Focus on getting better. Improve yourself. Take care of yourself. Keep your energy and thoughts off of the actions committed your former spouse/partner. If you have children, make them a priority. Commit to being the Better Ex!
After the Breakup: When Anger Sets In
You have committed to moving on because you realize that the relationship has been holding you back for a very long time.
The Strong Woman’s Guide to Getting Out of Your Own Way
I recently had a friend tell me recently that I need to get out of my own way. At first, I wanted to get a little salty with the feedback I was hearing. But then realized that it is so freakin true! Ha! Okay, I admit it. I have a tendency to get in my... Continue Reading →
Faith and Mental Health: Is Prayer Enough?
CLS Bloggers weigh in on two important health issues - faith and mental health. They answer the question surrounding whether prayer is a sufficient strategy to deal with mental health problems.
I Found What My Soul Needed, He Just Came Too Late
Exploring relationships and love after divorce had been very interesting. I have had the privilege of experiencing a beautiful connection with a man that seems to be all my soul has been longing for. This experience has taught me so much about myself and about the beauty of life and love. Although I have become... Continue Reading →
What Works for Me, Works for Me
Last week, while leaving a meeting, one of the members of the group yells to me, "Happy Easter, Hilda". I respond to her, "Thank you, likewise", and make my way down the hall and out the building. Whenever the traditional Christian holidays come up throughout the year, it can become very awkward for individuals like myself,... Continue Reading →
Embracing My Inner Bitch
The realization hit me that no matter what I did for some folks it would never be enough.
Dating And Social Media
I’m new to the dating game. Not really, but kind of sorta. Let’s start from the beginning. I’ve only been dating post divorce a short time. I was married for about 11 years and dated the ex-husband for another four or so before that. So that takes us back circa 1998. We weren’t using cell... Continue Reading →
Stop Letting Beyonce Convince You To Live Flaws & All
I’m sarcastic and I have a dry sense of humor. When you know me, you know that I always try to inject some type of humor into a situation because, well, life can be a bit stressful if you let it. I know that a lot of people are not built to deal with my... Continue Reading →
Don’t Let Your Relationships Lauryn Hill You
Lauryn Hill came out with one solid album damn near twenty years ago. And yet, in 2017 she still has promoters booking her for events. It makes me wonder. Why? Of course, her name is a draw, and for those of us that loved every word on The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill, I guess there... Continue Reading →