Planet Heartbreak: Abandoned Wives Tell Their Stories

Planet Heartbreak: Abandoned Wives Tell Their Stories

by Vikki Stark (Editor)


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780986472183
Publisher: Green Light Press
Publication date: 10/01/2016
Pages: 262
Sales rank: 238,996
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.59(d)

About the Author

Vikki Stark, family therapist known worldwide as a divorce recovery expert, is the editor of "Planet Heartbreak: Abandoned Wives Tell Their Stories" and the author of "Runaway Husbands: The Abandoned Wife's Guide to Recovery and Renewal." In her work as a therapist, her publications and her profile as a public speaker and workshop leader, she has dedicated herself to helping women who are struggling following divorce recover and rebuild their lives.

Table of Contents

1. Abandonment 101
Judith, Canada

2. So It Hit Me
Debbie, British Columbia, Canada

3. Still Standing
Julie, Douglas, Massachusetts

4. If Life Gives You Lemons, Make Lemonade
Susan, Wales

5. Life Is Not a Dress Rehearsal
Kathleen, Florida

6. Learning to Live with What's Left of My Grief
Anna, Viborg, Denmark

7. Love Is an Action Word
Stevia, Chicago, Illinois

8. A Warm, Pink Glow
Fran, Raleigh, North Carolina

9. Weed, Guinness, and Watermelon
April , Portland, Oregon

10. Who Are You?
Elizabeth, Florida

11. Digging New Neural Trenches
Virginia, Anchorage, Alaska

12. He Went to the Toilet and Never Came Back!
Janet, Leicester, England

13. Suddenly Single and 40 . . . Need I Say More?
Kerry, Fairhaven, Massachusetts

14. Putting One Foot in Front of the Other
Susan, San Francisco, California

15. My Dog, Louie, Got it Right!
Sophie, New York State

16. Life Is about Choice and Gratitude
Karen, Iowa

17. I'm a Good Person and So Are You
Kay, East Rochester, New York

18. I Don't Want a New Normal; I Want My Old Normal!
Jo, Ashland, Oregon

19. Blindsided
Anna, Toronto, Ontario

20. You Don't Make Enough Money . . .
Susan, Lufkin, Texas

21. Broken Open
Ann, Connecticut

22. Don't Let the Door Hit Your Butt on the Way Out!
C'iaran, Dublin, Ohio

23. 'Til Death Do Us Part . . .
Grace, Bay Shore, New York

24. Life Goes On
Shirley, Toronto, Ontario

25. Freedom
Daniela, Brisbane, Australia

26. A Real Heartbreaker
Tamara, Tulsa, Oklahoma

27. How I Survived Eighteen Months of Hell kathi, Naples, Florida

28. Hurt
Meredith, Hudson, Ohio

29. Why?
Julie, Nottingham, England

30. August 10
Cory, San Antonio, Texas

31. The Need to Help
Racquelle, British Columbia

32. We Can Do It!
JoAnne, Flemington, New Jersey

33. Fake It Till You Make It!
Heather, Long Island, New York

34. He Stopped Loving Me but Forgot to Tell Me
Olivia, California

35. Awakening to a New Reality
Judithe, Tampa, Florida

36. Operation Truth Bomb
Susan, Orlando, Florida

37. My Dance-Away Husband
Patricia, Peachtree City, Georgia

38. Family, Friends, and Validation
Maria, Toronto, Ontario

39. Top Tips for Surviving
Fiona, Leicester, England

40. Coping! Still Hoping . . .
Barbara, San Antonio, Texas

41. Stunned
Eryn, St. Paul, Minnesota

42. My Baby . . . He Wrote Me a Letter
Diane, Hickory, North Carolina

43. Even the Dog
Trudy, Houston, Texas

44. At Last Freedom!
Carol, Massachusetts

45. Never in a Million Years
Cathy, Calgary, Alberta

46. Time Will Be Your Friend, Your Enemy, Your Lover, and Your Confidante
Maria, Seattle, Washington

47. "You're So Controlling . . . But Can You Help Me Tell the Kids I'm Leaving?"
Nicole, British Columbia

48. I Am OK
Virginia, Elmwood Park, Illinois

49. To Hell and Back: A Timeline
Lina, Montreal, Quebec
50. Lifted Up
Claudia, Kentucky

51. You Need to Take Off to Put On
Lorie, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
52. Crepe Myrtle Trees in Bloom
Meredith, Greenville, South Carolina

53. Grateful for this Life Experience
Lief, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

54. No Plan, No Explanation, No Relationship after Twenty-Six Years Today
Sara, Vancouver, British Columbia

55. Always Keep Your Eyes on Your Honey and Your Money
Laura, American Canyon, California

56. Neighbors-More than Friends
Katherine, Albany, New York

57. Here Today, Gone Tomorrow
Sarah, Pardeeville, Wisconsin

58. Suddenly Single
Jane, Cape Town, South Africa

59. The Brazilian Taxi Cab Driver's Philosophy of Life
Natalie, Columbus, Ohio

Marly, Piermont, New York

61. Making Ice Cream to Heal a Broken Heart
Emma, Wimbledon, England,

62. Women Stand Together in Strength
Alison, Gorey, Ireland

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