Separating from your partner, particularly when your lives have become entwined, can be one of the most painful and liberating experiences you will ever encounter. There are no quick fixes or easy solutions but there is always light at the end of the tunnel. As a coach, divorcee and keen observer of people and relationships, this is what I have learned.
My husband David and I have been married for ten years. I was 35 when we got married and even though I had worked in relationships education for several years at the time – it still came as a bit of a shock. Theory is one thing – practice is quite another!
So I was walking through Liverpool Street station in London yesterday, and was delighted to see so many images of hearts and messages of love. As a dating coach I was filled with warmth. I am a sucker for positive messages and lovely reminders. And then I remembered - oh, yeah, it’s Valentine’s next month...
It is easy to be glib about money and say that it does not matter, but of course it does. It frees us from the tyranny of others and allows us to enjoy rich and diverse experiences. However to follow the theme of Decembers issue of Psychologies magazine, money is not in and of itself enough to make us happy.
Just because you aren't struck by the lightning rod of love, doens't mean it isn't 'something'...
Every family is different. In fact I think we all perhaps believe that our own family is the oddest or most unique. We are led to believe everyone else's looks like they do on the TV adverts when they are smiling at each other from over the top of a cereal box!
Looking at the first dating roadblock. A follow on from the article and webinar of the same name (August Issue).