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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
Divorced After 50? How to Survive the Crazy Holiday Season
5 days ago

Divorced After 50? How to Survive the Crazy Holiday Season

By  •  Family

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 month ago

How to Get Your Confidence Back After a Silver Divorce

By  •  Family

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!
3 months ago

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

By  •  Family

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

Divorce After 50: Counter Unfairness Like the Amazing Queen You Are!
4 months ago

Divorce After 50: Counter Unfairness Like the Amazing Queen You Are!

By  •  Family

Let’s talk about one of the most common obstacles that stop us from moving on after divorce, especially after a long-term marriage. Read More

Love After 50: Can Rejection Be a Blessing in Disguise?
5 months ago

Love After 50: Can Rejection Be a Blessing in Disguise?

By  •  Dating

Rejection at this ripe time in our lives can really stink. There’s no way around it. As we learn to move on after divorce, even the strongest of us can’t help but feel like we did something wrong when the person we loved and cared about, and spent our lives with as a partner, suddenly doesn’t want to be with us anymore. Read More

Divorce After 50: How to Kick Your Loneliness to the Curb
7 months ago

Divorce After 50: How to Kick Your Loneliness to the Curb

By  •  Family

When you are recovering from divorce after a long-term marriage, loneliness is definitely an obstacle that keeps you from moving on. We get stuck in this mindset because it makes us feel like we have nobody in the world. Read More

How to Uncover the Secret to Happiness After 50
8 months ago

How to Uncover the Secret to Happiness After 50

As we continue this new chapter in our lives, redefining who we want to be after 50, I often hear a common question.

“How can I be happy?”

This million-dollar question seems to be on everybody’s minds. Read More

3 Steps to Finding Happiness After a Divorce After 50
10 months ago

3 Steps to Finding Happiness After a Divorce After 50

By  •  Family

After divorce, are you making this happiness mistake? Let me explain.

A while ago, I was laid off from a 9-5 job and I started to panic. As I started to assemble a resume and apply for new jobs, a voice in the back of my head kept chiming in: “I will be happy again once I am in a new job. Once I get that first pay check, I know I’ll smile and feel better about everything.”
Read More

Life After a Divorce: What to Do When You’re Feeling Lost
11 months ago

Life After a Divorce: What to Do When You’re Feeling Lost

By  •  Family

Divorce after 50 can make you feel like everything you’ve known has been taken from you. The life you planned and your vision of the future may disappear, leaving you with a feeling of not knowing what to do or where to go from here.

But when you feel like this, don’t panic! There is merely one thing you must remember: Read More

How to Look Forward to the Holidays When You Are Divorced Over 50
1 year ago

How to Look Forward to the Holidays When You Are Divorced Over 50

The holidays are coming. The falling snow, ringing of sleigh bells, and smells of turkey and pumpkin pie can conjure memories of family and togetherness. Read More