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About Martha Bodyfelt

Martha Bodyfelt is a divorce coach and recovery specialist, whose website "Surviving Your Split" helps readers get through divorce and post-divorce with less stress and drama. To learn more about moving on with your life and to receive your own Free Divorce Warrior Survival Kit, stop by http://survivingyoursplit.com or drop Martha a line at martha@survivingyoursplit.com. You can also visit https://www.facebook.com/survivingyoursplit
Latest Posts | By Martha Bodyfelt
End of Marriage Advice: How to Rebuild Trust After a Divorce in Your 60s
1 month 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?
2 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
3 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
6 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!
7 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

Feeling Bitter After a Divorce? Here Are 3 Positive Steps You Can Take to Improve Your Situation
8 months ago

Feeling Bitter After a Divorce? Here Are 3 Positive Steps You Can Take to Improve Your Situation

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Getting your life back after divorce can be hard, especially when you’re over 60. There are financial issues, retirement and logistics issues that leave us feeling exhausted, wondering if we’ll ever move on and feel happy. Read More

Surviving a Divorce After 60? What to Do When Things Are Not Going Your Way
10 months ago

Surviving a Divorce After 60? What to Do When Things Are Not Going Your Way

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The New Year brings a lot of promise for women going through or recovering from divorce. Yet for some of us, there are still a lot of challenges and mixed feelings. Read More

Divorced After 50? How to Survive the Crazy Holiday Season
11 months ago

Divorced After 50? How to Survive the Crazy Holiday Season

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What are you thinking about this holiday season?

For many of us, the holidays can feel dark, lonely and stressful – especially if we are over 50 and going through divorce. Instead of looking forward to the beautiful decorations, smell of baking pies and holiday songs on the radio, we may feel triggered by sadness. Read More

How to Get Your Confidence Back After a Silver Divorce
1 year ago

How to Get Your Confidence Back After a Silver Divorce

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The end of a marriage, or any other relationship, when we are in our 50s forces us to deal with a whole slew of issues we were not expecting at this time in our lives. These include learning how to be single, possibly living on a reduced income and learning how to redefine ourselves. Read More

Struggling with Jealousy After a Divorce in Your 50s or 60s? Help Is Here!
1 year ago

Struggling with Jealousy After a Divorce in Your 50s or 60s? Help Is Here!

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If you divorced in your 50s or 60s, you’re familiar with that feeling. Some of us know it all too well, both during divorce and afterwards. Read More