Taking Necessary Steps

"I guess we get a divorce." Those six words, uttered while sitting in the marriage counselors office, are forever burned into my memory. Those words - words that could never be taken back - marked the turning point. I knew then that I had lost him - no matter how long I held out hope;... Continue Reading →

The Lotus Flower

The meaning of the lotus flower holds such power because it can offer hope and strength to people struggling in their daily lives. It is a symbol that shows that no matter where you start off in life and no matter what you're going through, you have the ability to rise above, overcome all negativity... Continue Reading →

Find Your Tribe

No matter what point you find yourself in life, it is important to surround yourself with people who are there for you no matter what. They may not always realize that they are supporting you, but friends and family are the most important people to have in your life. As I have gone through everything... Continue Reading →

Un-niversary

Today is my wedding anniversary. Legally, technically, still on paper I am married. Today I have been married for 10 years. On this day, 10 years ago, I stood in front of hundreds of family and friends (literally) in the church I was raised in and married my husband. On this day, 10 years ago,... Continue Reading →

Escape

So often I seek escape from this life that has become mine. But there's no real place to escape to. I seek escape from the thoughts that swirl inside my head. I seek escape from the feeling of unease that follows me. I can go outside into the open air and it can still feel... Continue Reading →

In Limbo

One of the hardest parts about divorce is the waiting. Waiting for a final decision from your partner (hoping the nightmare isn't real); waiting for the paperwork; waiting for the court system; waiting to hear back during negotiations; waiting to heal. The waiting means it's hard to know how to feel. The waiting means that... Continue Reading →

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