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Surviving the First Holiday Without Your Spouse

Dec 21, 2018

Sometimes, what are supposed to be happy occasions are instead times of sadness. This is especially true during the first holiday after your divorce. Being alone during a traditionally joyful time can amplify that sadness. The distress and sadness can … Read More

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Bring the Power of Mindfulness to Your Holidays

Dec 17, 2018

The holiday season is supposed to be a happy time, full of joy and good cheer. But if you’re going through a divorce, however, this time of year can be overwhelming. You might feel you’re unable to manage your grief … Read More

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A Daughter’s Perspective on Divorce Mediation

Nov 30, 2018

Children Know the Unspoken Memories of the time leading up to my parents’ divorce that are most vivid to me are the ones containing nothing – no fights, no yelling, no manipulation to favor one parent or another. So I … Read More

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How does Parent Alienation Damage Children of Divorce?

Sep 27, 2018

“You are a bad parent and I don’t want you in my life any more.” Most parents have heard this from their children and felt free to ignore it. Unfortunately for some divorced parents, this threat becomes reality. Read More

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Surviving Divorce. How Will I Get Through This?

Sep 25, 2018

In the Linda Ronstadt song “Poor, Poor Pitiful Me”, she sings about a breakup. She describes it as he “put me through some changes Lord. Sort of like a Waring blender”. Divorce can feel like that you are whirring in … Read More

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A Heroic Effort: Choosing to Make the Best Decisions during a Divorce

Apr 19, 2018

“It is under the greatest adversity that there exists the greatest potential for doing good, both for oneself and others.” ▬ Dalai Lama XIV

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Health Insurance After Divorce

Apr 13, 2018

Consider Your Options Sooner Rather than Later Heath coverage after divorce is critical. And in the case of many women it becomes an affordability issue. Women are less likely than men to be insured through their own job (35% vs. … Read More

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Don’t Let Anger Derail Your Divorce

Mar 13, 2018

It’s impossible to go through a divorce without experiencing some anger. And usually you both experience resentment, abandonment, disillusionment, sadness, loneliness, guilt, and fear. Anger is a powerful emotion that requires a great deal of energy, adrenaline and resources. In … Read More

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Divorce and Taxes in 2018

Jan 30, 2018

A Mediated Tax Strategy Leads to a Better Financial Future for Divorcing Couples In addition to all the decisions about children, property and finances that must be made, divorcing couples must also consider the tax ramifications. Ignoring tax issues may … Read More

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A Child’s View of Infidelity

Jan 25, 2018

In 2012, one quarter of adults under the age of forty-five in the U.S. were children of divorce. In many cases, infidelity was a primary factor in the divorce. That betrayal has wide-ranging consequences for their children. How do Children … Read More

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