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You Are NOT Your Emotions

Ever noticed how people have a tendency to define themselves – and others – by their emotions? He’s an angry man. She’s such a happy child. She’s a jealous girlfriend. … What a cry-baby. But your emotions aren’t your identity, or even your personality. They’re chemicals that our body releases in response to physical stimuli,… Read More

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What Do Women Want? The Ashley Madison Leak Might Have Some Answers

Men didn’t just make up an estimated 95% of the site (once you discount all of the fake accounts and sex workers from the female profiles). They were also the only ones paying to use it. They had to pay to join, pay to send messages, pay to make sure women saw their messages first, and pay to open messages that were sent to them.

Women could use the site for free.

Let’s just think about that for a moment. Women could use this site for free – while men had to pay a small fortune – and yet they were outnumbered 20 to 1.

Why is this?

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Ashley Madison Leak: Press Release & Data

The Naked Divorce // info@nakeddivorce.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE London – Infidelity is often cited as the reason for divorce, but infidelity is far more a consequence of earlier issues in a relationship which consequently haven’t been addressed. Unfortunately, the service that Ashley Madison has provided for the past decade met the need for a group… Read More

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Why you have to accept what you can’t change… and change what you can’t accept

How much time did you waste in your last relationship, just hoping that your partner would change? And how much time did you waste complaining about the situation – but doing nothing about it? Perhaps you stayed with your ex for far longer than you should have done, just willing things to get better. Perhaps… Read More

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How to cope with rejection without getting crushed

No matter how secure and confident you thought you were, hearing the person you love(d) say that they no longer want to be with you is a shattering experience. Even if you feel the same way, rejection is still hard to bear. Another person has just told you that they’d prefer not to be with… Read More

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Give yourself (and your kids) a break: you can’t be happy all the time

When you picked up your phone this morning, what was the first thing you did? Did you have a quick skim through Facebook or Instagram? Take a sneaky peak at who “liked” that photo of you out having fun? Did you feel your mood sagging slightly if no one noticed – or get a little… Read More

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Are You Using Your Kids As an (Emotional) Human Shield?

I’m sure I don’t have to tell you that trash-talking the “other” parent is hurtful to your kids. I don’t have to tell you that fighting and hurling insults at each in front of them will cause them distress. I probably don’t even have to tell you that kids naturally blame themselves when their parents… Read More

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The Things You Should Never, Ever Say to Someone Going Through a Divorce

At some point in our lives, most of us will go through a divorce, or at least a very painful breakup. Most of us will also experience being a shoulder to cry on when it happens to someone we love. So, when someone close to you tells you they are getting divorced, what is your… Read More

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Are you trapping yourself in a divorce disaster?

Every breakup is hard. Every breakup hurts. But there are some times when a breakup is so all-consumingly awful that it’s hard to do anything but wallow in the agony of it. A vindictive, vengeful partner can add tyranny to a situation that is already fraught. These are the people that use threats, ultimatums and… Read More

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Divorce can bring out the worst in us. Don’t let it turn you toxic

To say that divorce is a nasty time is a serious understatement. Your world is crashing down around you. You’re feeling hurt and betrayed by the person you thought you’d spend the rest of your life with. You’re angry and upset. You sure as hell don’t feel like being mature and understanding right now. Trouble… Read More