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About Martha Bodyfelt

Martha Bodyfelt is a divorce and recovery coach whose website, "Surviving Your Split," helps women over 50 get their confidence back after divorce so they can move on with their lives. Stop by http://survivingyoursplit.com and sign up for your free Divorce Goddess Recovery Guide or say hello at martha@survivingyoursplit.com
Latest Posts | By Martha Bodyfelt
Lacking Confidence After 60? Scrap the Apologetic Behavior
1 day ago

Lacking Confidence After 60? Scrap the Apologetic Behavior

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Ever been in a situation like this before?

You don’t pick up the phone in time and when you call the person back, the first words out of your mouth are “I’m sorry.” Read More

The Lies We Tell Ourselves About Divorce After 50
2 weeks ago

The Lies We Tell Ourselves About Divorce After 50

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For months, even years, I knew that my marriage was crumbling. Yet, I lied to myself, telling myself a million things that would somehow justify the reasons why I should stay in the marriage. The main one dealt with time. Read More

The Divorced 50+ Doormat: 3 Ugly Truths That Probably Apply to You
3 weeks ago

The Divorced 50+ Doormat: 3 Ugly Truths That Probably Apply to You

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It happens all the damn time and you’re probably not even aware of it. Or you are aware of it, but you’ve just accepted it as a way of life. Read More

Leaving a Marriage After 60: How to Know When it’s Time to Let Go
1 month ago

Leaving a Marriage After 60: How to Know When it’s Time to Let Go

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Marriages, especially ones that have lasted for decades, take work. Every day will not be a honeymoon. Arguments, compromises, and sacrifices will no doubt be daily currency. While the give and take in a relationship is normal, there are instances when staying married is not a sustainable option. Read More

When Divorce Strikes After 50: Here’s How to Stop Thinking About Your Ex
3 months ago

When Divorce Strikes After 50: Here’s How to Stop Thinking About Your Ex

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As a divorce coach for fabulous women 50 and better, one of the most common refrain I hear from clients has to do with their ex – especially during the holiday season. Read More

End of Marriage Advice: How to Rebuild Trust After a Divorce in Your 60s
5 months ago

End of Marriage Advice: How to Rebuild Trust After a Divorce in Your 60s

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The reason we struggle with trust after a divorce is because we feel like we’ve been betrayed. It’s a crappy weight to have on your shoulders. Similar to its other invasive cousins – anger, guilt, and resentment – losing trust after your long-term marriage keeps you from getting your life back. Read More

What if Your Spouse of 20+ Years Suddenly Decides to Leave You?
5 months ago

What if Your Spouse of 20+ Years Suddenly Decides to Leave You?

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As the summer gradually winds down and the days start getting cooler, I’ve been thinking a lot about a growing trend in divorce. Read More

4 Ways to Reduce Divorce Anxiety if You Are in Your 50s, 60s or Better
6 months ago

4 Ways to Reduce Divorce Anxiety if You Are in Your 50s, 60s or Better

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No matter where you are in the divorce process, anxiety is unavoidable.

You know the feeling all too well. Stress and fear of the unknown. The loss of control of the life we thought we knew. Read More

Angry About Your Divorce After 50? Here’s What to Do
9 months ago

Angry About Your Divorce After 50? Here’s What to Do

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As you recover from your divorce and move on, there is one all-too-common emotion that causes way more headaches than you need.

Anger. Being ticked off. The persistent rage that will not leave you but could jeopardize your future relationships. Read More

Dealing with Divorce Regret After 50? Here’s What to Do!
10 months ago

Dealing with Divorce Regret After 50? Here’s What to Do!

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Does this ever happen to you?

There you are, going along with your day, minding your own business and it hits you. The whiny, super-annoying feeling that tells you that no matter what you did during your marriage, it just wasn’t good enough and you should have done better. Read More