Dealing With Grief

Learning how to heal divorce heartbreak will require shedding a few tears.

How To Heal Divorce Heartbreak So You Can Move On With Your Life

By Dr. Karen Finn / June 23, 2018

These 13 steps will help you figure out how to heal from divorce heartbreak. Going through a divorce is one of the most agonizing experiences you’ll ever face. And when you’re going through it, you’ll yearn for answers to your nearly incessant questions: How can I heal my divorce heartbreak? Will I hurt like this…

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Woman sitting on the floor by her bed sobbing with grief after a divorce.

How To Get Through Grief After A Divorce

By Dr. Karen Finn / April 10, 2018

Healing from your divorce will teach you a lot about yourself – if you’re willing to learn. It doesn’t matter which side of the divorce decision you’re on or the reason for the decision. The end of a marriage that began with dreams of happily ever after is heartbreaking. It’s OK to experience grief after…

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The 5 Things You HAVE To Do To FINALLY Get Over Your Break Up

By Dr. Karen Finn / March 20, 2017

Because it takes more than booze and ice cream to truly heal. It doesn’t matter if this is the first time or the hundredth time – break ups suck. Logically, you know you’d never want a relationship with someone who doesn’t want you. But logic isn’t where you go when you get the news that…

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Peaceful woman who knows the secret to dealing with anger due to grief about divorce.

5 Tips For Dealing With Anger Due To Grief About Divorce

By Dr. Karen Finn / March 16, 2017

Finally learning how to deal with your anger in a healthy way is an unexpected benefit of divorce. Almost everyone who goes through divorce gets angry about it. Your anger may only register as a sense of frustration, or it may be as overwhelming as rage, or something in between these two extremes. But that…

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How To Stay Sane When Your Spouse Has Filed For Divorce

By Dr. Karen Finn / March 7, 2017

Your old life is over. Here’s how to start your new one. When you find out your spouse has filed for divorce, it’s pretty normal to feel disbelief – like there must be some mistake. There’s no way they would just throw in the towel like that … would they? Once they confirm that they…

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Woman smiling because she knows you'll get over your divorce.

How To Boost Your Self-Confidence (And Get Over Your Divorce Faster)

By Dr. Karen Finn / March 7, 2017

Use these 3 tips for building your self-confidence and get over your divorce. Failure. That’s what divorce is. It’s the failure of a marriage. Divorce is NOT your personal failure. Yet that’s what almost everyone who gets divorced struggles with – the belief that they are now and forever more a failure of the worst…

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Learning how to deal with loneliness can feel like you’re lost and adrift at sea.

How To Deal With Loneliness When You Divorce

By Dr. Karen Finn / January 23, 2017

These 11 tips will help you escape from the isolation of loneliness after divorce. Divorce catapults you into a stormy sea of emotions. Anger, disbelief and loneliness are just a few of the overpowering emotions you experience as you deal with the end of your marriage. Learning to deal with each of them is critical…

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Yes, Homosexual Divorce Hurts Too (DUH!)

By Dr. Karen Finn / January 2, 2017

Even “nice” prejudices cause more harm than good. I’m sick and tired of all the divisiveness we’re subjected to every day here in the US. Our culture seems to thrive on the us vs. them mentality. We see it in the way people segregate themselves into groups with a strong loyalty that often transcends logic…

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There’s A MAJOR Reason ‘The Divorce Diet’ Sounds Too Good To Be True

By Dr. Karen Finn / December 13, 2016

I know I’m not your mother, but you HAVE to eat. Even though my ex-husband and I knew divorcing was the best answer for resolving our issues, actually going through and getting over it was one of the most difficult experiences I have had. The transition was so painful I sometimes wondered if I would…

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Dark-haired woman holding her hand out in a stop gesture.

How To Heal From Divorce? Stop Doing This

By Dr. Karen Finn / December 5, 2016

Not doing this one thing will change EVERYTHING! Your logical mind knows the fact that thousands of people survive divorce every year. However, the rest of you isn’t so sure you’ll be one of them. You’re facing too many changes, too many losses. You’re not sure if you have the strength to continue on. You’re…

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How Do I Know Things Are Going To Be Alright?

By Dr. Karen Finn / December 5, 2016

The first step is to choose to make them that way – no matter what. Horror. Destruction. Betrayal. Loss. Grief. Fear. Pain. Loneliness. Guilt. Rejection. Shock. Disbelief. Anger. These are just a few 1-word descriptions of divorce. Although they’re each powerful, none of these words evoke any positive thoughts. And that’s because they are all…

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A man wandering alone thinking about how to deal with loneliness.

How To Immediately Deal With The Loneliness Of Divorce

By Dr. Karen Finn / December 1, 2016

You need these 6 tips to help you learn how to deal with loneliness after divorce. Losing your marriage to divorce is one of the most difficult losses you’ll ever experience. What you’ve lost is so much more than just a marriage. Among so many losses, you’ve also lost a way of life, your dreams…

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