Healing After Divorce

Man absorbed in working on his plan for healing after divorce.

The Divorce Advice You Need For Healing After Divorce

By Dr. Karen Finn / October 18, 2016

These eight tips are the perfect guides for healing after divorce. Around the world, hundreds of thousands of people divorce each year. Some of these divorcees are able to heal and move forward with their lives. And some of these people become bitter and remain miserable for years and years if not the rest of…

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How To Deal With The SH*T People Say When You’re Getting Divorced

By Dr. Karen Finn / September 22, 2016

You never know what people will say, but you don’t have to let their words destroy you. You’d like to believe that people would be kind and compassionate to you when you’re getting divorced. After all it is one of the most stressful things you can go through. And sometimes you’re lucky because people are…

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Woman languishing on the couch because she got stuck while dealing with divorce.

7 Reasons People Get Stuck While Dealing With Divorce

By Dr. Karen Finn / September 19, 2016

Once you know these reasons, you won’t stay stuck for long while dealing with your divorce. Nobody wants to admit that they get stuck along the way in dealing with their divorce it would be like admitting to yet another shortcoming. “My marriage failed and I can’t get over it!” Making a statement like that…

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Man who knows how to be happy as he is healing after divorce.

How To Be Happy As You’re Healing After Divorce

By Dr. Karen Finn / August 29, 2016

By using these three keys one after the other, you’ll find happiness again. The pain of divorce is unrelenting. And understandably so because your world has crumbled to dust. The one person who promised they’d love you forever is gone and replaced by a stranger who only looks like your ex. The home you shared…

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Letting Go Is The First Step Of Divorce Recovery

By Dr. Karen Finn / August 2, 2016

This exercise will jump start your divorce recovery. One of the most difficult parts of getting over your divorce is letting go. Letting go of the past, letting go of the hurt and confusion, along with letting go of the dreams and plans you had for the future together seem to require Herculean efforts. And…

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Feeling like a failure, a woman hides her face in her hands.

Divorced? How To Stop Feeling Like A Failure

By Dr. Karen Finn / August 1, 2016

You really haven’t lost your identity along with everything else even though it feels like it now. The losses you suffer when you divorce can seem never ending. Each realization of loss sends you deeper and deeper into grief. At times it can feel as if you’re drowning in the sadness (or maybe it’s just…

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Conquering Depression Post-Divorce

By Dr. Karen Finn / August 1, 2016

Like all good plans, this one is extremely simple and effective. Divorce really takes it out of you. It’s an f-ing life changing event that’s thrown unexpectedly your way by the one person who promised to love you for the rest of your life. But…Surprise! (in a really horrible way) They don’t love you anymore.…

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5 Powerful Reasons You MUST Forgive Your Ex

By Dr. Karen Finn / July 14, 2016

No, you don’t have to like what they did, but you do have to like love you. Forgiveness. It’s a powerful word because it evokes a myriad of thoughts and emotions. Anger about the unfairness of it all. Revenge because they deserve to feel as much pain as you do. Justice because they need to…

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Woman trapped in her fears while dealing with divorce.

Dealing With Divorce And The Fears That Are Keeping You Stuck

By Dr. Karen Finn / May 12, 2016

Dealing with divorce effectively requires you to conquer your fears. There are few things more frightening getting divorced and realizing that you’re all alone. You’re alone with your daily activities. You’re alone with your kids (when you have them). And you’re alone with your thoughts. And all of this aloneness breeds fear which makes dealing…

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Man looking up thinking about his healing after divorce.

How Your MBTI Type Impacts Healing After Divorce

By Dr. Karen Finn / March 28, 2016

Use your MBTI type to get over your divorce more quickly. No matter how you look at it, divorce sucks. All divorcing couples battle with the drama and trauma of ending their marriage – even if they do it very differently as individuals. Despite the same basic struggle, we each suffer through healing after divorce…

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Bearded man looking down and thinking about his healing after divorce.

The Most Important Skill You Need For Healing After Divorce

By Dr. Karen Finn / February 29, 2016

And it’s fun to learn too! Healing after divorce is really challenging because the end of your marriage itself is so traumatic. Your life gets ripped apart all at once and again and again as you struggle to find a new equilibrium, a new way of living – on your own. It’s kinda like divorce is…

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Woman crying while she's struggling with surviving divorce.

Surviving Divorce: Face Your Fears And Wipe Away Your Tears

By Dr. Karen Finn / February 25, 2016

Surviving divorce requires grief, courage and action. Healing after the end of your marriage is hard. It’s not for the weak by any stretch of the imagination. And yet the pain of it all makes even the strongest wonder if surviving divorce is something they’ll be able to do or not. The true hurt of…

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