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...
Seven Reasons People Stay in a Marriage That Doesn’t Work

Seven Reasons People Stay in a Marriage That Doesn’t Work

Feel stuck in a bad marriage?  Can’t decide to divorce?  Here are common reasons. Fear and Guilt are the most common reasons people stay in bad marriages.Source: Photo by Kat Jayne from Pexels I have met many people who tell me they have been thinking about...
Why Would Anyone Need a Divorce Coach?

Why Would Anyone Need a Divorce Coach?

What is a Divorce Coach?  How do I know if I need one?  How Can a Coach Help Me? In this post, you will learn about what Divorce Coaches do, why they are so helpful, and how to find one in your area.  Divorces are complicated, require a lot of decision-making, and...
My Parents’ Divorce War Trained Me to Be a Therapist!

My Parents’ Divorce War Trained Me to Be a Therapist!

My story is a lesson for parents and what NOT to do during divorce. We all do what we do for a reason, and the reason is often connected to our childhood. For me, I was drawn to divorce work because I wanted to change the way people divorce for the sake of their...
How to Tell Your Spouse You Want a Separation or Divorce

How to Tell Your Spouse You Want a Separation or Divorce

One of the questions I am asked most frequently is how to talk to your spouse if you want to separate or divorce. It feels frightening and overwhelming, and you want to do it in a way that won’t lead to a blow-up. I still remember when I had this talk with my...
What Does It Take to Save Your Marriage From Divorce?

What Does It Take to Save Your Marriage From Divorce?

How can marital therapy help? What’s the therapist’s job? What’s yours? Marital counseling can help save your relationship or ensure that you are making the right decision if you divorce. Source: Photo by cottonbro from Pexels In my work...
Seven Reasons People Stay in an Unhappy Marriage

Seven Reasons People Stay in an Unhappy Marriage

Feel stuck in a bad marriage? Can’t decide to divorce? Here are the most common reasons. Have you been thinking about divorce for a very long time? Are you caught in a painful loop of indecision. “Should I leave? I don’t know if I can (or should) do it.“ Why is...

Relationships in Quarantine: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

In an earlier post, I wrote about the psychological short- and long-term effects of quarantine. Now that we are in a longer-term quarantine, you are probably seeing how these reactions are affecting your relationships, especially your marital relationship. You may...

Facing a Divorce As Quarantine Ends?

  Family Law specialists and therapists predict a surge in separation and divorce consultations as shelter-in-place restrictions are lifted. There are probably two common reasons for this: First, many couples had no choice but to “tough it out” through the past...

How Nesting Can Ease Your Separation or Divorce – Part 2

Ask Yourself if Nesting Makes Sense for Your Family  1. Will you and your spouse remain in the area or city?  Nesting works best when both of you are available for your “on duty” parenting time. 2. Ask yourself if you can set aside your own comfort and prioritize the...