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Trying to figure out the holidays while navigating divorce? Try these tips…

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Cinder’s 12 Days of “Divorced at the Holidays” Survival

On the twelfth day of Christmas, my true love sent to me, There it is…a reference to “love.”  It’s all over the place during the holidays. Diamond ring commercials, couples shopping arm in arm with hot cocoa, even Hershey KISSES ring out a holiday tune.  It appears the holidays are nothing BUT true love and read more…

what’s this book about, anyway?

Cinder Without Her Fella It’s a book that will really tell ya, How to survive that d-i-v-o-r-c-e. With practical advice, a sprinkle of humor, and heartfelt dignity. A good idea that “to have and to hold,” That “until death do us part”– all the way ‘til your old, But sometimes the fairytale just doesn’t come read more…

One Armed Bandit

About two weeks ago I broke my collar bone after tripping over my dog on our morning run. In my defense, he cut right in front of me in hot pursuit of a rabbit. In his defense, I’m the one that tripped. Of course I’m right handed and it is my right arm that is read more…

Funny bone

I always thought the “funny bone” was an interesting name for a bone hurts like crazy when you hit it just right.  It doesn’t really hurt for long, but when you do hit it, you know it, and there is definitely nothing FUNNY about it! Last weekend the CinderGirls had the pleasure of attending the read more…

Eyes on the Prize

Today, we’re so happy to announce our first guest blogger – Tracy Morgan of Segnavia Creative – a business development & marketing firm serving entrepreneurs.  Tracy is a Cinder sister through and through – we’re jazzed to have her contribute to the Cinder blog.  Tracy calls her journey through divorce “a wicked trip that was read more…

the tricky questions of divorce: dating

Date? What, do you mean those shriveled up things in the corner of my dark, cold fridge? After my divorce I FELT more like a date than going on one. I was the shriveled up thing in the corner of the room that had gone totally cold on the dating scene. To be honest, the read more…

Keeping Your Sense of Humor

When you first realize (dumpee) or decide (dumper) you are getting a divorce, humor probably isn’t the first thing that springs to your mind as a tool you’ll use to get through. But come on. Don’t we all have at least one hysterically, side-splittingly funny story about something we did or said or heard about read more…

You Can’t Run from You

When I first got divorced, I remember I was always on the move. I rarely came home right after work or stayed at home on the weekends.  I went out with friends, I joined clubs, I volunteered, I worked a lot…anything to keep moving. I tried really hard to never be alone. Anything to keep read more…

Divorce, Dogs and Being Present

Early on in my divorce (heck, life) I learned that most things are easier when you have support. Support comes in all different forms. We wrote Cinder as one form of support. I helped my sister and she helped me when we went through our divorces. We wondered what women did that didn’t have sisters. read more…

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