a question that many women can relate to. It’s valuable to share and discuss common questions readers have about their divorce but sometimes I get questions about a failing marriage. I usually respond in a gentle way. Here on the blog we can explore this scenario further. I can be a little more harsh…tell it like it is as they say. Continue reading “Dear Lisa-Reader Question”
I’m working on a series of videos with ‘bite sized’ tips. All of the videos will cover topics related to divorce. I wanted to share one of them here because it’s a very important topic. Telling your kids…making that dreaded announcement. You can guess that we’re not going to say “Honey, your Dad and I have decided to concsiously uncouple.” No. Not happening. Continue reading “Telling Your Kids About Your Divorce-Don’t Make These Mistakes”
An ideal divorce-is there such a thing? Or is it as likely as riding a unicorn off into the sunset. I would hazard a guess that it’s about as likely as ‘happily ever after’. Not impossible, but not guaranteed. First, what is an ideal divorce?Continue reading “An Ideal Divorce-Is There Such a Thing?”
Dear readers, I’m very excited to announce my first radio interview hosted by Nina Hilger of DzintarsCers.com, an affiliate of CBC Radio. Nina has put together an inspiring interview with three wonderful people …one of them is me…. Okay, it might sound like I’m tooting my own horn. Guilty. What does Nora Ephron have to do with it…you might be wondering. Well, Nora’s famous quote is one of my favorites and this interview will inspire you to be the heroine in your own life… Continue reading “After The Affair Radio Interview”
Based on this title, it sounds as though I’m going to tell you exactly when you should leave your marriage. When to leave a marriage is the number one key word search that brings people to my site. Yet, I haven’t written one blog post to tell you when to leave your marriage because that would be presumptuous. Everyone faces unique circumstances. My book however, touches on this very question in the first chapter. The quiz also prompts some hard thinking and