Love After Love, Love after Divorce

Love After Love (by Derek Walcott, recipient of the 1992 Nobel Prize in Literature), is a reminder that you are enough.   The time will come when, with elation, you will greet yourself arriving at your own door, in your own mirror, and each will smile at the other’s welcome,   and say sit here. […]

Live your life for today. - Allison Pescosolido, M.A.

Divorce and Major Illnesses (Cancer, Heart Disease, Lung Disease and Stroke)

A new study by Amelia Karraker and Kenzie Latham (both at the University of Michigan Institute for Social Research) shows that divorce amongst older married couples rises when the wife (not the husband) gets a disease.  The main illnesses being cancer, heart disease, lung disease and stroke.  An article in the University of Michigan’s Institute […]

Give yourself the freedom to make mistakes and learn from them. - Allison Pescosolido M.A.

Learn From the Mistakes in Your Divorce

“Give yourself the freedom to make mistakes and learn from them.” – Allison Pescosolido M.A.

Divorce presents the opportunity to save yourself and become your own hero.

5 Common Divorce Mistakes

Trying to Be Friends. You need to spend time on yourself, not redefining your relationship. Set boundaries and stick with them. Going It Alone. You use a professional to fix your car; you should use one for your health as well. Get professional help during your divorce. Lawyers for the business side, Mental Health Professionals […]

Change Happens with Small Steps in Relationships

“Change happens when you take small steps of courage.” – Allison Pescosolido M.A.