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Whats Your Addiction?

Dads, Dating, Divorce, Emotional, Mental Illness & Addiction, Relationships, Self Help, Starting Over

Addiction is something that each and every one of us experience. Whether we want to admit it or not, we all are addicted to something. There are the obvious addictions that come to mind first, alcohol, drugs and…

Strength In Vulnerability!

Emotional, Love, Moms, Relationships, Self Help, Starting Over

Believe it or not, it is our weakness that helps to make us strong individuals. Through every fallen experience or lost battle, our character grows and multiplies like a militant army of defense. With each bad circumstance we…

Go AWAY! Come Back!

Dads, Dating, Divorce, Emotional, Self Help

Go Away, Come Back I’m lucky enough to be on the phone last night with a mentor who is holding me accountable for my behavior. Recently, my self-destructive tendencies have overtaken me again, and I have used others…

The Vicious Cycle Of Control And Insecurity!

Divorce, Emotional, Relationships, Self Help, Starting Over

A cycle is an endless circle with no openings or escape routes. It just keeps repeating its path day after day, year after year. Control and insecurity follow this pattern. You have the controller and the victim; claws…

You Are My Best Friend!

Dating, Divorce, Emotional, First Loves, Love, Relationships, Self Help

Collaboration is hard. Connecting is harder. I would rather collaborate than connect. I will pick a professional collaboration over an intimate bond ten times out of ten times. A collaborative professional relationship has a common foundation – the…

When Hopelessness Strikes

Body, Divorce, Emotional, Mental Illness & Addiction, Self Help, Starting Over

4 Things to Do When Hopelessness Strikes Suicidal thoughts are more common than many people think. They are not limited to people with depression or those who have experienced trauma. Regardless of the root cause for your suicidal…

Player Proof- Uncensored Guide For Women Dating-Part 2

Divorce, Emotional, Moms, Relationships, Self Help, Uncategorized

In this series of blogs excerpted from “Player Proof: The Uncensored Dating Guide For Women,  Derek is going to explain some of the Players we need to watch out for. The Perpetual Child: This Player is easy to…

Confessions of a Sex and Love Addict It Takes Two to Tango

Body, Dads, Dating, Divorce, Emotional, Mental Illness & Addiction, Self Help, Starting Over

In my experience, forms of codependence, love addiction/love avoidance are present in every relationship, even amongst coworkers and friends. I state that because our culture has sold us a picture of love being this intense emotional reaction. Every…

Navigate Divorce Easier With These Great Tips!

Children of Divorce, Dads, Divorce, Emotional, Love, Self Help, Starting Over

Divorce is hard, mine was no different, I would love to share with you some of my personal secrets on how I was able to transform my life during my divorce. First thing that will help you on…

No, You Don’t Need a Huge Engagement Ring

Dating, Emotional, Engagement Rings, Relationships, Wedding Gifts & Divorce Items

As wedding season looms, it’s worth reconsidering some of our more materialistic marriage rituals, especially the expectation that a woman should receive an enormous engagement ring. In an age that prioritizes weddings over marriages and has no qualms…

Confessions Of A Sex And Love Addict

Dads, Divorce, Emotional, Love, Mental Illness & Addiction, Moms, Relationships, Self Help

When I was asked to start writing this blog it wasn’t a question of whether I would do it, but more a question of where do I start? I was out for a walk and it hit me,…

Addiction and Suicide: Understanding Risks to Help a Loved One in Need

Dads, Divorce, Emotional, Mental Illness & Addiction, Moms, Self Help, Starting Over

Many risk factors increase the risk of both addiction and suicide. Many of the same factors that make someone likely to abuse drugs or alcohol, such as a history of abuse, chronic pain, and other factors, can also…

Celebrity Divorce Shows They Are Just Like Us

Divorce, DreamsRecycled, Emotional, Tiffany's Blogs

I do not know Brad Pitt or Angelina Jolie, however I do know divorce. I have spoken to almost 6000 divorcees, since starting DreamsRecycled. We as a nation love the Pitts with their clearly great chemistry, and stunning…