50 Ways We Leave Our Lovers

If You Keep Doing the Same Thing, You Should Expect the Same Result.

50 Ways We Leave Our Lovers

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50 Ways We Leave Our Lovers

“They were involved in that awkward procedure of getting to unknow each other.” John Irving

Making the decision to leave a marriage doesn’t happen overnight and it’s never made lightly. It’s never a result of one thing, one argument or one issue. By the time someone decides to walk out the door, there have been years or even decades of slowly walking away from one another in small ways every day:

Make excuses to see friends, rather than spend time with your spouse Intentionally drinking alcohol in order to make love Stop dressing up for your partner or trying ...continue reading...
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Are You Listening? Are You Listening to Yourself?

“Never apologize for trusting your intuition – your brain can play tricks, your heart can blind, but your gut is always right.” Rachel Wolchin

My client, Sue, had a long talk with her husband. He blamed her for not being able to commit to him. He blamed her for not saying I love you often enough. He blamed her for his feelings of loneliness and insecurity. And she believed it was true. She started to blame herself and feel like maybe she was the problem in their marriage.

Sue is listening to her husband more than she’s listening to ...continue reading...

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How to Have a Drama-Free Breakup

I was in love. It wasn’t an easy, nurturing, soulful love. It was the kind of love that rocks your foundation and leaves you feeling consumed.

He was the first thing I thought about when I woke up and the last thing I thought about before I went to sleep. He was intense and passionate, but also secretive and disarming.

Just as I became consumed by this drug, needing hit after hit, he began to pull away. He began making less time for me, making me feel very small and unimportant in his life.

He began seeing other women, ...continue reading...

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Your Husband Left. It Didn’t Happen Overnight.

If you husband left, or threatened to leave, this post was written especially for you.

“When you come out of the storm you won’t be the same person that walked in. That’s what the storm is all about.” Haruki Murakami

 

Kaye’s husband, James, had just made a pot of coffee and was standing over the breakfast bar drinking it, looking as though he was a million miles away. He was in his business casual attire that Friday morning, ready to head out to the office. Kaye comes into the kitchen, pours herself a cup and as she’s adding ...continue reading...

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