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How to Thrive After Divorce

If someone gave you a blank sheet and told you to write the ending to your story, what would you want it to look like?  That was the question that I needed to answer after his affair and his leaving us.  Nothing prepared me for what happened next, but needless to say, like every good fairy-tale, there’s adversity and courage involved. 

Happily Ever After The Divorce

I finally decided to publish my post-divorce journals.  If you have found this blog, then I guess you understand that the fairy tale ending that takes place at the alter, “And they all lived happily ever after.”  Is not actually the end at all!

Those last seven words have left us with unrealistic expectations. We only ever see snippets of other people’s lives and wishing we were like them, is never going to bring us inner peace. 

I am here to let you know that everyone has their own story of when life got in the way of their plans. You are not alone. There is nothing wrong with you. This is not happening as a punishment.

You probably won’t believe me when I say that something good will come of this, and I know from experience that life doesn’t always turn out the way we expect.  But, if you open your mind and your eyes and dare to look back at the hard times and reflect, you will see that the magic happened right there.

A fairy tale queen

Don’t believe me? Take a look at my life. I don’t hold back.  Through my personal blog, I share with you the tears and the laughter, the love and the loss, the loneliness and the passion. I still don’t have the traditional “Happily Ever After.” But it is also not the end, and I hope to inspire all women-after-divorce to thrive.

When you suddenly get your life handed back to you minus your self-worth, it is especially hard to decide what happens next. It’s not a case of a new chapter. It is a whole new book!  This website resembles my ‘book’.  I have tried to divide it up to appeal to you wherever in your hero’s journey you are because at some stage, I have been there and felt your pain.

Stick with me, and if I ever write that best-seller, you’ll be the first to have a copy.  In the meantime, check out the site, download the guides and take from them whatever is useful.  And connect with me wherever you are in your journey of self-discovery and living your best life.

With love

Tina aka The Dorset Phoenix

Tina Lancaster working from home

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