divorce transition

Struggling With Divorce? You Could Use a Thinking Partner

Sarah was overwhelmed. She had just moved out of the house she shared with Jonathan. Sarah had not lived alone for a long time. She struggled to picture a happy future. Everywhere she turned, there were more things to deal with–and she did not feel emotionally equipped to deal with any of them! How would they split up their belongings? What would happen with the kids? How would she survive this mess? Sarah was starting to realize just how much work it was going to be to live on her own. Between dealing with new bills, following a new parenting schedule, working, and trying to keep track of everything, she felt like she was in over her head. What Sarah really needed was a thinking partner.  What Can a Thinking Partner Do For You? A thinking partner can provide much-needed emotional support during a divorce. They can be an outlet for the frustrations, anger, and sadness that often accompany the various stages of the divorce process.  Thinking [...]

2023-03-21T18:52:19-04:00November 21st, 2022|Divorce Coaching|0 Comments

What is a Divorce Coach? 7 Ways a Divorce Coach Can Help

You toss and turn, unable to sleep, worrying about what your future will look like. Whether you are thinking about divorce, coping with divorce, or struggling with the transition, the stress, fear, and anxiety are relentless. Overwhelmed is an understatement. In the midst of your googling, you stumble across this page, asking yourself, “what is a divorce coach?” Among many, this is yet another question you are asking yourself. What happens once I sign the divorce papers? Will I lose my kids? Do I need to get a lawyer? What if my spouse doesn’t want to divorce? How will I tell my kids? What will I lose? How will my kids be impacted? How will I manage financially? How will I successfully co-parent? What will life after divorce look like? If these questions keep you up at night, we know how you feel! Whether you are considering, going through, or coping with divorce, it can often feel as if you don’t know where to turn, especially if the divorce [...]

2023-01-31T20:28:17-05:00November 12th, 2022|Divorce Coaching|0 Comments

Navigating the Divorce Transition: What’s in Your Suitcase?

You have decided that divorce is for the best. Now you are trying to survive as you navigate the choppy waters of the divorce transition. You are scared, confused, struggling. You can’t quite picture the idea of stepping ashore. You feel weighed down by worry and doubt. Perhaps this is because you have an overstuffed suitcase. In this article, I am going to discuss the difficulties that arise during your divorce transition journey–through an analogy I call the “suitcase metaphor.” It tells a story about what is stopping you from being your best self–and how a divorce coach can help you to achieve your goals. The hope I have for my readers is that by the time you have finished reading you will walk away with some valuable ideas for how to navigate the turbulent water of your divorce transition journey. What's in Your Suitcase? A metaphor I love here is the suitcase analogy. Working as an educator for the last 30 years, I have frequently had my students [...]

2022-11-22T16:03:46-05:00November 12th, 2022|Divorce Coaching|0 Comments
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