I Never Thought This Would Be My Story

Jan 16, 2019

A few years ago, my marriage of over twenty years came to an end. Simply put, I never thought that would be my story. After many years of struggle, hurt and failed attempts to make things better, I found myself … Read More

Tis the Season for Financial Reason

Jan 07, 2019

January is usually a bit of a letdown. Holidays are over, winter is in charge, and it hardly seems possible another year has passed. Unfortunately, January can come with a nasty surprise— the credit card bill or the credit hangover. … Read More

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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