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Reflections on my last year as The Divorce Doula

The year is¬†quickly coming to a close so I thought it was high time I dusted off my keyboard and write what may well be my final post as The Divorce Doula. My blog post well has run dry as of late for a couple of reasons, not the least of which is that I […]

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Same-sex marriage, divorce and love in the second act

I was on Twitter this morning & realized that I retweeted an article outlining 7 signs that you should divorce right after I sent a tweet celebrating the Supreme Court of the United States’ historic ruling legalizing same-sex marriage nationwide. I had to smile: in my world, marriage is followed by divorce in 140 characters […]

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Welcome to the Afterwife

One of my favourite photos is of my youngest son & I, taken on a beach in Ixtapa, Mexico. He’s just turned 4 years old and I am holding his tiny body next to mine with one arm. We’re looking at each other and laughing as the waves crash around us. The photo was taken […]

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Why did we divorce anyway? Hint: it wasn’t about sex, power or money

Today I am honoured to share a guest post from a truly amazing teacher, spirit and guide, therapist Michael Talbot-Kelly. I had the pleasure of meeting and working with Michael (or MTK, as he’s known) at a retreat this Spring and his unique brand of wholistic psychotherapy, spiritual storytelling and compassion helped me through a […]

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Happy anti-versary to me: the 5 most important things I’ve learned since my divorce

A special man sent me a text this morning wishing me a happy 5th anniversary. It wasn’t OUR anniversary he was recognizing but the 5th anniversary of my divorce¬†. It’s hard to believe that it’s been 5 years since my marriage ended (not to mention that it was on this day 20 years ago that […]

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