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About Martha Bodyfelt

Martha Bodyfelt is a divorce recovery coach whose website “Surviving Your Split” shows women 50 and better how to get their confidence and sass back and move on with their lives. For your Free Divorce Goddess Survival Kit, stop by http://survivingyoursplit.com.
Latest Posts | By Martha Bodyfelt
How to Get Your Confidence Back After a Silver Divorce
18 hours 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…
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End of Marriage Advice: How to Rebuild Trust After a Divorce in Your 60s
4 weeks ago

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

By  •  Family

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…
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Struggling with Jealousy After a Divorce in Your 50s or 60s? Help Is Here!
2 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!
3 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

Surviving a Divorce After 50 Teaches Some Surprisingly Positive Lessons
3 months ago

Surviving a Divorce After 50 Teaches Some Surprisingly Positive Lessons

By  •  Family

Divorce for women over 50 gets a bad rap. We have this cultural conditioning where we tend to see a divorced woman left with nothing. She has nowhere to turn and having no clue what to do with the rest of her life. Read More

Love After 50: Can Rejection Be a Blessing in Disguise?
4 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

What Can Learning a Foreign Language Teach You About Confidence After Divorce? A Lot!
4 months ago

What Can Learning a Foreign Language Teach You About Confidence After Divorce? A Lot!

I noticed something recently that I want to talk to you about. Do you ever find yourself thinking the following deep thoughts: “Ugh. Why do I still feel terrible after my divorce? I thought I’d be completely confident after all the…
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Feeling Down on Yourself in Your 60s? 3 Fantastic Things to Remember
6 months ago

Feeling Down on Yourself in Your 60s? 3 Fantastic Things to Remember

We all have guilty pleasures. But do you want to know which one is my favorite? I love watching House Hunters on HGTV! There’s nothing better to do on a lazy Sunday morning. So, coffee in hand…
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Want to Release Your Divorce Anger? Here’s What to Do 
7 months ago

Want to Release Your Divorce Anger? Here’s What to Do 

By  •  Family

If you are recently divorced and over 50, there is probably an all-too-common emotion that you’re experiencing. Anger. Being ticked off. The persistent rage that will not leave you, especially if you were married for decades and now your life is disrupted…
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What if Your Spouse of 20+ Years Suddenly Decides to Leave You?
7 months ago

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

By  •  Family

The case of spouse abandonment plagues our world. In the common case, you think your decades-long marriage is fine, you even plan your retirement together – and then POOF! Your spouse, out of the blue, says these shocking words: “I’m leaving…”
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