I’ve been asked several times whether I regret getting married. It’s a pretty punchy question. The implication is there that, because of the divorce, it was a potentially wrong or bad decision, and that I might wish I’d never met … Continue reading A-Z of Divorce: R is for…Regret
Text me the word ‘question’ and you’ll get ‘tell me what you feel about me’ straight back. Because say the word ‘question’ and my mind shifts straight to Destiny’s Child’s Independent Woman. The woman is asking questions, and if there’s one … Continue reading A-Z of Divorce: Q is for…Questions
Divorces are a series of painfully unending endings. Relationships, experiences, dreams and plans come to conclusions in different ways that are hard to stomach. Not only does your marriage end, but you find other tiny endings along the way. Little … Continue reading A-Z of Divorce: P is for…Possibilities
Recently I’ve taken up running (again). I’m not sporty, so having last year achieved an entire twenty minute run I was delighted – why I stopped there I don’t know – and a year on I’ve had to begin again at … Continue reading A-Z of Divorce: O is for…Overcoming
On the day of posting it is Valentine’s Day – the day of love. In the absence of romantic love, it is reassuring to remember there are many other forms of love in the world, and practical help and support … Continue reading Ten practical ways to help a separated or divorcing friend
Author’s Note: This week I’ve stood with my hands over my face listening and rendered myself unable to sleep with a late-night tune in… Dum, de dum, de dum, de dum… The theme tune of my childhood and soundtrack to the … Continue reading I’m turning into my parents – or ‘Why I listen to The Archers even though I was determined not to’
When I saw the title of this article, my heart sank. The article (worth a read before this) explores the ways there are of analysing and calculating the divorce rate, so far interesting to consider. The second part lists a series … Continue reading Whose marriage is at risk of divorce?