He’s drunk again

He’s drunk again

Bit wobbly. Eyes not quite focused

On this plane of existence.

He’s somewhere else

Legs dancing incoherently

Tiny steps – Balance?

Or another rhythm from

That other place?

Warm embrace of alcohol

Sinking

Safe

Delerious delusion.

“I’m a nice guy. I mean no harm.”

Hands fumble

Arms flap trying to rebalance

For a moment – present in the here and now

Then gone again

Staring wide-eyed

like an Innocent

At the young woman.

Bathing in her beauty

With no harmful intentions.

A bit wobbly.

Eyes not quite focused

On this plane of existence.

She shrinks under his stare.

“Fucking Drunk”.

She moves off and leaves him

Betwixt two planes:

Alcoholic bliss

And abject lonelines.

 

Women In Business Radio: interview with Suzy Miller

Women In Business Radio: interview with Suzy Miller






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Why You Shouldn’t Get Divorce Advice From Someone Who Has Been Divorced

Why You Shouldn’t Get Divorce Advice From Someone Who Has Been Divorced

 

You might think that asking someone who has been divorced for advice about how to get a divorce would be a good thing to do. But often it is a very bad idea indeed.

Because it depends how their divorce went. If it was messy, expensive, traumatic – getting their advice is a bit like asking a gun owner to show you how to use a gun – only he’s got a bullet in his leg from when the gun misfired. And he can’t quite understand how it all happened because he was doing everything he should do just right – so it must be the fault of the gun, or the gun manufacturers.

Meanwhile he has a bullet in his leg and he is an ‘expert’ on how to use guns because he (mis)fired one, once.

Just because someone has experienced a divorce, that doesn’t make them an expert on a better way to divorce.

So before a self-proclaimed expert starts giving you divorce advice, remember to ask them a few questions first.

Questions like: “Did you do any research? Oh, ok, you just went to a lawyer. That was it?”

Questions like: “How is your co-parenting relationship these days? Ah, not so good? Haven’t seen the kids for months because she is still angry about the divorce settlement and that flash barrister you used? That must be depressing.”

Questions like: “Did you get any expert financial advice? No? And you’ve worked out that the divorce settlement you made wasn’t one you could actually sustain? That’s awkward. Back to court again then?”

What I suggest, is that you don’t mistake bad experiences for ‘knowledge’ – ask the right questions before you decide who to listen to.

You don’t want to shoot yourself in the leg.

Suzy Miller
Divorce Strategist

Access free divorce resources at http://bestwaytodivorce.co.uk

 

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Divorce Strategist Suzy Miller interviewed on Hailsham Radio

The Martina Mercer Show with Suzy Miller, Divorce Strategist 23.7.17

“On Sunday 23rd July, Martina was joined by special guest Suzy Miller, a Divorce Strategist who specialises in guiding UK families towards amicable ways to divorce. We discussed the subject of the divorce procedure and the brand new DIY/self-managed divorce resource, which gives red alerts to how what seemed simple to start with can easily turn unpleasant.

A highly informative and educational show recommended for anyone either thinking of getting or who are going through a divorce.”

Martina Mercer

Help choose the name for my forthcoming private facebook group

Help choose the name for my forthcoming private facebook group

I need your help – I am creating a private group that will provide divorcing or separating people with:

 

  • Q & A – answers to specific questions from the group members will be recorded and shared on video/audio within the group
  • Video, audio and article Interviews with experts in legal, finance and wellbeing will be shared with the group on the subject of divorce/separation
  • Access for free resources including the following benefits:
    • Divorce First Aid Kit 
    • CoParenting in a Box Video Pack (value £48)
    • Online Divorce In A Box (value £65)
    • Divorce Travel Guide (value £48)
    • Divorce Organiser (value £18)
    • Access to £100s of expert 1-1 advice

 

But I need to give it a good name.

Can you help?

 

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Feel free to add your own ideas as well – but don’t click on more than 3 choices (including any of your own)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Choose the name for my facebook ‘how to divorce’ group

Many thanks in advance!

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