A Way Through the Weeds:

Guidance for women navigating divorce and abuse

Opening the Door to Self-Care

I did not grow up in a culture of female self-care. I grew up in a culture of female others-care. Making meals, doing laundry, managing...

Helping Your Child Overcome Abuse

There are few things in life worse than watching your child in pain, particularly when that pain has been inflicted by someone who was...

Do I Really Need my Own Lawyer?

**Remember, I am not a lawyer. Consult an actual lawyer before making any permanent determinations about your divorce. The following...

Is it Really Abuse?

I thought I knew what abuse was. Physical violence that left marks. Unwanted sexual activities. Screaming at someone for every...

You Will Sparkle Again

A couple of years ago, I was grocery shopping and feeling a bit blah. My husband had asked me for a divorce, I'd hired a lawyer, and the...