Divorce Lawyer-Shopping and Other Life Decisions, Part 3
by: Janie McQueen
When I hired my divorce lawyer eight years ago, I was an easy client. I had a pithy two questions to ask: Are you available? and How much? This attorney, the third I approached, had represented a friend’s husband in a
Caring for Yourself After Divorce
by: Cheryl Donavan
Divorce can be very difficult. Often the parties involved have spent much of their time seeing to the needs of everyone else. But one of the single most important things divorcees can do is to concentrate on self care.
by: Susan Bernardo
Up, up and away! In the months just after my separation, I soared into the stratosphere like a hot air balloon suddenly freed of sandbags. For too many years, my marriage had limped along, unable to reach a safe flying altitude.
The Olive Branch
by: Lisa Borchetta, MACP, CMC, ACC
Like many married parents, divorced parents often disagree over specific guidelines and rules that affect their children. But the challenge for divorced parents and their kids is complicated by the fact that
Children's Issues After Divorce
by: Michele Sfankianos, R.N.
Behaviors to Watch For: A biological child or step child with problems creates problems for the entire family. High-stress behavior never happens in a vacuum. Even one member of the family losing their cool is one too many, and this affects the family as a whole.
Parental Divorce Conflict: Don't Blame the Kids!
by: Rosalind Seducca, CCT
All too often parents want to rage about their ex after the divorce and vent about the other parent with their children. But the results can be devastating. Sure, divorce conflicts between parents can get ugly. But too often we
Minimizing the Fallout from Divorce
by: Michele Colucci, JD
In any divorce, there are two primary issues that cause a fight. Children and money. Oftentimes, sadly, parties use one to gain leverage in the other. The big question we
Messages from a Child's View of Divorce
by: Amie Greenberg, JD and Barbara Greenberg, MD
Toxic Individuals and the Power of Forgiveness
by: Tina Swithin
There seems to be a great deal of discussion surrounding the power of forgiveness as it relates to divorce. Forgiveness seems to be a buzz word in religious teachings, self help books and a regular topic on the Oprah Show. Even my therapist seems to cling to the word! We are taught that in order to be free, we must forgive.
The Big Thing Celebrities Fight Most About When They Divorce-And Why You Should, Too!
by: Jeffrey A. Landers, CFDA(TM), Divorce Financial Strategist(TM)
We’ve all heard stories about celebrity divorces that become caustic and bitter disputes, fought tooth and nail in the courts for months --and sometimes even years. But, why are these cases so complex and difficult? What could possibly cause such a long, protracted fuss?