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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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Do you know how to fight right in your relationship?

Posted on April 15th, 2017 Fight Right!

Learn how to fight the right way and avoid conflict with a new partner Guess what? International Pillow Fight Day takes place this month (yes, there really is a day for everything, folks!). And, while it might sound daft, there’s nothing like a light hearted playfight with your other half to let off steam, behave like big […]

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Divorced – and shit at it Book

Posted on February 28th, 2017 Divorced – and shit at it

I launched my Naked Divorce business on the back of my first book ‘Naked Divorce for women’ written over five years ago Since then the business has grown and grown, and I’m delighted, and blessed to have been able to touch so many people’s lives as they wrestle with the chaos, despair and trauma of […]

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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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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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The perfect relationship

Posted on September 26th, 2016 The perfect relationship

Brad, Angelina and the Death of the “Perfect” Relationship Ever been told “Oh my god, you guys are just SO GOOD together?” even as the doubts are starting to set in? Or had friends roll their eyes when you mention issues that are starting to bother you because hey, your relationship is great – what […]

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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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Cling On – or let go? Pt1

Posted on September 15th, 2016 Cling On – or let go? Pt1

They take no notice of me. They don’t support me or show any interest in my job, or my passions, or my interests. They don’t listen. They seem bored when we’re together. I don’t feel they’re proud to be with me. They don’t call or text to see how I’m doing. They’re always too busy […]

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Time heals. Really?

Posted on September 11th, 2016

Do people keep telling you to give yourself time to heal? That you just need to put some distance between yourself and your trauma? Simply wait for long enough and you’ll feel much better, get over it, and move on. Well… tell them to get stuffed. Time is not a healer Time doesn’t do anything, […]

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3 ways you’re dooming your relationship before it’s began

Posted on September 4th, 2016 Overcome divorce challenges

Have you been single since what seems like forever – and miserable about it? If so, you may be falling into one of these common self-defeating traps. 1) You raise the wrong bars way too high. I’m not suggesting you settle for something or someone that just isn’t right for you. I’ve talked before at […]

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