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Divorce

8 Harsh Truths You Need to Know During Your Divorce

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Divorce is terrible. No matter how many jokes you hear about it, or how many people celebrate once it’s final, it’s a big deal for most of us. First, the necessary disclaimer: I’m not an attorney, a therapist, or any other kind of professional. Take what applies (if any), leave the rest. I’m simply a screw-up…

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4 Life Lessons I Learned the Hard Way

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3 years ago today, my world came crashing down. 3 years ago today, the blinders were ripped from my eyes. I still had a long way to go before I let God clear the scales off my eyes completely, but it started 3 years ago. When my entire world crashed down, I didn’t know what…

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Life After Divorce: Surviving Holiday Separation Anxiety

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Divorce is a level of hell that I wouldn’t wish on anybody. It’s one thing to separate from a person that you can no longer be with. It’s another thing entirely to be separated from your children for weeks at a time. The holiday custody schedules can be brutal, especially if you don’t have an amicable situation with…

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