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How to Escape the Gravitational Pull of an Ugly Divorce

Going through a divorce is never an easy thing – even if you’re lucky enough not to endure a particularly hostile one. There’s dividing the assets, figuring out when and where the kids will spend their time – and then there’s dealing with all the emotional issues and heartbreak of something that was once – […]

Break Free From the Divortex Book CoverGoing through a divorce is never an easy thing – even if you’re lucky enough not to endure a particularly hostile one. There’s dividing the assets, figuring out when and where the kids will spend their time – and then there’s dealing with all the emotional issues and heartbreak of something that was once – hopefully – filled with promise turning bad.

For Austin-based attorney and blogger Christina Pesoli, she described her own divorce seven years ago like a black hole — the stress and despair of starting her life over continually threatened to suck her back in. It was such a threat she gave that gravitational pull a name – the “divortex” – and wrote a book about what she learned trying to rebuild her life. It’s called “Break Free from the Divortex: Power Through Divorce and Launch Your New Life.”

She sat down with Houston Matters’ Michael Hagerty, who asked her why she decided to write a book and to explain what exactly the divortex is.

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