What Is a Child Centered Divorce?

What Is a Child Centered Divorce?

When a divorcing couple has children, it is easy for the parents to get so caught up in their own negative emotions that they don’t focus on the needs of the children. As difficult as it might be, both parents need to set aside their own emotions and focus on the...
Tips to Help Your Kids Enjoy the Holiday During Your Divorce

Tips to Help Your Kids Enjoy the Holiday During Your Divorce

Acknowledge the loss If this is the first time your family is not together for Christmas, Hanukkah, or other winter holidays, your kids will feel a sense of loss. They will grieve the loss of the traditions they enjoyed in the past. In addition, they make feel caught...
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...
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...