How Divorce is Graduate School for Developing Emotional Intelligence


After getting divorced did you ever struggle to manage your own feelings of overwhelm while also supporting your kids? Do you remember that moment when you were left all by yourself for the very first time? It’s challenging work, navigating these big changes and emotions. We so desperately want to put on a strong front for our kids, but doing so can make taking care of ourselves feel impossible.

As a worldwide speaker, coach and educator, Sue DeCaro, has been featured in Psychology Today, Thrive Global and hosts the podcast, Conscious Parents, Thriving Kids.She teaches us how to truly tap into our hearts and process our emotions.The internal space inside us all is the space we first need to connect with in order to connect to anyone around us, including our kids.

Sue describes her divorce as eye-opening, as it revealed just how emotionally resilient she was. This strength really took shape as she watched herself courageously navigating her divorce with honesty and the help of her community.

If you find yourself overwhelmed, Sue wants you to know, it’s not just you. This is hard, but you are equipped to make it through, and you’ll be stronger as a result.


MEET Sue DeCaro

As a heart-centered worldwide coach and educator, I am on a mission to empower adults and children to connect with themselves on a deeper level and live their best life.

Those that work with me will learn how to truly tap into their heart, know who they are, live authentically as they bring their values and desires to life. The internal space inside us all is the space we first need to connect with in order to connect with anyone around us.

As a parent of two girls who are beautifully unique and have taken such different paths in life, I have learned so much. Raising children offers us an incredible opportunity to look at ourselves through the behaviors, reactions, and mirrors that our children and loved ones hold up to us; this allows us to see and examine our undeveloped selves. This is where the work and fine-tuning begins. It is a process that never ends because we are all works in progress.

My life has offered me many opportunities to deconstruct my own conditioning from childhood and societal pressures. Throughout the process of deconstruction, I was able to let go of the internalized, family values and create the values, life, and path that pointed me in the direction that I wanted to go. I had to free myself from those past experiences in order to move forward with a blank slate and a clear mind. Deconstruction is a powerful tool in allowing us to let go of what does not suit, serve, or fit us.

My occupational path is a culmination and result of my past experiences and challenges as a mother, along with the personal work I have done on myself.

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