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 [...]