Category coping with loss of a lover

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True Love Needs Space

Even when I first married I had a sense that I would lose myself in marriage, especially that marriage. And I did. That happens when a Popular Sanguine people pleaser marries a Powerful Choleric with a strong and condescending nature.

Healthy emotional individuals are comfortable with their separateness. They don’t lose themselves in a relationship. They allow the other person to be a separate individual. There is no jealousy or possessiveness.

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Romance, The Myth, in The Love Month

The thrill of being in love is powerful. We enjoy the attention. We let ourselves believe this relationship is the real thing. We overlook all the sorts of things that might otherwise offend us, to stay under the spell.

Do You Feel Pain?

How do you feel your pain? We don’t all experience pain in the same way. Some carry a loss for years, while others seem to get over a loss or disappointment rather quickly. Related post: Brief video about grieving a loss I’ve experienced grief on many levels. Basically grief is the heartache of having to accept the […]

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How to Get Through a Divorce and Move On

Living Learning Loving Lesson & Encouragement on the Path of Motherhood Review from Amazon reader: “You are not alone” isn’t enough unless you connect with the one who says it. From chapter 1, you will connect with Gail as she opens her heart in a way that will touch yours. Her words paint a picture […]

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Amazing Grace of Aloneness

Being Alone Can be Amazing When I was born, my siblings were eight, twelve, and sixteen—much too old to want to play with me. I spent my early years entertaining myself. I spent many hours in solitude. Later in life after a divorce, with three young children, I craved that time alone. And then I […]

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Single Moms Shouldn’t Live with Regret

  Single Moms, I hope you are not living with regret. I believe that regret is an awful feeing that only brings us down, never up. If you’ve lived-you have regret. Be honest, we all do. Some may seem more significant than others. All regret, however, brings with it a sense of guilt or shame. […]

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Single Moms May Need a Life Coach

For contact information CLICK HERE A commitment is required for Life Coaching to succeed. That is why I ask that you commit to at least three months, with two session per month. We can have an actual meeting, a phone or Skype meeting. So it doesn’t matter where you live. My fees are extremely reasonable because […]

7 Steps to Overcome Your Divorce

Overcoming Divorce from This Emotional Life An emotional support system isn’t all you need to get over your grief. Divorce is said to be on of the most profoundly painful experiences that a human being can survive. . . [read more] Related posts: Top 10 Things to Do When . . ., Grief [a video], […]

Do You Live with Regrets?

  Click HERE for Audio Gail raised three children as a single mother before she remarried. She has experienced the potholes, pests, and perils of being the single head-of-household. As an educator in regular and special education for twenty years she knows a great deal about child development and how to handle kids. She is […]

First Christmas Without my Kids

My Classic Christmas Story Published on Single Matters Magazine Today Gail raised three children as a single mother before she remarried. She has experienced the potholes, pests, and perils of being the single head-of-household. As an educator in regular and special education for twenty years she knows a great deal about child development and how […]