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New Huffington Post Article

Category : Huffington Post


If you or someone you know is getting a divorce, my latest article for The Huffington Post covers 5 positive things that come out of a first marriage: Almost everybody I’ve come across who’s over 50 and was going through their first divorce said adamantly, “I will never get married again.” A few years later, ...

Divorce Ritual: Fly Fly Away

Category : Divorce Party, Healing


I threw a divorce party recently for a client and there was lots of humor and healing! One of the reasons my divorce parties are unique from others is because of the rituals that my divorcees perform during each event. Not only do they bring structure to the party, but each ritual performed gives way ...

Greeting Card For Your Ex?

Category : Holidays


Do you still send your ex a holiday card after a divorce? For years, I just let the holidays go by. Then, I realized that we had spent so many holidays and birthdays together. You just can’t forget the whole thing. I did some thinking about it. I vote on sending your ex a card. ...

Thanksgiving As A New Divorcee

Category : Holidays, Huffington Post


I wrote an article for The Huffington Post about divorce and Thanksgiving. If you’re newly divorced, it may be helpful. Hope you enjoy it!: With Thanksgiving right around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about what you’re thankful for this year. If you’re newly divorced, you’re probably thankful to be free and moving on. ...

Drinking and Divorce

Category : Divorce Rate, News


There’s a recent study that came out that discusses drinking in marriage and how the divorce rate is raised if only one spouse drinks heavily. If they both drink, it’s not a problem. In a new article by Science 2.0, they write: Drinking and marriage don’t mix – unless both spouses do, according to a ...

My Article About “Enough Said” in The Huffington Post

Category : Huffington Post, Movies


My latest article for the Huffington Post was just put online. It’s entitled “What the Movie Enough Said Tells Us About Exes and Relationships.” Here is some of the article: The movie Enough Said is the perfect example of what is right for one person may not be right for someone else. James Gandolfini plays ...

A New Divorce Ritual

Category : Divorce Ritual, Ex-Spouse, The Divorce Ritual


We all spend a lot of time on our cell phones.  Yesterday, while going to my “favorites,” I realized there’s another ritual that is dramatic and quite serious.  This Divorce Ritual is called “Not a ‘Favorite’ Any Longer” and it involves deleting your ex from your list of favorites on your phone. While it only takes you one second to hit the ...

Nigella Lawson Does Not Speak Out About Her Ex

Category : Celebrity


Celebrity chef Nigella Lawson is keeping quiet after her split from her ex Charles Saatchi.  Vanity Fair is planning on running an article about their split and she chose not to cooperate with them. It appears that Vanity Fair will go along with the article anyway. Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise handled their divorce well. But whether you are ...

The Next Chapter Podcast

Category : Divorce Party, Divorce Ritual, Holidays


I recently did a podcast interview with The Next Chapter, a wonderful site that helps women through divorce. We discuss my book “The Divorce Ritual: Get Up, Get Out and Get On With Your Life” as well as share some helpful tips. You can listen to it by clicking here. Follow The Next Chapter on twitter.

HuffPost Live Today at 4PM EST

Category : Divorce Party, Huffington Post


I will be on HuffPost Live today at 4pm EST discussing divorce parties and my book “The Divorce Ritual.”