January 30, 2017

Are You Ready to Date? I found Out the Hard Way I Wasn’t

Are you embarrassed to talk about somethings that happened in your past? You may not be ready to date.  I found this out the hard way! About a year ago, […]
December 19, 2016

Christmas Gifts for the Kids of Your Ex’s New Wife

Would you do it? Could you do it?  Buy Christmas gifts for the two kids of your ex’s new wife? Let’s say that filing for divorce wasn’t your idea.  And […]
December 12, 2016

Taking Your Freedom without Failure

About 2/3 of all people who file for divorce in the US are women.  Many of whom really struggle with feelings of regret and failure, especially if they feel like […]
December 5, 2016

If My Husband Wants A Divorce, He Should Pay for It

What if your husband left you for another woman after almost 20 years of marriage.  For most of your marriage, he didn’t work. You were the sole bread winner.  Now, […]
November 28, 2016

Where to Start When You’re Starting Over

This is from a post in a public divorce support group. A 40 year old woman with three kids is in the middle of a divorce.  She’s felt that she’s […]
November 21, 2016

Love: We Weren’t Talking About the Same Thing

When someone you love hurts you so deeply, it makes you question everything you thought was true about men, relationships and marriage, fear and doubt try to root themselves in […]
November 14, 2016

10 Things You Should Know Before Your Divorce

If you’re thinking about divorce, this article is for you. I am always surprised at some of the responses I get when I ask, “what do you wish you knew […]
November 7, 2016

I Got Distracted And Messed Up!

This is a lesson in stopping the running around in my own agenda, recognizing that God wants to remind me of something and taking the time to listen to His […]
October 31, 2016

Toxic People – 5 Ways to Neutralize Them!

Unless you live in a bubble or you’re a hermit, it’s just about impossible to eliminate toxic people from having an impact on your life to one degree or another. […]
October 24, 2016

5 Ways to Know You’re Ready to Get Back Into Dating

Recently, this question has come up for me and for so many of my friends. This past spring, I thought that I was ready to get back into the dating […]
October 17, 2016

What’s the Rush for Adrienne Bailon?

Is this Keshia Knight Pulliam all over again? The rock on talk show host Adrienne Bailon’s finger would make just about any woman envious.  The whirlwind romantic courtship between Adrienne […]
October 10, 2016

Advice On Starting Your Conversation About Divorce

A woman in her late 40’s posted a comment asking for advice on how to start the conversation about divorce.  She describes her husband as her best friend for almost […]
October 3, 2016

Under New Management? 5 Warning Signs That Show He Hasn’t Changed

You’ve cut him loose.  It’s over. Your done.  But a short time later, maybe just a few days or weeks, he says he’s ready to be a different guy.  He’s […]
September 26, 2016

Don’t Give Your Boyfriend Husband Privileges

I’m going to get right to the point.  Not all, but some men like to have things as good as they can have it.  They have no intention of ever […]
September 19, 2016

Spying On Each Other To Get A Leg Up Is A Game You’re Likely To Lose

If you’re at a place where you’re thinking about filing for divorce or you have filed and are still in the divorce process, many people feel the urge to find […]
September 12, 2016

2 Words of Wisdom 2016 Laura Would Say to 1986 Laura

“No tricks in the class of ’86” is what I use to say my senior year in high school.  I actually thought that was cool…uhhhh!  I guess what I was […]
September 5, 2016

3 Ways to Manage Stress During and After Divorce

Well, let me be candid here…It’s been 2 years since my divorce and I’m one year into the process of reinventing myself.  I decided to write this article because right […]
August 28, 2016

5 Ways to Get Back On Your Feet Financially After Your Breakup

The financial decisions you make when you split from your husband are crucial both during and after your divorce.  If you’re still in the divorce process, deciding how to divide […]
August 21, 2016

3 Things to Survive Back To School When You’re In the Middle of A Divorce

Aside from January, most popular time for filing the divorce is at the end of the school year.  Now that it’s time for back to school, there are things that […]
August 14, 2016

Forgiving Your Ex Is for You, Not Them

I talk a lot about forgiveness.   I think it’s because I was such a slave to anger and resentment as a teenager and young adult, it really lead me […]
August 7, 2016

You Can Walk Through Pain Without Bitterness

The enemy never fights fair!  He usually comes to harm you physically and/or emotionally when you’re a defenseless child.  He wants to plant seeds of hatred, fear and bitterness, so […]
August 1, 2016

The Keshia Knight Pulliam Divorce Shines A Light On Dysfunction Between Black Men and Black Women

The Way Black Men and Women Relate to Each Other is Broken What would drive a black man, who is in the public eye, to abandon his famous pregnant wife […]
April 26, 2016

Step Out of Your Usual Routine and Try Something New!

So many times we get into a deep rut after a breakup from a marriage or a long-term relationship.  There is a time where we need to heal.  But sometimes […]
April 14, 2016

3 Ways to Escape Bitterness After Your Divorce

Ok.  So you’ve had some low-down, dirty, rotten things done to you when you were  married.  Then you had to fight off some dumb nonsense, childish stupidity and nasty tactics […]
April 3, 2016

If A Man Says to You, “I Don’t Normally Date Sistas”, Turn and Run Like Hell (Part 2)

Last week we mentioned the primary reason why you should avoid men who say that they don’t date black women. Lets take a moment to touch on how most black […]
March 31, 2016

If A Man Says to You, “I Don’t Normally Date Sistas”, Turn and Run Like Hell!

Some people may read this article and think that I’m out to vilify all black men. Nothing could be further from the truth.  This is from my perspective, as a […]
March 23, 2016

Take A Deep Breath!

Besides Christmas time, this is the time of year that women, particularly single moms, can get overwhelmed. You had to change your schedule to make up for the fact that […]
March 20, 2016

Dating Dilemma for 40 Something Women

I have to admit.  It’s work being out in the dating world again.  I met my ex when I was 17 year old. So, I didn’t have a lot of […]
March 16, 2016

I’ve Messed Everything Up and Now I’m Losing My Relationship

Sally* has been married for 14 years. But when she turned 40 two years ago, she took a good look at her life and decided that she wasn’t satisfied.  She […]
March 13, 2016

There’s No Reason to be Embarrassed by Who Your Ex Chooses to Be

So many people feel shame and embarrassment because of who their ex chooses to be right now in their lives.  Whether it stems from the choices that your ex makes, […]
March 2, 2016

2 Helpful Tips on Coping After Your Breakup

We all know that breakups can cause stress, depression, loneliness and a host of other negative emotions. You can start to have problems with focus and concentration that play a […]
February 24, 2016

3 Ways You Can Support Your Friend After Divorce

So your good friend is at the end of her divorce.  It’s often an awkward time.  You’re not sure how your friend might be feeling today.  She’s taken off her […]
February 21, 2016

Just Press Delete on the Negative Guy You’re Dating

It happens to the best of us.  A handsome, charismatic man comes up to us, starts a conversation and has us laughing.  He is upbeat, positive and engaging.  He looks […]
February 19, 2016

Your Ex Is Remarried and Now Wants Custody of the Kids

You’re single mom trying to juggle everything and then some. As the song goes, “Money is Too Tight to Mention” and the end of the month is looking pretty scary […]
June 11, 2017

3 Most Common Mistakes Women Make After Divorce

January 10, 2017

8 Do’s and Don’ts Before You File for Divorce

Before You Say Anything to Your Husband… PLAN YOUR EXIT STRATEGY! This FREE video is for women who haven’t left yet, but are seriously considering or have decided to get […]
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