5 Signs You Aren’t Over Your Ex and it’s Too Soon for Dating After Divorce

5 Signs You Aren’t Over Your Ex and it’s Too Soon for Dating After Divorce

When you’re considering dating after divorce, there’s a good chance it’s not the best time yet. I know you want to be done with the pain of the past and move on. But going too fast will only cause more pain. It’s important to reflect on this possibility. Check out the five signs you aren’t over your ex before you move on to dating or starting a relationship. (more…)

Childhood Trauma Effect on Adult Relationships

Childhood Trauma Effect on Adult Relationships

Are you wondering about the childhood trauma effect on adult relationships? I often have couples who come in who can’t figure out the source of their problem. They bicker and don’t know why. Sex has dropped off but for no apparent reason. They aren’t on the same page, and unfortunately, it’s become the new norm. There hasn’t been any apparent infidelity or abuse. But the fact that there’s no major ‘issue’ to point to is even more frustrating. (more…)

Loneliness after Divorce: How It Impacts You and How You Can Overcome It

Loneliness after Divorce: How It Impacts You and How You Can Overcome It

Are you struggling with loneliness after divorce? The entire process of divorce is lonely. It often feels like singlehandedly carrying all of the responsibilities in the world while having an open gunshot wound, with no sign of a surgeon to fix it. And all of this loneliness leads to some pretty destructive choices. They usually involve alcohol, maybe some recreational drugs, random sex and spending money on things you do not need. But none if it works. Not for longer than a few hours. And then you crash. And feel like shit. And deeply alone. (more…)

Life After Divorce: How Did This Happen to Me?

Life After Divorce: How Did This Happen to Me?

You make ask yourself, how did this happen to me? I have spoken to a lot of people in the throes of divorce or trying to rebuild their life after divorce. One of the struggles I hear over and over again is the disbelief that this is where life has taken them, whether it’s the person who never got to start a family or the single parent having to figure it all out on their own; starting over sucks. (more…)