Surviving the Holidays Without Your Kids

Surviving the Holidays Without Your Kids

Holidays without your kids during divorce feels awful. Here are four tips. Published previously on psychologytoday.com Oct 01, 2019 I don’t know how I will survive Thanksgiving this year. It’s the first time I won’t be with my kids. My soon-to-be-ex is taking the kids...
Emotional Attachment to a House

Emotional Attachment to a House

A house is just a building, but a home is filled with hopes, dreams, and memories.  The attachment to the home can be almost as strong as an attachment to a living being.  The attachment can be long-term – you’ve built a relationship with your home as you...
How to Tell Your Kids You’re Getting a Separation or Divorce

How to Tell Your Kids You’re Getting a Separation or Divorce

It’s important to talk to your kids before they hear it from someone else. One of the first questions I am asked is how to talk to your kids about your upcoming separation of divorce. It is one of the most difficult, painful conversations you’ll ever face.  When...
Co-Parenting vs. Parallel Parenting

Co-Parenting vs. Parallel Parenting

Co-Parenting—What does that mean? How can I co-parent with someone who has betrayed me? How do you co-parent after a divorce when we couldn’t parent well while we were married? I don’t even want to parent with him/her anymore! You’re getting divorced and your biggest...
Ten Reasons to Hate Your Ex Forever

Ten Reasons to Hate Your Ex Forever

But is it worth the cost? The divorce is done.  Now what?Source: Pixabay/Pexels You have just gone through the biggest crisis of your life, your divorce.  It was costly, scary and miserable, and you thought it would never end.  In fact, maybe it still...