I can’t preach about making the most out of a divorce. I have yet to do that.
Walking away is not taking the easy way out. Walking away from a life of sadness and hostility was one of the bravest things I have ever done.
This is what works for us. This is what got our attention and gets to keep it: give each other your first and your best.
I left my husband for another man.
Express your needs clearly and calmly. If you are requesting a change in your relationship, try to make one request at a time so your dad doesn’t feel overwhelmed.
She will assume that you are going to hurt her until you prove her wrong. She will assume that your relationship is going to end in fire and flames unless you show her that it can be different.
Love means risking occasionally getting your feelings hurt; it’s a price you have to pay for intimacy because you and your partner are being vulnerable with each other.
I don’t blame it entirely on him or me but I blame it on my age. I felt like my life was ruined.
Trying to change someone is deadly to an intimate relationship.