Before Letting Go, Do This

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Before Letting Go, Do This

It’s absolutely true that the act of letting go is freeing and feels fabulous. But there’s a process behind the release. You can’t simply let go of something you’re actively nourishing. That’s why green leaves don’t fall from trees unless they’re ripped away by an external force.

What does it mean to stop feeding an old relationship?

Author: Tara Eisenhard, Relative Evolutions

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Is Social Media Related to Higher Divorce Rates?

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Is Social Media Related to Higher Divorce Rates?

Many research studies are referring to “internet infidelity” and “virtual adultery” as a national epidemic. Apparently the anonymity associated with electronic communication allows users to feel more open and free in talking with other users. This anonymity and attention makes the “virtual affair” fun, easy, increasingly appealing and accessible.

Author: Alison Keil, Esq., Keil & Siegel LLP

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The Dangers of Allowing a Judge to Resolve Your Parenting Disputes

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The Dangers of Allowing a Judge to Resolve Your Parenting Disputes

Most parents continue to co-parent their children after divorce. Absent circumstances where children are at risk, parents have the responsibility to put the their children first by working out a cooperative parenting plan that is in the children’s interests.  If you are unable to resolve children’s issues with your co-parent, a judge will. There are some very good reasons to avoid that.

Author: Larry Sarezky, Esq., Sarezky Law

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Divorce Mediation - a “Holistic” Approach to Divorce

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Divorce Mediation - a “Holistic” Approach to Divorce

I think of divorce mediation as a holistic approach because it’s focus is not only on the termination of the marriage.  Rather, it focuses on the entire family and the continued relationship of the parties to a divorce (especially where children are involved), how to best prepare the parties to anticipate future events that may occur after the divorce is finalized, and to overall provide the parties with a framework for moving forward and on with their lives.

Author: Joelle A. Perez, Peacemaker Divorce Mediation  

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Divorce Truthbombs:  How Your Children Really Feel After the Spilt, What Every Parent Needs To Know.

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Divorce Truthbombs: How Your Children Really Feel After the Spilt, What Every Parent Needs To Know.

No matter how much you love them, no matter how skilled you are as a parent you won’t be able to take all the hurt away.  When emotions are running high and strong even the most well-intentioned parent can lose sight of just how stressful and confusing divorce can be for children. As a result, I routinely advise parents to think carefully about the beginning steps.  

Author: Christina McGhee, MSW, Parenting Apart Coaching

 

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