The Missing Piece in Your Decision to Leave Your Marriage

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

The Missing Piece in Your Decision to Leave Your Marriage

Posts Tagged 'leave my marriage'

The Missing Piece in Your Decision to Leave Your Marriage

When faced with major life decisions, it’s natural to take time to ensure the right one is made. Weighing the pros and cons, making lists, asking other’s opinions, doing extensive research, reading online reviews – all part of the process.

But what do we do when we’re struggling with the life-changing decision of whether or not to leave our marriages?

This decision isn’t made with research and reviews. This one involves your heart more than your head. To make matters even more complicated, it also involves not only your future, but the future and the happiness of others – ...continue reading...

Posted in: Seeking Clarity in My Marriage: Should I Stay or Should I Go? | Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Comments | View All
Leave a Comment

Seek This Before Deciding to Leave Your Marriage

When faced with major life decisions, it’s natural to take time to ensure the right one is made. Weighing the pros and cons, making lists, asking other’s opinions, doing extensive research, reading online reviews—all part of the process.

What do we do when we’re struggling with the life-changing decision of whether or not to leave our marriages?

This decision isn’t made with research and reviews. This one involves your heart more than your head. To make matters even more complicated, it also involves not only your future, but the future and the happiness of others—including your husband who may ...continue reading...

Posted in: Seeking Clarity in My Marriage: Should I Stay or Should I Go? | Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Comments | View All
Leave a Comment

There are No Guarantees in Love

“If you want a guarantee, buy a toaster.” Clint Eastwood

 

Donna has been with her husband for 30 years, married 28 years. He’s all she has ever known. They have two kids together, who are now grown and building lives of their own.

Donna has been struggling in her marriage for a while, feeling incredibly lonely, but she never seriously considered leaving or trying to make it better. After all, her parents have been married for 55 years and that’s what she had always envisioned for her own life as well. This was a pain she knew…

Until ...continue reading...

Posted in: Seeking Clarity in My Marriage: Should I Stay or Should I Go? | Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Comments | View All
Leave a Comment

I Can’t Leave My Marriage and I Can’t Stop My Affair

“She’s stuck between who she is,

who she wants to be, and

who she should be.” Unknown

 

Maggie has been married to her husband for 19 years. They have two teenage children, a son who is 17 years old and headed off to college soon and a daughter who is 15 years old and thriving in school and sports. Her relationship with her husband isn’t bad, it’s just empty…lonely. They live as roommates and communicate only about the kid’s logistics. At one point, she remembers thinking to herself that she may live the rest of her life ...continue reading...

Posted in: Seeking Clarity in My Marriage: Should I Stay or Should I Go? | Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Comments | View All
Leave a Comment

If You Leave Your Marriage, You Take Yourself with You

“Nothing changes until you do.” Mike Robbins

 

Are you struggling with a decision on whether or not to leave your marriage?

You’re not alone.

Abbey called me and said she was ready to end the 23 year relationship she had with her husband. She said that now that her kids are grown and more independent, she’s really feeling the pain, emptiness and loneliness that has existed between her and her husband for a long time. They haven’t had fun together in years, she feels undermined by him and they’re barely speaking. He’s always angry or depressed and when ...continue reading...

Posted in: Seeking Clarity in My Marriage: Should I Stay or Should I Go? | Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Comments | View All
Leave a Comment

Are You Glad You Made the Decision to Leave Your Marriage?

“The trouble with life isn’t that there is no answer, it’s that there are so many answers.” Ruth Benedict

 

There cannot be a rebirth without the death of something significant. We all love the story of the rebirth and all the new-ness that it brings, but dread the story of death. However, one is not possible without the other. We have to allow things to die and to go away for good before something new can be born.

There are lots of times that struggling women will ask me, Are you glad that you made the decision to ...continue reading...

Posted in: Healing after Heartbreak or Divorce | Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , ,
Comments | View All
Leave a Comment