Did Facebook Break Up your Marriage?

  Although most people consider logging into Facebook an easy way to kill some time or take a break, something much more dangerous might be going on than just checking in with relatives and friends. Facebook may truly be the kiss of death when it comes to the health of your marriage. Casual online chats […]

10 Smart Ways to Get your Home Ready to Sell

Do you need to sell your home during or after divorce? Even if you’d prefer to keep living in your home, you may need to sell because of pressing legal or financial reasons. As a divorce strategist and a real estate consultant, I understand firsthand how upsetting it can be to get through this huge […]

Could your Finances be Frozen Even if you Don’t Want a Divorce?

I waved goodbye to my youngest child after helping him to get on the school bus and headed back into the suburban home that we had purchased just one year before. This time we had relocated for my husband’s corporate marketing position-very far across the country from any of my family and friends.   Although we […]

Is Divorce Stress Damaging your Health?

Can the emotional firestorm you are experiencing during divorce make you sick? Not only can divorce make you sick emotionally, it can definitely impact your health in many negative ways. In his book, Deadly Emotions, Don Colbert, M.D. explains that “The body cannot differentiate between stress that physical factors cause and stress that emotional factors […]

The Infidelity Diet

“I love you but I’m not in love with you.” His words swirled and buzzed around me like a fly trying to hastily flee by searching for the quickest way out of the hole in our family’s window screen. There were more words. But none that could ever reasonably explain why my husband was leaving […]

How to Deal with your Ex at your Children’s Special Events

Does the very thought of seeing your ex at your child’s special events make you so angry you’d rather show up for an IRS audit? Birthdays, graduations, getting your child situated in their college dorm, weddings…regardless of how long you have been separated or divorced, each of these special events can cause you to experience […]

Deciding to Divorce: Emotional Tug-of-War

Are you or someone you know, contemplating the thought of whether and when to file for divorce? Since divorce cuts across all the parts of a person’s life, most people experience a lot of doubts about what to do and second-guess any of the decisions they do make. In her book, “Contemplating Divorce” Divorce Expert […]

3 Reasons why Emotional Abuse is so Damaging

Although experiencing emotional abuse is very common, most people do not realize how significant and powerful the consequences can be and how often emotional abuse undermines a person in just about every area of their life. What exactly is emotional abuse?  Emotional abuse includes consistent patterns of behaviors over a period of time from an […]

Is Divorce Short-circuiting your Health?

Can the emotional firestorm you are experiencing during divorce make you sick? Not only can divorce make you sick emotionally, it can definitely impact your health in many negative ways. In his book, Deadly Emotions, Don Colbert, M.D. explains that “The body cannot differentiate between stress that physical factors cause and stress that emotional factors […]

Is Your Divorce on Life Support?

Many women and men ask me, “Why is my divorce taking so long?” They also want to know, “What can I do to help things go more smoothly and cost less money?” I usually find that there are 3 Key Reasons Why you are Stuck in a Divorce that is not moving forward.   1. […]