Five Reasons to Value a Short Marriage

Five Reasons to Value a Short Marriage

Drew Barrymore is selling wine now. Did you know this? I read it not too long ago in an article about her divorce. Ms. Barrymore had one of those short-lived marriages we like to mock, throwing shade on the young and famous. But out of the death...

We Are Both

We Are Both

Dad. Means what? I’ve got this “Dad” mug in my hand. At first, I felt uncomfortable even holding it. The mug symbolized all the things my ex-husband was not and the weight of this knowledge felt terrible. The past two years of single motherhood...

To Join With Gold

To Join With Gold

We’ve all been there. Our favorite mug, pitcher, teapot, kitsch is in our hands and as we cross the room, bend to perform some mundane action — something happens and we lose our grip. Maybe we see it slowly fall and shatter or maybe...

Have you heard about hearsay?

Have you heard about hearsay?

“Objection your honor, that’s hearsay!” We’ve all heard it, either in court or on tv. But what does it mean? Well, law schools spend weeks on hearsay and all of its many exceptions. But let’s try to narrow it down to...

Making the Holidays Happy

Making the Holidays Happy

The chill in the air is here to stay. The kids have a few remnants of hard candy leftover from Halloween, but all that’s left of the chocolate are the golden ghosts of foil wrapping. It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in the...

Post-divorce Guilt

Post-divorce Guilt

Guilt. Rejection. Self-love. Self-hate. The importance of sifting through residual emotions after divorce can determine your future self. How do you move on, whether you are the one who filed or not? The key is to examine each emotion. In her...