All contents copyright ©2013 Relationship Advice unless otherwise specified. So I lost my voice and I lived my marriage and my life pretty much unconsciously. Francine is the author of The Divorce Doctor and has a weekly radio show on Radio Glastonbury. That was my armour for avoiding the pain of loneliness. Emotional and psychological support for surviving the trauma, provided by our own. So if you want to know more about who I am, feel free to check me out.
He had left leaving all the responsibility for the mortgage to me. Life had other ideas for me though and the cottage fell through so instead I spent some money giving my own house a facelift, which was a joy. I know this to be true. Ok I had been given lemons, but I was determined to make lemonade. In working with me, I have only one agenda for you. Even though I had two small children aged 5 and 8, no money of my own, no real identity and no career, I had the wherewithal to realise I was now free to be me once again. I came back, put all I had learned into practice with my kids, and started up some workshops to teach what I had learned.
. Then after the New Year, I received a phone call. Almost like I had unfinished business to complete. And I noticed how my reactions internally and externally reactivated my old core wounding. Even though we decided to divorce we were able to do this amicably so we can continue to parent our two small children and we will be forever grateful for what we have learned. After the Parent Effectiveness Training, I made the commitment not to live with anyone until my children were grown and left home. But its very hard to hold on to that belief when your heart feels like its shattered into a million pieces and the pain in the pit of your stomach leaves you leaden and deadened on the inside.
It was a bittersweet day because on the best day of my career to date I ended the relationship. On top of that, Francine saved us a small fortune in angry lawyers letters being sent back and forth because we were able to sit down together to work things out. I was strongly attached to my marigolds and jif. I work with couples and individuals who want to divorce with dignity and successfully move forward with their lives. The next 6 years of singledom were the most interesting of my life. The group offers a range of services, including mediation and therapy for couples and individuals, both face to face and on the phone.
And that is for you to be able and willing to express your own truth, so that all of your relationships work, together or apart. The course was my saviour and my own therapy and my introduction to whom I really was in the world, emerging from years of living unconsciously. Trained in the tantric approach to relationships, she helps people to create fulfilling, authentic love lives. I was a little girl who pitched up with parents with very limited resources. I tried to resist the pain but it totally ignored my resistance and often arrived, unexpectedly, to visit anyway. When I got to the desk to hand in my application they told me the course had been cancelled because there were not enough enrollments.
Testimonial 'Francine helped us to understand how we got to this crisis in our marriage. No game of any depth, value or joy was ever played from the stands. My main claim to fame was my spotless home. Vena Ramphal PhD Managing Director of Relationship Advice Vena is a relationship and sexual intimacy specialist and coach. To me, our home was regimented, controlled and lonely, so I left home at 17 to travel for a year, and ended up living in a bedsit in London. I also work with teenagers of divorced parents. I was not allowed to make myself homeless so had to stay where I was and find a way to make it work.
I joined forces with Fiona Harrold as one of her coaches and by year three I started to make decent money and begin the long haul of paying back my colossal mortgage to keep my home safe for the kids. Your energy, your empathy, your knowledge, your structured approach truly differentiates you from the rest. But when I did let myself feel, I realized that a part of me still held a desire to find a partner to share my abundance of love with. One as a residential social worker with abused and neglected children, and two telesales jobs. Growing up was not much fun at all. On the day of my book launch in May 2009 he let me down badly and I allowed myself to feel upset and consider my own needs.