Protecting Yourself: How to Avoid Being Manipulated During a Divorce Manipulation is not always obvious. You may think that your soon-to-be ex-partner is financially savvy by suggesting that hiring a lawyer is unnecessary and expensive. They may even suggest that doing so will mess up the whole process. They may also promise that he’ll give you […]
Did you hate Valentine’s Day?
While Valentine’s Day may be the day for love, it can also be a clear indicator that the one you used to love is no longer fulfilling that role. Requests for divorce surge about 40% in the weeks approaching valentines day, according to Avvo, as it is a natural catalyst for women and men to […]
How to Set Yourself Up for a Successful Divorce with Confidence & Clarity
There’s a reason they say divorce is one of the highest stressors for humans, second only to the death of a spouse. Divorce can feel isolating, challenging, and emotionally depleting, especially if children are involved. And divorce is also the biggest financial investment of your life. A bad divorce outcome or settlement can cost you […]
Do you need a divorce mediator?
A divorce mediator can help you and your spouse reach an agreement on all divorce-related issues such as child support, parenting plans, dividing property, and spousal support. A divorce mediatior can be beneficial if: You generally agree – Mediation usually works best when both parties generally agree on how they want to resolve the various issues and […]
What’s your Divorced New Years Resolution?
If life has taken you down an unexpected path, you don’t have to walk it alone. What’s your Divorced New Years Resolution? Part of going through a separation or divorce is shifting attention from the hurt of your past and focusing on future opportunities. Focus on Forgiveness – You have probably experienced anger and/or blame towards […]
Unwrap the Secrets to Holidays after Divorce
If life has taken you down an unexpected path, you don’t have to walk it alone. Unwrap the Secrets to Holidays after Divorce Don’t let Divorce bring you and your children a stocking full of coal. Splitting the holidays can be as easy as pie if you communicate and use solutions to celebrate more cheer. […]
Navigating the Thanksgiving Table
If life has taken you down an unexpected path, you don’t have to walk it alone. Navigating the Thanksgiving Table Thanksgiving is a holiday about being grateful, which may be difficult when you’re navigating the stress of divorce or uncoupling. The first (or even fifth) Thanksgiving with your family is bound to have some challenges, […]
Grey Divorce: A Demographic Trend
If life has taken you down an unexpected path, you don’t have to walk it alone. Grey Divorce: A Demographic Trend Studies show that divorce rates for couples aged 50 and older have doubled since 1990, and more than doubled for married individuals 65 and older. This isn’t a case of second-marriages or even later-in-life marriages […]
Going through a hard time? Set up a Support System
If life has taken you down an unexpected path, you don’t have to walk it alone. Going through a hard time? Set up a Support System If you and your family are facing divorce or custody issues, you know how exhausting – physically, mentally, emotionally – it can be. It can also feel isolating, which […]