Healing

The Art of Getting to Tomorrow When Everything’s Wrong
It was exactly like those initial weeks after divorce. I couldn’t describe what was wrong. None of my feelings made…
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How to Comfort (and Not Comfort) Someone Going Through a Divorce
Only two kinds of people could help me feel better during my first year of coping with, adjusting to, and…
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7 Steps to Rebuilding Trust in Your Relationship After Betrayal and Lies
Editor’s Note: The following is a guest post written by my friend Jay Pyatt, who mentors men struggling with various…
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The 4th Wedding Anniversary (That Wasn’t)
Yesterday would have been lucky-number 13. My wife and I celebrating 13 years of marital bliss. Only we didn’t. Because…
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How to Be Comfortable Alone on Valentine’s Day
If I’m hospitalized or incapacitated from a car accident or emergency health problem, my ex-wife will be the first person…
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Writing a Letter Won’t Convince Him to Stay, and Your Life Won’t Be Better if He Does
My heart was in the right place, but I think maybe I got it wrong when I tried to write…
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The Third Post-Divorce Valentine’s Day
My phone buzzed. The text read: “I’m telling you now, so we don’t have to have a guilt-ridden conversation later.…
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When Someday Gets Here
I used to believe depression was code for “weak,” and that criers were wimpy losers. I had heard of people…
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A Post About Nothing and Everything
I’ve been sitting here staring at the screen. Another one of those I-don’t-know-what-to-write moments. “What happens if you just took…
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An Open Letter to Shitty Husbands, Vol. 11
When a conjoined twin dies, their attached sibling usually dies soon after. In most cases, one can’t live without the…
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