Alone and Content: Inspiring, empowering essays to help divorced and widowed women feel whole and complete on their own

“For anyone who has wondered, ‘Will I ever be happy again?’, Alone and Content’s gentle wisdom and practical insights will light a new and hopeful way forward.”

— Sally Ward, President of Ward Leadership

“This book is a gift for those who live alone! Here, you'll find encouragement, uplifting advice, and clear-cut steps to achieve contentment.”

— Teresa Jackson, Live Alone and Thrive
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This collection of essays about living alone offers hope and encouragement for women searching for answers after a divorce, death, or other painful separation. Within its pages, you’ll find practical and inspirational advice for avoiding emotional pitfalls, overcoming loneliness, rediscovering your true self, and coming into your own with confidence, curiosity, and a renewed love for life.

The thoughtful counsel in this book will help you develop a new, stronger sense of self and experience the freedom that comes with being alone and content.

Purchase the Book

Alone and Content is now available for purchase on in both paperback and Kindle editions. Books can also be purchased directly from Gwenn Voelckers by emailing or calling (585) 624-7887.


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