Curbing the Physical and Emotional Health Impact of Divorce

The majority of people marry with the hope and expectation that it will be a mutually rewarding relationship that will last forever. So, it is not surprising that divorce can be a painful experience for almost everyone.  Some individuals are better equipped to handle the stresses, challenges and new opportunities of divorce than others.  However, […]

How To Keep A Household Budget With A Single Income

Guest Blog by Carol Ferguson What gives me the right to teach you about household budgeting? I’ve been there and done that and as the saying goes: “I’ve got the T-shirt”. After 18 years of marriage, it was over. Why doesn’t matter. Whose fault it was doesn’t matter. That was part of my “moving on”. It […]

5 Key Signs of Parental Alienation

Parental alienation is a problem that most often arises when parents engage in bitter and extended child custody litigation. Although intense feelings of anger and mistrust are common when parents are  beginning to transition from the tidal wave of emotions surrounding divorce into a co-parenting relationship, most parents experience less anger and anxiety over time […]

Quiz: How Well Do You Manage Anger During Divorce?

  Like other emotions, anger itself is neither bad nor good. It’s the behavior that follows the feeling that can be harmful or destructive. And, while anger is typically associated with aggression or violence, anger can be constructive, too. It can be the wind that blows a needed change through your life. Take the following […]

Starting Divorce: Fear of Change

Do you know someone who has been thinking about divorce for quite some time, yet continues to stay in an unfulfilling and unhealthy relationship due to fear of change? In Brendon Burchard’s new book, “The Charge,” he describes how change is a biologically based call forward to drive and learn, yet so many people are […]

3 Ways to Communicate with a Difficult Ex

Does your stomach churn at the thought of having to communicate with your ex?  Would you rather clean out a 45 gallon fish tank than contact your ex about the kids’ holiday schedule? Many former spouses continue to experience significant difficulties in the ways that they communicate with each other which spark ongoing wildfires when […]

Making the Decision to Divorce or Not

  Are you struggling with the  decision about whether it is the right time for you to move toward the direction of divorce? Many people spend months and sometimes even years considering the possibilities of separation and divorce.  Although some people can recall the exact moment when the decision about whether to divorce was no […]