Parenting Plans that Lead to Less Conflicts Later On

  Are you trying to navigate through the challenges of both divorce and starting to co-parent the kids? If you are going through a divorce that includes children, it’s essential to put together a Parenting Plan that both meets your children’s specific needs and that does not end up leading to on-going conflicts with your children’s […]

Is your Marriage Dying on the Vine of Neglect?

Death by a thousand cuts. A marriage may end this way. Erupting wildly like angry lava spewing over the top of a pressure filled chamber that lies deep beneath its dark, multi-sided surface. Or marriage can die an agonizing and slower death by neglect. Too many work demands and frustrating conversations about your jobs that […]

A New Home Equals A New Post-Divorce Start

It is easy to feel like you’re alone as you go through a divorce — but you’re not. According to the CDC, almost 4 out of 1,000 people will also experience divorce this year. That’s a lot of people making decisions about who’s going to take the dog and where they’re going to live. As […]

Have you Built a Fortress Around your Heart?

“When a woman waits too long to get involved again, she may become overly self-sufficient and unknowingly push love away.  If needing love causes pain, she will just stop needing love to eliminate the pain.”  — Author and therapist John Gray When a man offers you support, do you push it away? Are you avoiding […]

Got Rage? How to Deal with Anger and Rage During Divorce

How are you dealing with your anger before, during and after divorce? I remember spending the first year of my divorce crying my eyes out and trying to make sense out of my husband’s infidelities and the verbal and emotional abuse he dished out on an on-going basis during the 20 years we were together. […]

Money and Divorce: Will You End Up Homeless?

Do your fears about how much money divorce will cost and the soul-sickening fears of running out of money keep you up late at night? The all-encompassing fear of running out of money can hold us back right from the very time we start seriously considering divorce and continue to torment us with its relentless, […]

Designing your Home After Divorce

Ever thought about redecorating or redesigning your home due to divorce? Author Sharon Lacrosse shares some ideas here about about how redecorating our post-divorce home in a fresh way can benefit us both emotionally and in many other ways as well. Divorce can be frustrating, heartbreaking and scary. The truth is though, it’s fairly common. […]

Should I Divorce or Not?

Are you wavering back and forth about whether or not to divorce? Since divorce cuts across all the parts of a person’s life, you’re probably experiencing many fears and doubts about what to do and second-guessing any of the decisions you have made so far. Even if you have made the decision to move forward […]

Does your T-Shirt say Divorced- Damaged Goods?

I never, ever, ever thought that I would be checking off that nosy marital status box on forms – DIVORCED. Thrown into the storm of divorce after discovering my husband’s complicated secret life and finding out that he had no remorse or plans to change, I screamed and fought my way through divorce like a […]

Divorced, Home Alone and Safe & Sound

It’s probably been years since you’ve had the house to yourself. If you went directly from your parents’ home to living with your husband, maybe you’ve never experienced the pleasure. Once the ordeal of divorce is over, you’ll find single living can be enjoyable. You won’t have to share the bathroom or closet. Once you […]