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October 2021

Considering Divorce
10 Reasons Why Senior Married Adults Seek Divorce
Breaking up a marriage much later in life is likely to be one of the biggest decisions an elderly married couple can make.

Financial
What Types of Expenses Are Covered by Child Support?
Parents are likely to encounter multiple types of expenses as they raise their children.

Back to School
5 Back-to-School Tips for Separated and Divorced Parents
Back-to-school can be especially challenging for children whose parents separated or divorced over the summer.

Children’s and Parenting
Are Some Parents More at Risk to Parental Alienation than Others?
Parental Alienation Syndrome occurs when a child aligns with one parent and grows exceptionally hostile toward the other parent.

Life After Divorce
Getting through Divorce with Grace and Dignity at Any Age
Amid the divorce horror stories that plague online news feeds with gritty details, a few glimmers of hope shine through.

September 2021

Considering Divorce
10 Reasons Why Senior Married Adults Seek Divorce
Breaking up a marriage much later in life is likely to be one of the biggest decisions an elderly married couple can make.

Financial
What Types of Expenses Are Covered by Child Support?
Parents are likely to encounter multiple types of expenses as they raise their children.

Back to School
5 Back-to-School Tips for Separated and Divorced Parents
Back-to-school can be especially challenging for children whose parents separated or divorced over the summer.

Children’s and Parenting
Are Some Parents More at Risk to Parental Alienation than Others?
Parental Alienation Syndrome occurs when a child aligns with one parent and grows exceptionally hostile toward the other parent.

Life After Divorce
Getting through Divorce with Grace and Dignity at Any Age
Amid the divorce horror stories that plague online news feeds with gritty details, a few glimmers of hope shine through.

 

 

 

 

 

August 2021

Considering Divorce
Thinking About Divorce? Where You Start Matters
The sooner you start the divorce process, the sooner you can start planning for your future.

Financial Issues
5 Steps to Saving Your Credit from Your Ex
How your credit can be affected by your ex-spouse even after divorce, and what you can do to protect yourself.

Children’s and Parenting Issues
What to Do When Divorced Parents Disagree on the COVID-19 Vaccine
Beware that in the interest of the children, the court can step in.

Co-Parenting
Bird Nesting After Divorce: Honoring Our Family’s History
Because of birds nesting, we’re surrounded by memories of how our family came to be.

Life After Divorce
Newly Single? Here Are 8 Things to Look Forward to
While working through some of the emotions, keep your eyes on these perks that are nearly exclusive to singlehood.

 

July 2021

Life After Divorce
7 Tips for Spending the Summer Without Your Kids
If you are spending the summer without your kids, ease the transition by using these tips.

Divorce Process
Why Courts Prefer Parents Settle During Divorce
Settling child custody is all about setting aside personal differences for the benefit of the child.

Financial Issues
Your Spouse is Hiding Cryptocurrency During Divorce?
If you believe that your spouse is hiding cryptocurrency, take an active role in looking for proof of your suspicions.

Children & Divorce
6 Ways to Strengthen Your Relationship With Your Child
It is important to stay consistent and dedicated when strengthening your relationship with your child.

Divorce Recovery
4 Grief Ritual Steps to Honor the End of Your Marriage
Let yourself explore the many rituals grievers can practice and create a meaningful closure that’s just right for you.

 

June 2021

Divorce Process
Maintaining Your House During Divorce: A Quick Guide
If you own your home, deciding what to do with the house will be one of the largest financial decisions during divorce.

Financial Issues
How Divorced Parents Can Plan Ahead for College Costs
Tackling college costs is stressful enough for any family. For separated or divorced parents, planning for college can be an extra source of stress and contention.

Father’s Day
Enjoying Father’s Day Alone Post-Divorce
If your children won’t be with you, keeping active can help dispel gloomy thoughts. Here are 7 ways to get through the holiday.

Co-Parenting
5 Myths About Co-Parenting After Divorce
After a divorce, you start a new type of relationship with your ex. Don’t talk yourself into believing these myths.

Life After Divorce
Are You Stuck in the Rejection Phase After Divorce?
If you are stuck in the rejection phase, it means that you haven’t faced your fears or painful emotions yet. Here are 5 signs that you’re stuck.

 

May 2021

Divorce Process
Healthy Divorce: How to Make Your Split As Smooth As Possible
Avoid the stress and agony of divorce by putting in the work to move on in a healthy way and start the rest of your life.

Financial Issues
How to Manage Your Money For a Promising Future Post-Divorce
Find out how you can quickly put money back into your bank account after divorce.

Mother’s Day Post
7 Tips for Women Coping with Sadness on Mother’s Day
Many women are coping with sadness on Mother’s Day: perhaps over losing their children to their ex, yearning to be a mother, or being estranged from their own mothers.

Children and Divorce
How the COVID-19 Crisis Has Changed the Family Dynamic
To ensure healthy habits with family, take a step back, be respectful, and communicate as effectively as possible.

Coping With Divorce
Stages of Grief During Divorce
Grief can be a part of the divorce process and beyond. It is mourning what was and will never be again.

 

April 2021

Considering Divorce
5 Crucial Things to Consider When Filing for a Divorce
There are many things to consider when filing for divorce; here are the most important things to discuss with your attorney.

Financial Issues
4 Clever Ways to Make Money From Home After Divorce
Going through divorce during a pandemic may give you extra reasons to need to make money from home. Here are a few potential sources of income to consider.

Coping With Divorce
Finding Things to Celebrate When Going Through Divorce
Things might seem hard right now, but you’ll quickly discover that life has plenty of things worth celebrating.

Divorce Recovery
Positive Habits to Develop When Going Through Divorce
Developing some useful new habits – such as eliminating negative thoughts & people from your life – will help you get through this difficult time.

Children and Divorce
How to Make Divorce Easier for Your Children
While you will have some painful moments no matter what you do, these tips will help to make the transition as easy as possible for your children.

 

March 2021

Divorce Preparation
Choosing Your Family Law Professional During Divorce
Here is a list of some divorce professionals you may want to consider.

Divorce Process
9 Issues that Will Need Your Attention During the Divorce Process
The sooner you start to address these issues during your divorce, the better off you will be.

Financial Issues
Managing The Fear Of Dealing With Your Finances After A Divorce
Here are seven tips on how to manage the stresses and anxieties while taking care of your finances after divorce.

Children’s and Parenting Issues after Divorce
How I Prepared My Child When I Got Divorced
It might be one of the most difficult conversations you will have, but you must do it right.

Divorce Recovery
Reconnecting To Self Is “Key” To Divorce Recovery
Reconnecting to yourself is an important step in moving forward once on the other side of divorce.
It can be very difficult to heal from divorce, but you can do it. Give yourself time and compassion, use these helpful tips, and – with a few inevitable setbacks – things will get better every day. 

 

February 2021

Considering Divorce
6 Mistakes to Avoid When You’re Planning to Divorce
Learn the dos and don’ts before you start planning your divorce. Although it is a stressful process, by avoiding these mistakes, you can go through divorce relatively smoothly.

Financial Issues
Divorced? Consider These 5 Things Before Buying a New House
While you are transitioning from married to divorced, there are several things to take into account if you’re thinking about purchasing a new home.

Health and Well-Being
5 Ways to Beat Anxiety After Divorce
Divorce can be one of the most stressful times in your life, and it often comes with a myriad of negative feelings. Here’s how to beat divorce anxiety before it beats you.

Dating After Divorce
Moving on and Finding New Love After a Divorce with Children
It’s time to step forward into the unknown, trust yourself, trust your kids, and trust the process. Be open to finding new love – for yourself, and to show your kids what a healthy relationship looks like.

Divorce Recovery
6 Ways to Heal from a Divorce and Move On
It can be very difficult to heal from divorce, but you can do it. Give yourself time and compassion, use these helpful tips, and – with a few inevitable setbacks – things will get better every day.

 

January 2021

Divorce Process
Top Benefits of Hiring a Divorce Lawyer
One of the prime benefits of hiring a divorce lawyer is that it can protect you from making mistakes you’ll have to live with for the rest of your life; it also levels the playing field if your spouse hires one.

Coping with Divorce
Unhappy New Year? Tips to Help You Move on after Divorce
If you’re in the throes of unhappy emotions now, read this article for some ideas on how to get through it.

Financial Issues
How To Free Yourself Financially From Your Ex-Spouse
There are many strategies to use – and mistakes to avoid – that can help protect your financial security during divorce. Here are a few tips to help you move towards financial freedom.

Children and Divorce
How To Guide Your Kids Through Divorce
If you’re going through the divorce process, here are things you can try to make it easier on yourself and your children.

Relationships and Dating
I’m Single and Have NO Interest in Dating Since My Divorce.
No, I’m not dating or looking to date.

 

December 2020

Divorce Process
Divorce Lawyers: Why You Need to Hire One
An insider reveals why you should not go defenseless into the divorce battlefield.

Financial Issues
3 Categories To Focus on as You Prepare Financially for Divorce
How thoroughly you prepare for divorce can impact the divorce process.

Co-Parenting after Divorce
How We Celebrate Holidays After Divorce
Our kids don’t have two families, they have one.

Divorce Recovery
Dealing With the Aftermath of Divorce: Your Personal Guide
Divorce is tough. Here are some tips on how you can deal with the aftermath.

Health and Well-Being
The Challenge of Staying Fit During Divorce and COVID-19: Tips for Tough Times
Here are tips on staying fit during a divorce and COVID-19.

 

 

November 2020

Divorce Process
What You Need to Know About Divorce During COVID-19
You can get divorced in the midst of the pandemic, but getting through the process is going to be a challenge.

Financial Issues
The Financial Impact of Divorce During the Pandemic
During a pandemic & economic downturn, as much as a couple may want to split, doing so can much more difficult for both practical & financial reasons.

Coping with Divorce
Holidays On (N)ice: How to Handle Holiday Disagreements
If you want to disagree nicely with your family members this Thanksgiving, here are five basic tools.

Co-Parenting after Divorce
Preparing For the COVID-19 Vaccine: Tips For Disagreeing Co-Parents
Will you and your co-parent be able to see eye to eye concerning your child’s COVID-19 vaccination?

Dating After Divorce
What Are Your Non-Negotiables for Dating After Divorce?
Each person has her or his own non-negotiables when dating after divorce: positive traits as well as dealbreakers.

 

October 2020

Considering Divorce
How to Amicably Divorce Your Spouse During COVID-19
To amicably divorce your spouse during COVID-19, it is important to use compassion.

Financial Issues
Selling Your House During Divorce: A Comprehensive Guide
Here’s what you need to know about selling your house during divorce.

Child Custody, Co-Parenting
Addressing Post-Divorce Child Custody Issues During the COVID-19 Crisis
It is likely that the coronavirus pandemic has affected your child custody situation.

Divorce Recovery, Life After Divorce
How to Set Up Your New Place After a Divorce
Here are some tips to help you move on and set up your new place after a divorce.

Life After Divorce
When Your Ex Calls: Five Rules of Engagement for Positive Interaction
Here are five rules of engagement for positive interaction with your ex.

 

September  2020

Divorce Process
5 Practical Issues To Consider During a Divorce
Here are crucial but often-overlooked issues to consider. Making decisions about them ASAP will ease the adjustment to your post-divorce reality.

Life After Divorce
20 Words to Avoid for A Better Life After Divorce
There are words to avoid – those that exhaust, hurt, and undermine – and words to use liberally – those that bolster, heal, and invigorate – after divorce.

Co-Parenting after Divorce
COVID, Co-Parenting, and Back to School
As you, your ex, and your child prepare for the upcoming school year while COVID-19 is still around, there are a few things you should consider.

Health & Wellbeing
Dealing with Your Unmet Needs Through and Post-Divorce
Having unmet needs during divorce is normal and also a great source of anguish, confusion, and pain.

Financial Issues
Choosing the Right Real Estate Agent to Sell Your House During Divorce
When searching for the right real estate agent, your interviewing process will reveal a variety of styles and personalities.

 

August 2020

Considering Divorce
12 Signs Your Marriage May Be Over
Has your fairy-tale marriage turned into a toxic relationship? Here are 12 signs your marriage may be over.

Financial Issues
How To Stabilize Your Finances As A Single Parent During COVID-19
If you have lost your job due to the pandemic, you may find that you are struggling to stabilize your finances.

Co-Parenting after Divorce
How to Co-Parent With an Ever-Changing Summer Schedule
The whole summer will go better if you consider your own mental and physical well-being.

Divorce Recovery
Recovering From Divorce During COVID-19
I managed to come out a newer, better, sassier version of myself. Now this.

Life After Divorce
Surprising Facts About the Modern Dating Scene
Relationships can be a rollercoaster ride, and so can the modern dating scene.

 

July 2020

Considering Divorce
With a simple internet search, you can find a plethora of information about divorce lawyers. Here’s how to find the right one for you.
 
Financial Issues
Divorce isn’t just tough on our mental health, it can also pose all sorts of problems when it comes to our finances.
 
Parenting Issues During Divorce
Every unhappy family may be unique, but right now, a lot of families are unhappy in a similar way for similar reasons.
 
Coping with Divorce
When divorce is made worse by a frightening global pandemic, you must take decisive action to mitigate your stress and emotional fatigue.
 
Legal Issues
Marriage is going digital. Is divorce far behind?
 
 

 

 

 

June 2020

Child Custody
What should a parent do to enforce the quarantine rules when they conflict with the court’s custody orders?
 
Coping with Divorce
We are dealing with a time of global crisis. If you’re in the middle of a divorce, the coronavirus is affecting that, too.
 
Coping with Divorce
Divorce recovery during coronavirus quarantine can be hellish when you live in lockdown.
 
Fathers and Divorce
When you first accepted your divorce, it may not have dawned on you that Father’s Day would have a whole new look.
 
Life After Divorce
Even in the best of times, happiness in a second marriage can be difficult to sustain.

 

May 2020

Financial Issues
Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) in Effect Now
We are all working our way through the many questions raised by the CARES Act and how it impacts all of us.

Co-Parenting after Divorce
Visitation Refusal By Divorced Parents During COVID-19
It’s important to recognize that reasonable people can reach vastly different conclusions about the safety of child exchanges and visitation in these strange times.

Divorce News
Miami ER Doctor Loses Custody During Coronavirus
An emergency room doctor has lost custody of her four-year-old daughter amid increasing coronavirus fears.

Divorce Process
Divorce During the Coronavirus Shut Down
You won’t be able to get all of your issues right now but you can still work on your divorce with video conferencing.

Mothers and Divorce
7 Tips for Mothers Coping with Mother’s Day
Coping with Mother’s Day can be difficult for many reasons. Remember to honor your feelings about this day.

 

April 2020

Divorce Process
Understanding Your Concerns and Goals For a Divorce
Knowing your divorce goals can keep you moving forward in the right direction. Here are some things you should think about as you go through the process.

Financial Issues
4 Financial Things to Consider Before You File For Divorce
Before blurting “I want a divorce!” you need to consider the financial implications. Are you in a financial position to support yourself and your children if necessary?

Life After Divorce
Be Your Own Author: Create Your Own Path after Divorce
Divorce stinks. But try to find the silver lining: use the trauma of your divorce to close one chapter and begin the next, better chapter of your life.

Divorce Recovery
Ways a Divorce Coach Can Make Your Divorce Easier
A Divorce Coach can teach you how to negotiate, how to best support your kids, and how to set up your post-divorce recovery and transition to your new life.

Children and Divorce
6 “Don’ts” When Telling Kids About Your Divorce
The trauma of divorce is greatly compounded when children are involved. For that reason, telling kids about your divorce is a very serious matter that should not be taken lightly.

 

March 2020

Considering Divorce
If You Divorce Now, Will You Regret Your Divorce Later?
Don’t be a casualty of divorce regret! Ask yourself these four key questions before you call it quits and divorce with confidence.

Financial Issues
3 Financial Mistakes to Avoid When it Comes to the Cost of Divorce
The cost will depend on how well you and your spouse communicate, and how willing you are to negotiate the terms of your divorce outside of court.

Coping with Divorce
8 Strategies: How to Keep Yourself Together When Your World Falls Apart
It can take great courage to admit the possibility that we’re not doing okay in something fundamental – whether it’s marriage, parenting, a relationship, or a job.

Child Custody
Protecting Your Child from an Opioid-Addicted Parent
Here’s what an experienced family lawyer can do to protect your children – even if they’re unable to terminate your ex’s parental rights.

Life After Divorce
5 Ways to Cope With Emotional Triggers After Remarriage
Learning to identify and cope with your emotional triggers is vital to a healthy second marriage. Here’s how to keep them from ruining your new relationship.

 

February 2020

Financial Issues
New Year, New Way to Budget After Divorce: 5 Steps
If you fail to plan, you plan to fail. Creating a budget helps you take control of your financial health and learn how to manage your money better.

Divorce Process
Understanding Your Concerns and Goals For a Divorces
Taking the time to understand your goals and concerns can feel indulgent when you are trying to make decisions about the rest of your life. However, your goals and concerns can keep you moving in the right direction.

Copping with Divorce
Surviving Your First Valentine’s Day After Divorce
The first Valentine’s Day after divorce can be a painful reminder of loss and loneliness. Here are some tips to get through it.

Divorce and Remarriage
Thinking of Proposing on Valentine’s Day? Propose a Prenup, Too!
If you’re currently separated or divorced and considering proposing to your new love on Valentine’s Day, propose a prenup at the same time!

Children and Divorce
Kid’s Clothes and Divorce: Dirty, Clean Mixed With Dirty, or Missing!
They either come back, dirty, clean mixed in with the dirty or, missing. How I solved the kid’s clothes and divorce saga.

January 2020

Preparing for Divorce
6 To-Dos When Facing a Divorce in the New Year
Anyone considering a divorce come the new year should resolve themselves to start preparing for it now.

Financial Issues
How Financial Mismanagement Impacts a Marriage
There are many reasons why divorce in couples occur, money is one of the biggest ones.

Divorce Recovery
Create a Life You Love Without New Year’s Resolutions
Say goodbye to new year’s resolutions and live your best life every day with this 4-step plan.

Dating after Divorce
5 Online Dating Profile Photo Tips
For your best success at landing a dating app match, try out these tips to ensure you’re portraying your best side in your profile photo.
https://www.divorcemag.com/newsletter-articles/5-online-dating-profile-photo-tips

Co-Parenting after Divorce
9 Tips for Co-Parenting With a Difficult Ex
If co-parents are not on good terms, their divorce can adversely affect the children. Here are tips to make co-parenting with a difficult ex easier.

 

December 2019

Legal Issues
5 Reasons to Have a Lawyer Review Your Do-it-Yourself Divorce Agreement
Even if you and your spouse have the best of intentions, there are several reasons why a family lawyer should review your DIY divorce agreement before you sign it.

Divorce Preparation and Settlement
The Secrets to “Winning” Your Divorce
Can you “win” your divorce? Here are typical misconceptions that family lawyers hear from clients, and advice to help them set realistic expectations for the process.

Inspirational Stories and Advice
Don’t Let a Limited Belief System Hold You Back After Divorce
Make today the day to stop saying No because of what has happened; choose Yes because you owe it to yourself to thrive after divorce!

Coping with Divorce
Take the High Road for Thanksgiving After Divorce
For children caught in the crossfire of custody disputes, holidays can become a time of woe rather than joy. Put the “Happy” back in “Happy Thanksgiving”.

Legal Issues
Gray Divorce: What It Is and Why It Happens
5 reasons why the divorce rate for those over 50 – known as “gray divorce” – has been rising steadily for the last 20 years.

Relationships and Dating
I Have NO Interest in Dating Since my Divorce
No, I’m not dating or looking to date. If I happen to meet someone out there, that’s great – but until then, I’m happy with keeping my TV remote to myself.

 

November 2019

Divorce Preparation and Settlement
The Secrets to “Winning” Your Divorce
Can you “win” your divorce? Here are typical misconceptions that family lawyers hear from clients, and advice to help them set realistic expectations for the process.

Inspirational Stories and Advice
Don’t Let a Limited Belief System Hold You Back After Divorce
Make today the day to stop saying No because of what has happened; choose Yes because you owe it to yourself to thrive after divorce!

Coping with Divorce
Take the High Road for Thanksgiving After Divorce
For children caught in the crossfire of custody disputes, holidays can become a time of woe rather than joy. Put the “Happy” back in “Happy Thanksgiving”.

Legal Issues
Gray Divorce: What It Is and Why It Happens
5 reasons why the divorce rate for those over 50 – known as “gray divorce” – has been rising steadily for the last 20 years.

Relationships and Dating
I Have NO Interest in Dating Since my Divorce
No, I’m not dating or looking to date. If I happen to meet someone out there, that’s great – but until then, I’m happy with keeping my TV remote to myself.

 

October 2019

Legal Issues
Does an Expert Witness’ Opinion Depend on Who Hired Them?
If a divorce case goes to trial, the experts brought by each party may have different – if not diametrically opposing – views. How does this happen?

Financial Issues
Divorce: Do You Need a Business Valuation Expert?
Valuation of business interests in the context of divorce can be complex and litigating the issues of support and asset division can be challenging.

Coping with Divorce
Divorce, Zen Style: Managing Emotions in a Divorce
In a divorce, you need a clear head, a long-view and a realistic assessment of where you are and where you are going.

Conflict Resolution
5 Tips for Working Through Relationship Conflict
Working through issues in a relationship doesn’t have to be the same as “fighting.” Here’s a better approach for those with divorce or co-parenting problems to solve.

Children and Divorce
Supporting Your Teen During and After Divorce: Here are 21 Tips
Most parents and a lot of other people want to support a young person as they go through such a challenging time as the divorce of their parents.

 

September 2019

Considering Divorce
Should You Stay Together for the Children’s Sake?
Basically, when it comes to divorce and children a parent should do what they know to be in their child’s best interest.

Relationships and Dating
One Date Wonders: My Revolving Door of Post-Divorce Dating
I found that the more men I dated the less likely I was to feel good about myself and it certainly wasn’t going to lead to a healthy relationship.

Coping with Divorce
9 Strategies to Keep Yourself Together After Divorce
Personal catastrophe can teach us, or damage us. Here’s how to come through it.

Co-Parenting after Divorce
Why Shared Parenting After Divorce Is Optimal for Children
Studies have shown that children who spend 35% or more of their time with each parent have deeper bonds and a better relationship with both parents.

Debt and Divorce
Should You File For Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Before or After Divorce?
Declaring bankruptcy can be the right option for those who find themselves in a desperate financial situation during or after divorce, but timing can be crucial.

 

August 2019

Property Division
What You Need to Know About Property Division During Divorce
In most states, property is divided equitably, not equally. Learn what factors the court must consider during property division.

Spirituality and Divorce
God Hates Divorce – But Loves Divorcees
God wants us to embrace and love divorcees as He does – not avoid, ignore, or shame them.

Preparing for Divorce
Is it Better to Litigate or to Settle Your Divorce?
You could lose time and money by litigating instead of settling – but you must understand the likelihood of achieving your goals in court before making a decision.

Divorce Recovery
Tips for a Stress-Free Vacation After Divorce
After divorce, you deserve a relaxing vacation: alone, with a friend, or with your kids. Read these tips to make your trip as stress-free as possible.

Co-Parenting after Divorce
7 Tips for Spending the Summer Without Your Kids
For divorcing couples, summer vacation isn’t a walk in the park. If you’ll be spending the summer without your kids, these tips will ease the transition.

 

 

July 2019

 

Divorce Process
The Initial Divorce Consultation: Everything You Need to Know
A productive initial divorce consultation can provide a toolbox of information allowing you to reflect on your situation before taking the next steps.

 

Infidelity
Infidelity and Divorce: In Divorce Court, Infidelity Doesn’t Matter
Infidelity and divorce are two hotly debated topics in divorce court. Is it time to abandon the idea that infidelity really matters in divorce settlements?

 

Considering Divorce
Should I Stay in a Marriage Only Because My Spouse Has Cancer?
When a spouse has cancer, it can be very difficult to navigate through the emotional and physical turmoil. Should a couple divorce during a serious illness?

 

Legal Issues
Who Gets To Keep The Dog After Divorce?
Is your dog your “furbaby”? Does your ex feel the same way? If you can’t agree on who gets to keep the dog after divorce, you might end up fighting for “custody” in court.

 

Co-Parenting after Divorce
11 Tips for Managing Summer Vacation as a Divorced Parent
Tips and ideas to help make summer vacation simple and calm post divorce.

 

 

 

June 2019

 

Fathers and Divorce
5 Tips for Dads Who Want Full Custody of Their Child
Certain custody tips for dads can be helpful in increasing their chances of gaining custody of their kids. Read on for tips that can help you win your case.

 

Legal Issues
Establishing Paternal Rights Over a Child Born in an Intact Marriage
If you are the biological father of a child born to an intact marriage, but you are not the husband, here is some much-needed clarification on paternity.

 

Financial Issues
Financial Infidelity is On The Rise: Why Couples Keep Financial Secrets
Do you keep financial secrets from your spouse? If you do, you’re not alone.

 

Divorce Recovery
Dumper or Dumpee, Who Would You Rather Be?
Dumper, dumpee? Since I was the dumpee I tend to see this issue from my perspective.

 

Coping and Divorce
Setting Boundaries During Divorce
To help alleviate your divorce-related stress, you should learn the value of setting boundaries during divorce.  

 

 

May 2019

 

Children and Parenting after Divorce
Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, and Divorce: 5 Ways to Be a Hero
Special days can be challenging for divorced parents. Here are 5 ways to be a role model for your kids – in spite of how you feel about your ex.

 

Coping with Divorce
The Importance of Taking a Break From Your Divorce!
Divorce produces a lot of stress, so you must set aside time to focus on positive things and take a break from your divorce.

 

Co-Parenting after Divorce
How to Handle an Angry Ex During Divorce
Out of all the emotions that can arise between exes during divorce, perhaps the hardest one to deal with is anger.

 

Financial Issues
Redesigning Your Financial Life After Divorce
Practical steps for handling your financial matters during the divorce transition.

 

Dating after Divorce
Essential Tips For Moms Dating After Divorce
For newly divorced moms getting back into dating comes with some apprehension; here are 5 tips to help relieve some of that stress. 

 

 

April 2019

 

Tax and Divorce
Co-Parenting Mythbusters: Divorce + Tax Implications
As a co-parent, you need to understand the tax implications of your divorce agreement. These myths can make the divorce process even more confusing than it already is.

 

Marriage and Divorce
Can a Gaming Addiction Lead to Divorce?
Like any other addiction, gaming addiction can lead to conflicts in a marriage. But can it lead to divorce?

 

Divorce Recovery
How Childhood Neglect and Abuse Impacts Divorce Recovery
Divorce can be emotionally draining. If you’re also suffering from depression and low self-esteem, consider making counseling part of your road to recovery.

 

Financial Issues
What You Need to Know About High Asset Divorce
High asset divorce cases often entail complex legal issues. Here are some key things to consider when undergoing a high asset divorce.

 

Children and Divorce
Children: An Unnecessary Casualty of Divorce Wars
As a father, you play an important role in making sure your children do not become casualties of your divorce.

 

 

 

March 2019

 

Financial Issues
Are All Assets Equal in Your Divorce?
When dividing assets during divorce, it isn’t only about the value of the asset – there’s more to consider. All assets are not created equal!

 

Children and Divorce
How to Help Kids Learn Resilience: 6 Tips for Single Parents
After divorce, kids need resilience to be able to “bounce back” from the pain of losing their intact family. Here are 6 tips to help kids learn resilience.

 

Divorce and Annulment
Trailing Spouses: Divorce, Depression, and the Challenges They Face
Facing divorce after following your husband from state to state or country to country? If so, you’re what is commonly referred to as a “trailing spouse.”

 

Relationships and Dating
Hard Lessons Learned from a Post-Divorce Relationship
If you jump too quickly into a post-divorce relationship, you may find yourself in a relationship that is less than healthy.

 

Coping with Divorce
Dos and Don’ts for a Low-Conflict Divorce
Following these tips will promote civility and help you and your spouse navigate a low-conflict divorce.

 

 

 

February 2019

 

Considering Divorce
Contemplating Divorce? Do These 5 Things First
If you’ve started seriously contemplating divorce, how will you know if it’s time to move on from your marriage – or any significant relationship?

 

Relationships and Dating
8 Warning Signs Your Marriage is Headed for Divorce After Infidelity
While infidelity can be devastating to a marriage, some specialists believe that it’s important to try to resolve the crisis and rebuild trust if possible.

 

Coping with Divorce
Divorce Never Means You’ve Failed: Here’s Why
Divorce means you’re choosing to live a life that promotes happiness and growth instead of one that stifles you.

 

Legal Issues
What You Should Do If Your Spouse Refuses to Sign Divorce Papers?
In all states, you can get a divorce whether your spouse signs the paperwork or not.

 

Children and Divorce
Your Ex Wants to Move Out of State With Your Child: What Now?
What are your options if your ex wants to move out of state with your child after divorce?

 

 

 

 January 2019

 

Coping with Divorce
7 New Year’s Resolutions for Divorced or Divorcing People
Divorce and separation bring change, wanted or not. Why not take advantage of the opportunity to create New Year’s resolutions that fit your new life?

 

Divorce News
New California Law on Pet Custody
The law, which takes effect in early 2019, will allow divorcing couples to petition for sole or joint ownership of a pet.

 

Financial Issues
New Year Financial Checklist: 7 Things to Think About
Here are 7 aspects of your financial life to think about as you begin this new year.

 

Divorce Recovery
5 Things I Learned From an Unwanted Divorce
An unwanted divorce, although painful, is an opportunity to learned valuable life lessons.

 

Children and Divorce
7 Tips For Telling Your Kids About Your Divorce
It will probably be the most difficult talk you’ve ever had with them – even if you know divorce is the right decision.

 

 

 

 

 

December 2018

 

Co-Parenting after Divorce
3 Tips to Alleviate the Stress of Sharing Custody Over the Holidays
How do you share custody of your children over the holidays without it turning into a nightmare?

 

Tax and Divorce
New Tax Laws: Child Tax Credit and Dependency Exemption
Congress has made significant changes to tax credits and exemptions that will matter a lot to divorcing parents. Do you know how the new tax laws will affect you?

 

Coping with Divorce
Divorcing but Still Living Together During the Holidays?
Here are five tips for navigating the holidays if you are in the process of divorce but still living together.

 

Divorce Recovery
10 Powerful New Year’s Resolutions for Separated or Divorced People
Newly single? Take the opportunity to reinvent your life and put you on the path to happiness and prosperity.

 

Divorce News
Divorce Rates Are Falling: At Least For Some People
Divorce rates are falling for people under 45, but the divorce rate has doubled for those over 55 and tripled for those over 65.

 

 

 

November 2018

 

Financial Issues
Level the Playing Field While Preparing Finances for Divorce
A financial specialist can help you understand the long-term impact of the proposed divorce settlement.

 

Coping with Divorce
Thanksgiving Challenge: Giving Thanks and Staying Positive
You may be dreading Thanksgiving – especially if you are recently divorced and not accustomed to being single on this family holiday. Here’s help.

 

Marriage and Divorce
Do Women Initiate Divorce More Frequently than Men?
Researchers have found that women initiate divorce almost twice as often as men. Why? Read on!

 

Co-Parenting after Divorce
Tired of Feeling Angry at Your Co-Parent? These 6 Tips Will Help
When you’re angry, you lose the ability to use reason and logic. These tips can move you from emotional & reactive to calm and proactive.

 

Divorce Recovery
Use Music to Reduce Divorce Anxiety
When divorce anxiety grips you, relief is as close as the music on your phone. Download the right pieces, and you’ll soothe your divorce pain.

 

 

 

October 2018

 

Financial Issues
Survey: How Student Loan Debt Impacts Divorce
More than a third of student loan borrowers claim that debt contributed to their divorce. Here’s what we found in the survey.

 

Considering Divorce
Avoiding Divorce? 5 Signs You Need to Let Go of a Bad Marriage
Facing the fact that your marriage is failing and you’re staying for all the wrong reasons is a difficult reality to come to terms with.

 

Marriage and Divorce
Just Because Divorce Is Socially Acceptable Doesn’t Mean You’ll Divorce
Most marriages aren’t doomed to end in divorce. Here are why some do – and what you should do to make sure yours doesn’t.

 

Co-Parenting after Divorce
7 Tips for Co-Parenting Without Losing Your Sanity
If you’re struggling to co-parent with an ex you can’t stand, life can be exhausting. These tips can help make it a little easier.

 

Dating after Divorce
4 Ways to Find the Confidence to Start Dating After Divorce
It can be hard to work up the nerve to start dating again – and not only because it’s been years since you last went on a date.

 

 

 

September 2018

 

Divorce Recovery
7 Reasons to Enjoy Your Divorce
Divorce offers many learning opportunities – such as the importance of self-care, and how to find love inside yourself and with others.

 

Financial Issues
How to Choose Your Divorce Financial Professional
Just as you need a neurosurgeon to perform brain surgery, you need a divorce financial professional during your divorce.

 

Coping with Divorce
4 Tips for Coping with a Difficult Ex During Divorce
Coping with a difficult ex isn’t easy; here are four helpful tips to make your interactions a bit easier.

 

Relationships and Dating
The First Step When Dating Post-Divorce
A self-assessment is key to determining what you’re looking for and ensuring that your next relationship is a healthy one.

 

Children and Divorce
How to Create a Parenting Plan That Fits Your Family
If you and your ex can’t agree, a child specialist can help you create a parenting plan that meets everyone’s needs.

 

 

 

August 2018

 

Preparing for Divorce
11 Parallels Between Divorce and a Hurricane
Divorce is more than a lifestyle change: it can rip through all we hold dear with the fury of an offshore hurricane.

 

Children and Divorce
8 Ways a Divorced Dad Can Boost his Daughter’s Self-Esteem
A divorced dad can empower his daughter with a willingness to put her interests first by using these strategies.

 

Coping with Divorce
5 Reasons for Divorce – and the Power of Acceptance and Forgiveness
Some reasons why “together forever” turns into “never” – and how to move on to new adventures post-divorce.

 

Co-Parenting after Divorce
10 Tips from a Former Judge to Make You a Better Parent after Separation and Divorce
A former Family Court Judge offers tips (and an eye-opening music video) to help you become a better parent.

 

Considering Divorce
What Does Summer Mean for a Marriage on the Rocks?
Summer can provide the opportunity to make a decision: to try to repair your marriage or to separate.

 

 

 

July 2018

 

Coping with Divorce
6 Reasons Divorce is Harder on Men than Women
Women, unlike men, find it easier to cope with divorce because they are more likely to seek professional help and reach out to friends and family for support.

 

The Divorce Process
The Divorce Process: What to Expect Step by Step
The divorce process doesn’t come with a “how-to” manual, and there is no “one-size-fits-all” approach. Here are 7 steps to help make it more manageable.

 

Children and Divorce
Summer Vacationing with One-Half the Money and One Parent
Offer experiences that create memories. The most memorable times with our parents were simple experiences that were full of emotional connections.

 

Gray Divorce
The Gray Divorce Penalty
Divorce in mid-life produces a “gray divorce penalty.” Women and men experience very different gray divorce penalties: women face an economic gray divorce penalty, while men face a social gray divorce penalty.

 

Divorce Preparation
Knowledge Is Power: 3 Helpful Divorce Preparation Tips
Knowledge is power, which is why divorce preparation it such an important step before beginning the divorce process. The more information you have, the better prepared you’ll be for the long road ahead.

 

 

 

June 2018

 

The Divorce Process
Divorcing a Narcissist
5 pieces of advice to live by if you are divorcing a narcissist.

 

Coping with Divorce
10 Steps to Recover from a Divorce
Take this opportunity to rediscover yourself instead of dwelling on your regrets about failed marriage.

 

Relationships and Dating
Tone of Voice Can Predict Marital Success
How you say it, not just what you say, can impact your marriage

 

Financial Issues
Financial Abuse is a Form of Domestic Violence
Abuse of any kind, including financial abuse, is a dangerous element in marriage. Look for these signs.

 

Children and Divorce
9 Tips for Helping Your Kids Get Through Your Divorce
Work hard to make your divorce as painless for your kids. Make their interests an A+ priority.

 

 

 

May 2018

 

The Divorce Process
The Role of Your Divorce Team
Consulting an Attorney, CDFA Professional, and Therapist During Your Divorce

 

Relationship Matters
7 Ways to Repair Relationship Conflict and Recover More Quickly
Relationship conflict will happen and differences don’t have to lead to a breakup. Dealing effectively with disagreements can make your partnership stronger.

 

Children and Divorce
Should You Tell the Kids about the Affair
There are a few considerations you must make before deciding whether or not telling the children about your or your spouse’s affair is the right step to take.

 

Financial Matters
7 Ways a Single Parent Can Stay Financially Fit
As a single parent, these seven tips are going to keep you – and your bank account – happy. And give you plenty of time to relax and enjoy yourself.

 

Divorce Recovery
4 Grounding Tools to Help with Divorce Grief
Learning effective coping skills for divorce grief and putting ourselves first.