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Please Don't Say You're Sorry

A Divorce Lawyer's Real Story and Guide to Living Marriage, Separation, and Divorce

Published by Forefront Books
Distributed by Simon & Schuster

In Please Don’t Say You’re Sorry, divorce attorney Nicole Sodoma gives readers a clear picture as to whether they can fix their marriage or move forward with separation or divorce and empowers them to move forward with courage and hope.

When marriage-loving divorce attorney, Nicole Sodoma separated from her husband of thirteen years, she found herself seated in a symphony of sympathies. She quickly began to question why it is that people say “congratulations” when we marry and “I’m sorry” when we divorce.

There’s no denying that divorce sucks. The journey can be wholly overwhelming and emotionally exhausting, but it also doesn’t have to be the worst things that’s ever happened to you. In Please Don’t Say You’re Sorry, Sodoma offers up a heaping serving of humorous realities and empowering principles for a real marriage (and how to know when that’s just not possible and what to expect from there). Equally hopeful and insightful, Sodoma offers a fresh perspective on marriage, separation, and divorce, serving up stories from her experience living blended with divorced parents, her own divorce, and more than two decades as a family law attorney leading others through the divorce process. From hard truths about seeking sole custody and court proceedings, to deeply relatable tales from divorces past, her leave-nothing-out, relatable communication style makes it easy to feel deeply understood and no longer alone in the moments when trying to render those seemingly impossible decisions.

Whether you are looking for advice on how to better your marriage, are considering separation, or find yourself knee-deep in divorce, this book has something for you. Today is the first day of the rest of your life and you’ve now got a badass, no holds barred, divorce attorney by your side.

When Managing Principal & Founder Nicole Sodoma opened the doors to Sodoma Law in 2008, it was with the intention of building a different kind of law firm. Infusing her fresh perspective into everything she does, she focused on creating a culture of a “firm family” that showed commitment to clients, the team, and the community. This concept soon became known as “The Sodoma Way,” spurring the growth of the firm to a team of more than fifty across multiple states, and a client roster that includes professional athletes and neighbors alike.

Sodoma is a graduate of Cumberland School of Law at Samford University, Family Law Litigator, Certified Parenting Coordinator, and Certified Collaborative Law Attorney. She is equally a mother to three boys, a friend to many, and a trusted advisor to thousands. Over the past twenty-five years, she has been recognized for her steadfast commitment to her clients, her entrepreneurship, her vision, and her community involvement. Quickly rising as a national authority on divorce and family law, her insights have been featured in The Today Show, The Wall Street Journal, Business Insider, The Washington Post, USA Today, Women’s Health Magazine, Parents Magazine and Care.com.