4 Things Every Divorced Person Should Do

How you mark the ending of your marriage and the attitude you adopt will greatly impact the kind of life you'll live moving forward after divorce.A divorce can be a long and draining process that can be emotionally, financially and physically exhausting process.However, there is an endpoint.And, while it can seem anti-climactic after seemingly endless [...]

How to Support a Friend Through Divorce

Watching a good friend go through a divorce can be difficult, and it is natural to want to help them. If you wish to support a friend through a divorce, your desire is admirable. It’s important that you offer support that is helpful and not harmful, though.While every divorce is different and the support that [...]

Do You Have to Keep Buying Gifts for Your Ex-Spouse After Divorce?

You certainly don’t have to continue helping your kids by buying gifts for your ex for celebrations like Mother's Day or Father's Day, but here are five reasons why you should consider it.With Mother’s Day just past us and Father’s Day right around the corner, it’s a good time to consider what obligations divorced parents [...]

The Benefits of Co-Mediation in Divorce

Working with a co-mediation team of professionals during divorce provides you with additional benefits beyond working with a single mediator. A mediated divorce uses a neutral third-party mediator to help the parties resolve issues that arise during the divorce. The mediator is not there to make decisions or mandate outcomes. Their role is to help the parties collaborate [...]

Post-Divorce Dating: Things to Consider Before You Get Started

Some of the post-divorce dating advice your friends and family offer is worth considering, while some of it might need to be thrown out!The approaches that people take to post-divorce dating vary widely. Some people are shell-shocked after a divorce and can’t imagine dating, while others want nothing more than to jump right back into [...]

Emotional Parenting in Divorce: Beyond the Time and Money of Parenting

This following highlights the role of emotional parenting of children as a consideration during the divorce process along with the physical and financial aspects. When divorce involves children, the parenting discussions tend to be dominated by time and money issues: Where are the kids going to live? What days do I get to see the kids? [...]

3 Self-Focused Resolutions for the Suddenly Single

If separation or divorce has left you suddenly single, here are 3 resolutions to consider.In the past, you may have have made traditional New Year’s resolutions like losing weight or getting more organized. If you’ve just gone through separation or divorce, the start of a new year is a great time to make some divorce-related [...]

Divorcing but Still Living Together During the Holidays?

If you are divorcing but still living together, you and your spouse need to make plans and manage conflict this holiday season. Many couples continue to live together while going through a divorce. As lives and calendars continue to move during the divorce process, there are times when divorcing couples still living together face potentially awkward [...]

Divorce and the Holidays: What to Do with Your New Significant Other

Making the Most out of Divorce and the Holidays with Your Children  While divorce and the holidays are complicated enough, adding a new significant other to the mix can heighten the anxiety on all fronts. However, there are ways to make this type of an introduction work for all parties. Provided below is a quick decision [...]

Surviving Thanksgiving: Strategies for Managing Family at the Holidays

Flip on the TV at time this year and you’re likely to find some program or movie showing the ideal family Thanksgiving-- loving family, perfectly set table, and laughter and good cheer all around. You can also find holiday cheer on Facebook or Instagram. Perhaps nowhere else in American culture is there a bigger gap [...]

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