6 Things I Didn’t Know about Healthy Love

Last year, I finally graduated from my 15-year intensive immersion course in toxic love. I’m a newbie at healthy love and eager to share my experience as it unfolds. So while the El Paso Zoo names cockroaches after people’s exes and feeds them to the meerkats, I offer 6 things I’ve learned so far from moving on and loving in a new-to-me way. READ MORE

Grace on the Heels of Hell

It’s hard to miss the fact that I’m in love these days. To the casual acquaintance, it probably seemed to come out of left field. But as the case is so often, there’s more to the story than most people know. READ MORE

Free Sample Chapter: Rise Above Trust Issues

Whether you’ve experienced betrayal in a marriage or as a result of other family dynamics, Melissa’s stories are intended to help you take a closer look at the patterns that keep playing out in your relationships, learn to make different choices, and start thriving in life and love. READ MORE

Letting Go Out Loud into My Second Life

For two years now I’ve been writing about my traumatic divorce and the healing journey it thrusted me into. I’ve needed to tell you about it, and some of you have needed to hear it. Today I have a new story to tell. READ MORE