Pain Eventually Leads To Peace

Welcome to December! As you reflect over 2019’s highs and lows, you most likely wished the lows were non-existent. However, what I have learned to be true is that the pain of the lows is necessary for peace. It would appear that the highs in life would be all the peace one needs, but in order to obtain peace, pain usually occurs first. What was the most painful experience you had this year? Was it […]

What Do You Do When Your Partner No Longer Wants To Be With You?

Most of us have experienced a bad breakup due to betrayal or a partner telling us they have fallen out of love with us or maybe we were the one who fell out of love with them. Falling out of love doesn’t necessarily mean that you no longer care or love that person, it may mean that you’ve come to the realization that love has transitioned to a new meaning or you no longer choose […]

What’s Your Love Language?

On my October, LifeLoveMarriageDivorce Podcast my guest and I mentioned The 5 Love Languages by Dr. Gary Chapman. If you haven’t read this book, I highly recommended it. Dr. Chapman writes about 5 love languages that identify how we prefer to be loved. After my podcast, I decided to revisit my book that is marked with highlights on almost every page. It was helpful in identifying the love language that speaks directly to my heart. […]

Rules For Divorce

Most couples get married with the intent of honoring their martial vows until death due them part. However, what’s intended doesn’t always occur. Unfortunately, divorce happens to many of us but it’s not because people don’t try. I thought I would be married forever but realized that my thoughts weren’t aligned with my reality. The idea of marrying my high school sweetheart appeared to be the next logical step in our relationship. We definitely loved […]

We Do Not See Things As They Are-We See Them As We Are

“We do not see things as they are. We see them as we are.” — The Talmud What a profound quote of awakening if we dare to be honest about how we see ourselves. For instance, if you have a negative outlook on life then skepticism will prevent you from not trusting others. If you were betrayed in a relationship then bitterness may cause you to believe that “all men and women cheat” which clearly […]