If you are like me, you didn’t grow up with many rituals, and you have a healthy suspicion of rituals and superstitions that get in the way of logic and individuality. Yet, after a breakup, divorce, or loss of a friendship we are often left to our own devices to get closure. The ends of…Read more
About: Regina Fletcher
Recent Posts by Regina Fletcher
Healing from a trauma comes in many forms, but how do we know which one is right for our situation? My instinct is to speak my truth, read relevant research, and ask others for feedback. I can't pretend that has always resulted in completed, functional healing. Sometimes we need a healing that addresses our whole body…Read more
Dear beautiful hitchhiker standing with your bottle of gasoline in the middle of sparsely populated Calaveras County, *TRIGGER ALERT: This post reveals a glimpse into the hidden world of domestic violence. Read with caution. Proceed with action. Your compassion for hitchhikers you pick up despite their threatening demeanors inspires me. (more…)Read more
The last time I seriously considered breaking up with my boyfriend (now husband and partner of 15 years) was when we were moving from a spacious three story house to a cozy 2.5 bedroom house in San Francisco. (more…)Read more
Are you grocery shopping for the first time in years since your breakup or divorce (or newly crafted agreement with your current partner)? In many cities, the options for grocery shopping have expanded to fit lifestyles for everyone from the busy to the broke. (more…)Read more
Ok, we all know that that kicking bad habits are hard enough, but refraining from post breakup bad habits can feel nearly impossible. Are your hurting from a breakup? What are you doing to learn from this experience and rebuild the next chapter in your life? A challenging breakup or divorce can leave you overwhelmed with…Read more
When I read Maureen O’Connor’s article "Who Needs Skin? The Virtual Rebound as Breakup Therapy", the first thought that came across my 30+ millennial mind was that this was another piece of evidence that my generation is drifting further from the ability to cope with situations that require face to face (or skin to skin) contact. My second thought was “What a great STI prevention method!” After reading this article, I realized there are pros and cons to the digital rebound.Read more
Recent Comments by Regina Fletcher
- October 16, 2015 on If 36 Questions Can Make You Fall In Love, to Whom Should You Ask Them?
- August 7, 2015 on How to divide your stuff after a breakup or divorce and does it matter?