by Gail Cawley Showalter, Founder of SMORE for Women from My Own Worst Enemy by Janet Davis Have you ever found yourself in a situation where you heard a voice in your head say, “Just who do you think you are?” And what was your answer? Did you back off? Did you cower? Did you have a […]
When a woman reaches a certain level of insight, she takes an entirely different view of her unhappiness.
Divorce is often costly, and can be devastating for all parties involved – partners, children, parents, and grandparents.
My children were three, four, and six years old when their father left us. We were married almost ten years and up until the preceding eighteen months of that time, our lives had been exciting, productive, and promising.
Do Not Put Children in the Middle After Divorce One minute audio: After a divorce or split up parents are often tempted to triangulate the relationship with their Ex. Children are put in a terrible position of being stretched between parents. Triangulation is not geometry. It is rather a situation in which one […]
Dealing with Difficult People When our granddaughter, Kaylin, was three, our daughter, her mom, had gotten into the habit of describing dirty or unpleasant items as nasty. “Ouh, That’s naaasteee,” she would say. One day as they entered the public ladies’ room in a local discount store several Gothic girls were leaving. One held the […]
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 […]
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], […]
Loving the Growth Chapter 10 in Living Learning Loving by Gail Cawley Showalter Have you ever had growing pains. I recall when I was a child and my legs would ache my parents would say, “You’re just having growing pains.” Little did I know then that I’d have growing pains later in life too, even […]