Six Things I Learned From Being in a Bad Marriage

I’m over at DivorcedMoms.com again today talking about all the things you can learn about yourself as you emerge from a bad marriage and divorce.   Or you can check it out on The Huffington Post! Image Credit: (Edited) “Yoga” by arztsamui / freedigitalphotos.net Follow Live by Surprise on Twitter, Google+, Facebook, Pinterest and Bloglovin Live by SurpriseWant Live By Surprise in Read More

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What’s Your Favorite Divorce Movie?

This week on DivorcedMoms.com, I’ve looked through some of my favorite divorce movies for my favorite quotes about divorce.  Have a look! What’s your favorite divorce movie? (Gif courtesy “War of the Roses”) Follow Live by Surprise on Twitter, Google+, Facebook, Pinterest and Bloglovin Live by SurpriseWant Live By Surprise in your inbox?  Click here to join our mailing list or follow Live by Read More

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12 Ways to Divorce with Your Self Respect and Dignity in Tact

Have you ever been the recipient of bad divorce advice?  You know what I’m talking about – the whole “stay in the house”, “sling mud – it’s better for court”, “crush him/her” line.  The advice that will lead to you lining your lawyer’s pockets with gold. I’ve read a few articles giving advice like that Read More

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8 Dating Dealbreakers After Divorce

We all have are own little list of the things that we’re willing to accept or not accept in a partner – and your list might become even stricter after divorce.  Maybe you can’t stand the new guy because one of his toes is bigger than the other.  Maybe she has hair on her back Read More

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10 Things I Learned About Sex After My Divorce

In America, it’s common to get married young without a lot of sexual experience. Oftentimes, people who marry young have had one to two partners prior to their spouse – and even in today’s landscape, it’s possible to marry your first lover. After marriage, sex becomes vanilla.  After children arrive, you get into parenting, and Read More

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Top Ten Comfort Foods When You’re in the Throes of a Divorce

Are you in the midst of a divorce and it doesn’t feel like it’s ever going to end?  Having trouble sleeping, thinking, eating?  Submerge yourself in the nostalgic and comforting foods of your youth.  Check out my top ten divorce comfort foods on DivorcedMoms.com. Follow Live by Surprise on Twitter, Google+, Facebook, Pinterest and Bloglovin   Live by SurpriseWant Live By Read More

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Co-Parenting with a High Conflict Ex

There’s one thing that you don’t really think about when you’re in a high conflict marriage and you want to get out. If you have kids chances are if you do “get out” you’ll still be stuck “in” because you’re a parent. Read my article about co-parenting with a high conflict ex on DivorcedMoms.com.   Read More

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Single Mom? Or SuperMom?

Have you ever wondered what the job description for a single mother would look like?  Do you think you’d have applied for the job if you’d read the job description first? Take a look at my SuperMom Job Description at DivorcedMoms.com. Live by SurpriseWant Live By Surprise in your inbox?  Click here to join our mailing Read More

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8 Tips to Survive Divorcing a Narcissist

Feel like your sanity is on the edge as you leave your narcissist partner? Divorcing someone with a pathological personality disorder can be crazy making. You must guard your emotions and you may need to take some counter-intuitive steps to come out the other side with your dignity intact. With some careful planning and a little Read More

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Can You Look Away? Celebrity Divorce Train Wrecks

The internet has made celebrity gossip even easier to follow. Relationships blossom and then crash and burn before our eyes. I have a lot of admiration for “real life” couples who are able to put their interests aside and work to make their children happy. But when you’re in the spotlight, as so many celebrities Read More

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