Category: * Divorce for women

How long does it take to get over your divorce?

Posted on February 22nd, 2018 How long to get over divorce - Adele Theron - NakedDivorce

Ever wondered just how long it’s going to take to heal from your divorce? I know I did when I was going through my divorce.  I was also given this challenging and critical question live on-stage by my interviewer recently, and I wanted to share my answer here, and also go into a little more […]

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The big secret to getting over divorce fast

Posted on January 11th, 2018

Ever notice how when you focus on something with intention, intensity and full concentration it gets done quicker? This is why classroom trainings over a few days are more effective than distance learning over six months. When you take your time, sometimes you focus on the subject and sometimes you don’t, so ultimately getting the […]

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How to Behave After a Divorce

Posted on July 11th, 2017 How to Behave After a Divorce

So much of the advice we are given is well meaning but is frankly hollow and trite… Designed to minimise our emotional pain as if it’s invalid emotion, it’s not. This attempt to repress our emotions will actually increase the overall pain experienced and extend the recovery period, sometimes indefinitely. Get over it. Be strong. Look […]

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International Women’s Day

Posted on March 7th, 2017

Empower yourself on International Women’s Day! Here’s how to empower yourself for real Fun fact: These days, slavishly working out and starving yourself until you’ve forced your body to look vaguely like a heavily photoshopped version of Khloe Kardashian is actually “empowering”! Who’d have thought it?! Ditto the Pussycat Dolls song “Don’t Cha”.  It might look […]

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Valentines Day Downer?

Posted on February 10th, 2017 NakedDivorce Adele Theron blog broken

Is Valentine’s getting you down? Well stop it. It’s just a game, and here’s how to remember how to enjoy it. Around this time of year being lonely drives some people into total anxiety about finding the one. The thing is, finding a life partner isn’t about being all anxious and desperate. It’s about being […]

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How to Survive Christmas Alone: Part two

Posted on December 20th, 2016

This is the second part of the series. Haven’t read Part One yet? Click here. Okay, so you’ve pulled up your reindeer-print socks, you’ve got into the Christmas spirit (cabinet), you surrounded yourself with awesome friends and family until Boxing Day, perhaps you even scored a cheeky kiss on New Year’s Eve. But now what? Everyone […]

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Cling On – or let go? Pt3

Posted on September 29th, 2016 Cling On – or let go? Pt3

Okay, we’ve now talked about how your relationship dynamic affects your basic needs to feel safe and secure Part One and your psychological need to feel loved and valued Part Two. But what about the top of the pyramid: self-fulfilment? Self-fulfilment In the grand scheme of things, at least for people from most walks of life, […]

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Change- ‘change’

Posted on September 23rd, 2016 Change- ‘change’

You have to accept what you can’t change… and change what you can’t accept How much time did you waste in your last relationship, just hoping that your partner would change? And how much time did you waste complaining about the situation – but doing nothing about it? Perhaps you stayed with your ex for […]

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‘Change’ like boiling a frog

Posted on September 23rd, 2016 ‘Change’ like boiling a frog

Managing change is a bit like boiling a frog. Charlie Munger, Warren Buffett’s partner at Berkshire Hathaway gave a speech at the Harvard Law School in 1995. In this speech, Munger cited a small lesson from frogs. He said: “If you throw a frog into very hot water, the frog will jump out, but if you put the […]

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Cling On – or let go? Pt2

Posted on September 22nd, 2016 Cling On – or let go? Pt2

In the first part of this series, I talked about how all humans have a basic need to feel safe and secure, and how to make sure that you offer that to your partner in ways that are healthy and not controlling or counterproductive. But this is only the tip of the iceberg. Or, in […]

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