Six Best Ways To Enjoy Your First Father’s Day As A Single Dad

By |2020-06-03T17:02:33+00:00May 21st, 2020|Dealing With Divorce|

I have seen my share of post-divorce problems and litigation. I believe these tips to be useful for children of divorce and for helping reduce litigation. Although some situations are unfortunately going to remain hostile, I hope these six tips will put you on the right path. Do not ignore your children's mother. Pretending that mom doesn't exist, even if only for the day, might be easy for you and help avoid awkward discussions, but it's not reality -– even [...]

Why do we divorce?

By |2020-06-03T17:02:33+00:00May 21st, 2020|Dealing With Divorce|

Everyone who has been through a divorce has a story about why it happened. Why does divorce happen, though?   In some cases, someone in the relationship is physically or otherwise abusive or just a bad person. Most of the time, however, divorces are the result of one side or both thinking that “the grass is greener on the other side of the fence.”   Certainly, we don’t divorce to get rich. Most often, the assets are divided in some [...]

After the final act: Directing your story of a fresh start after divorce

By |2020-06-11T23:10:29+00:00May 20th, 2020|Dealing With Divorce|

Divorce is an ordeal, emotionally, financially, and socially. As the process draws to a close, our minds turn to what comes next. Dating after divorce can be both exciting and a little intimidating. Will we find someone? Where do we even start?   The First Step is Healing After a divorce, practice self-compassion. Give yourself as much time as you need to heal. No matter how necessary the divorce was, many people still need to grieve. It’s not uncommon to [...]

The Top 6 Ways To Care For Yourself During Your Divorce

By |2020-06-11T23:16:47+00:00May 20th, 2020|Dealing With Divorce|

Even the most amicable divorce can take its toll on your emotional wellbeing. How much more so for those of us going through contentious ones! Add to that the stresses of work, caring for family and keeping up with the daily news cycle, and it can leave us feeling overwhelmed.    A clear head helps with negotiations. It can keep amicable divorces amicable and make the less amicable ones easier to manage. Maintaining your composure may even tilt the scales [...]

The Top 3 Questions to Consider When Getting a Divorce

By |2020-06-11T23:35:33+00:00May 12th, 2020|Dealing With Divorce|

  The decision to pursue a divorce can be very complicated and painful. You might be wondering if you should get a divorce, or if there is another way. These are the top three questions you should ask yourself when approaching this potentially life-changing decision.    How do I feel? The first step in exploring the possibility of divorce is to do some soul searching. How do you feel about your spouse? How do you feel about your relationship with [...]

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