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How To Show Up For A Friend Going Through A Divorce

How To Show Up For A Friend Going Through A Divorce Tips on being there for a friend going through divorce I recently read an article about how important it is, in general, to “show up” for your friends. It got me thinking, specifically, about the toughest time I’ve gone through, my divorce. A few showed up, many... read more

The Benefits to Writing About Divorce.

The Benefits to Writing About Divorce.  Writing About Divorce Can Lessen the Pain.  TUCSON, Ariz. — If you’re going through a divorce, a specific form of journaling may help you make it through the process with less distress, a new study finds. Divorce can be a brutal experience for couples, often creating... read more

Benefits of Shared Parenting

Benefits of Shared Parenting After divorce, shared parenting is best for children’s health and development As a young psychology intern in the late 1970s, my first patients were boys from divorced homes, suffering from what was then called “father hunger.” In those days, when parents split up,... read more

The Unexpected Costs of Getting Over a Divorce

The Unexpected Costs of Getting Over a Divorce When your ex-husband’s name is still on your bank account. Before my divorce, I had been the sort of person who kept a relatively close eye on my bank account. This had more to do with limited income—and a then-husband whose tendency to swipe his card willy-nilly led... read more

What to do About Father’s Day?

What to do About Father’s Day? It’s June already.  How did that happen? Feels like summer these days. He’s the father of your children and your ex. While together you always made sure that the children did the right thing…a card…a present…etc.  But now what? There are so many scenarios that can... read more

7 Things I Found in Storage Unit 17 After My Divorce

7 Things I Found in Storage Unit 17 After My Divorce Who knew in 2013, when my divorce was final – the week before I turned 40 – I would wait 3 plus years to deal with it all? I left our home within 2 days of deciding to separate. I moved two kids under 3 to 3 different homes within 2 years, tried to reconcile 3 times... read more

“Online Dating”…Really?

“Online Dating”…Really? For most beginning anew, whether it be through an introduction, a chance meeting, an old friend who comes a ‘knocking, or online dating sites, the common sigh is that they are quite challenging. We all hope that we can meet someone through a friend. While waiting for... read more

How I Hacked Divorce

How I Hacked Divorce Marriage is a long, long time. How can you hack divorce you might ask? Well, I’m not sure, but I’ve been on the brink of divorce at least twice, maybe more, at this point, I’ve lost count. Although I say this humorously, I don’t think I’m the only one who has felt... read more

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