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Single Parent: When You Can’t Get Along With Your Ex

In a perfect world, there would be no such thing as an Ex. People would love like they are meant to, marriages would thrive and love would win every time. But in the broken world we actually reside in, life throws punches. Sucker punches at times. And we find ourselves single and maneuvering our children through waters we never even …

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Forgiving My Abuser

Last month I shared about suffering from domestic violence in my past relationships. As I researched the statistics on domestic violence for the article, God moved my heart to respond. (Read more here: From Victim to Victor | Overcoming Domestic Abuse and Divorce) Today, I’m sharing the rest of the story about God asking me to forgive my abuser. My …

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Why Wisdom Is The Key To Everything In Life

The Book of Proverbs holds a very dear place in my heart. Many years ago, I found myself in a terrible situation – an abusive marriage. I didn’t know what to do or how to handle things most of the time. I began reading one chapter of Proverbs every day and praying that God would give me the wisdom to …

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From Victim To Victor: Overcoming Domestic Abuse And Divorce

I am a victor over domestic violence. I do not define myself by my experience. I rarely talk about it unless I’m sitting across the table or room from someone who is weeping as they tell the horrific stories of abuse that have occurred in their life. Yet our televisions and magazines are full of 48 Hours and Dateline stories …

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First Christmas Morning Without My Kids

“Joy to the World” was playing on the car radio, but I did not feel any joy in my world. It was five days before Christmas — the first Christmas since my divorce and the first one I would spend without my children. They were born like “stair steps” — three babies in 37 months. The older two were in …

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3 Tips On Surviving Divorce

Even though divorce has become commonplace and the court system has become efficient at accommodating divorce requests for nearly half of all marriages, it is still devastating. Though it may alleviate the pressure of a failed marriage, it is still painful. It most definitely sucks—it sucks the life out of you, your spouse, your children born from the marriage, your …

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4 Preparations For A Trip Through Change

I recently met with a mother of young children whose husband has left. He has a girlfriend and has filed for divorce. Her heart and life are ripped to shreds. She is looking directly into a deep and rugged path through a long valley. If you are in such a place, realize that you are facing a rough path, and …

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Scars On My Tongue

My tongue is full of scars from having to bite it … often. Oh, it was so hard at times not to let it out.  I have been divorced for more than 10 years. My daughter was 3 when my divorce was final. It wasn’t an easy divorce … what divorce is? I was hurt. I was devastated. I was …

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Interview With Author John Greco: Broken Vows

Everyone loves the holidays, right? Well—not exactly. If life is going great, sure, this might be the “most wonderful time of the year.” But—for those in the middle of relational hardship or pain, this time of year might be most difficult of all. Is it possible to be thankful—even hopeful—when life is a mess? Meet John Greco. In a matter …

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Is Conflict With Your Ex Hurting The Kids?

Parental Conflict Hurts Kids

I have a friend who is divorced. In this day and age, we all do. By the time you get to my age (mid 40’s), you’ve seen way too many crumbling marriages, destroyed relationships and personal ugliness. Although it is sad to watch and makes me angry at the enemy for destroying a covenant that God loves, I’m more grieved …

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