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7 Lessons I’ve Learned From Heartbreak

7 Lessons I’ve Learned From Heartbreak
There isn’t a simple cure for heartbreak. There just isn’t. Sometimes you have to flow with it, feel it, and probably most important, learn from it so that you can heal and move forward. As a relationship coach, there are specific topics that I am often asked about by those I coach, but a topic that most of my clients suffer from most is the power of heartbreak. It is crippling, debilitating emotionally and physically, and it can set back even the strongest among us. Here are 7 Lessons I’ve learned from heartbreak that will help you move on and forward: 1. It isn’t always about y...
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Warning Signs That You May be in a Toxic Relationship (Part 3) on @RTRLRadio

Warning Signs That You May be in a Toxic Relationship (Part 3) on @RTRLRadio
What happens when we choose to stay in a toxic relationship? What if you are married to a toxic person? How do you know if you should get a divorce? We do intensive research before buying a house, a car, or even a new stereo. Rarely do we take the same steps to make sure we are entering a healthy relationship. But relationships touch every aspect of our lives. They affect us emotionally, spiritually, and physically. Often we feel we're in too deep by the time we realize something is wrong. Once we suspect we're in a toxic relationship, we need to do some serious thinking. Choosing to rem...
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How you know when it’s time to end a relationship?—The Orion Group Podcast

How you know when it’s time to end a relationship?—The Orion Group Podcast
The end of the year is a time when people reflect on their lives. They think about eliminating that which is not serving them to make way for the new. This includes relationships. Is your relationships working? Can it be repaired? Or is it time to move on? In this episode of the Orion Group Podcast, Robert Dunn and I discuss the signs of when it's time to let someone go. LISTEN ON iTunes You are capable of receiving love. There is a relationship that will work for you. Sometimes all you need is a nudge in the right direction. If you are struggling with your current relationship, ...
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My Chat on Love Flicks—Divorce, Loneliness, Dating, and Self Love

My Chat on Love Flicks—Divorce, Loneliness, Dating, and Self Love
   How can women cope with loneliness after a divorce? How do our thoughts about ourselves affect the people we attract? How can you meet the right man? How can you approach them? Hilary DeCesare is an executive coach and creator of ReLaunch love, an innovative program that relaunches the love lives of single executive women. Watch as we discuss all these issues in this episode of Love Flicks.  
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How You Can Find Love Again After A Break-Up

How You Can Find Love Again After A Break-Up
If you are or have gone through a break-up, it is one of the most difficult and jarring experiences you will face in your life. The sudden loss of someone you held dear and close and love can feel similar to the feelings you have when you lose a loved one to death.  At the onset, it can look hopeless and feel as though you will never find love again. When you have been in a long-term relationship with someone, it's difficult to move forward because of the time and energy you have invested in your relationship. You thought it would work. And when it doesn't, it is devastating. Love may se...
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6 Definite Signs It’s Time To Let Go Of Someone You Love

6 Definite Signs It’s Time To Let Go Of Someone You Love
Even a relationship that starts off great can suddenly take a turn in another direction unexpectedly. And irrespective of what you are taught and told, fairytale endings don’t exist in relationships. Don’t get me wrong. You can have a great relationship with someone and which can feel mystic, warm, and euphoric. But, love is much more complicated than that. It is why when you are trying to figure out if you should stay or leave a relationship, it is a decision that can easily torment you. Here are some clear signs to help you know when to walk away from your significant other versus staying p...
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Couples In Successful Relationships Realize These 7 Things

Couples In Successful Relationships Realize These 7 Things
On a recent plane trip home, I queued up my Netflix download of Chris Rock’s most recent comedy special, Tambourine. If you know anything about Chris Rock, he is one of the most prolific comedians and is always direct, candid, shockingly honest and funny at the same time. I was prepared to laugh, but what surprised me about Chris’s comedy set was his high level of introspection about his relationship with his now ex-wife who he recently divorced. The relationship advice he offered reminded me that if you look at couples in long-lasting relationships, they generally share these similar traits....
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7 Things To Remember When You’re Trying To Love Despite Feeling Broken

7 Things To Remember When You’re Trying To Love Despite Feeling Broken
Learning to trust and love again after someone has shattered your heart is perhaps one of the most challenging things you do. Once someone violates your trust and disrespects you, it can feel as though it’s impossible for you to recover from heartbreak. But, the good news is that you can.Here are some immediate steps to help you get there: You Are Not Alone 1. Realize we are all broken, and you are not alone. No one is perfect and don’t let them ever make you think you are ‘less-then’ because of the experiences you have had. Everyone and I mean every single person, brings some baggage to...
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3 Expertly Approved Ways You Can Make Dating Less Challenging

3 Expertly Approved Ways You Can Make Dating Less Challenging
Dating can be difficult for a myriad of reasons. As a relationship coach, and as someone who was married, divorced, dated as a single woman, dated as a divorcee, and as a single parent, dating was one of my least favorite things to do. Often, I would purposefully sabotage my relationships out the gate. I would find ways to discredit and disown any feelings I may have or develop for someone by immediately focusing on what was wrong with them versus paying attention to what was right. And also ignoring what I needed to do to improve who I was as a person. It was my protective shield and self-d...
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Dating After 40 — Here’s The Bright Side

Dating After 40 — Here’s The Bright Side
I don’t know about you, but I can’t take another heartbreaking story about it being nearly impossible to find love if you are not in your 20’s or 30’s. Life is what you make it! And sorry, but your age doesn’t determine if your shot at love will be better or worse. Roadmap to Love As a Relationship Coach, I have helped clients of different ages find love. And guess what; no one has a higher probability of success in love based upon their age, physical appearance, and sexiness. The opportunity for love exists for each and everyone of us. But, if I had to take an educated guess, t...
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