An emotional affair is where you break the emotional bond with your partner and create one with someone else that has a lot of emotional energy attached to it, as well as sexual energy. ~~Nick Meima
The heart of self-compassion is acceptance, love and tenderness. We need to develop a daily, lifelong practice of being kind to ourselves, forgiving and compassionate to ourselves.
As a relationship and divorce support coach, we offer the 10-week Rebuilding program to those struggling with divorce. Add this powerful and life-changing program to your EAP toolbox.
A divorce ceremony is an ideal way to untie the knot that has become a tangled web. As we go about making a fresh start, we need to leave as much baggage behind us as possible. Once a significant amount of emotional processing and healing has happened, it’s time to create a divorce ceremony.
Children take divorce just as hard as their parents. Not only is the life of the parent changing, but the child’s life has been turned completely upside down.
The first struggle which often accompanies stressful times is a poor self-image. Taking care of yourself and beginning every day looking nice is a rare occurrence when you're feeling emotionally shattered. It is only natural that you are going to feel sad and upset. You may have a hard time moving forward. The important thing is that you take care of yourself. Here are 7 ways to jump-start improving your self-image:
Here are 10 ways you can help a friend going through a divorce or the end of a relationship – before it happens, as it is happening and then after.
Put The Past Behind! I often hear a client say "I thought I put the past behind me but suddenly I found myself thinking hateful thoughts of my ex!" The reality is that until we truly process the feelings, issues or conflicts that brought about divorce it's difficult to put the past behind. Those [...]
Letting go of the pain, sadness, grief and the many challenging emotions involved in ending a relationship is always difficult.
Surviving or Thriving – your choice Surviving divorce is one of the most difficult, stressful, confusing, chaotic and painful times in life. Getting through the process is challenging and has many ups and downs. Some people go into denial blame shame or they start numbing –using: alcohol, exercise, TV, Facebook, pornography, overeating All in an [...]