Martha Bodyfelt is a divorce recovery coach who helps professional divorced women over 50 overcome their divorce loneliness and break free from the patterns keeping them stuck so they can feel fulfilled, have more fun, and live fearlessly. To find out what's *really* keeping you stuck after divorce, take the 30-second quiz.

Latest Posts By Martha Bodyfelt

2 weeks ago

Divorce After 50: How to Kick Loneliness to the Curb

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. But it doesn’t have to be that way…

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4 weeks ago

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

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…

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2 months ago

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

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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2 months ago

What Covid Is Teaching Me About Divorce Recovery

I’m writing to you three weeks into coming down with Covid, and although I’m getting better day by day, I’m still not myself. The coughing won’t stop. Despite a good night’s sleep, I’m still pretty tired most of the day. And there’s still this annoying nose…

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2 months ago

3 Steps to Finding Happiness After a Divorce After 50

You’ve probably done something like this, too: Relying on external factors to make you happy after a decades-long marriage. This can sabotage your ability to move on and recover from divorce. Discovering happiness is not easy. But we will go nowhere…

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3 months ago

The Lies We Tell Ourselves About Divorce After 60

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. If you are doing the same, embrace…

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3 months ago

Choosing Your Divorce Battles After 50

When fighting through a divorce after 50, it’s normal to feel like you are getting dragged through the mud for months – even years – wondering if frustration and stress will ever end. Even after the divorce papers have been signed, hurt feelings may remain…

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4 months ago

How to Make Your Dreams a Reality After Midlife Divorce

At the end of January/early February, you may be feeling one of five ways as a divorced woman. Take your pick! #1: Hopeful, because the New Year always presents a clean slate and a chance to start over. #2: Slightly depressed because it’s now back…

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4 months ago

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

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. Your boss just ‘assumes’ you’re going to work late… even though you already made plans…

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5 months ago

Learning to Put Yourself First After Silver Divorce

Are you over 50, divorced and – despite all your professional success and beautiful home you’ve created for yourself – afraid to step on anybody’s toes? Are you the kind of woman who, despite wanting to take Friday afternoon for yourself…

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