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Collaborative Divorce?

Collaborative Divorce? When people think of divorce, they may become overwhelmed with anxiety, fear the bickering and ill will, and dread the lawyers who will drag things out and create hostility between you as a couple. The fact is that there are many lawyers out there who make these fears... read more

Toxic Divorce? Forget the Hazmat Suit and Do This Instead

Toxic Divorce? Forget the Hazmat Suit and Do This Instead Divorcing a spouse with a high-conflict personality can make a good divorce go bad, and quickly. Detox your divorce and protect yourself with these smart legal moves. In a perfect world, spouses who decide to divorce also decide to take the high road. When two level... read more

Watching My Divorced Parents Handled My Dad’s Sickness

Watching My Divorced Parents Handled My Dad’s Sickness When my parents divorced in 2000, the end of their marriage changed my perception of love almost instantly. I’ve been honest about it before—I have an irrational fear of love because the crumbling of their relationship has crippled me. I’ve spent years actively... read more

What A Perfect Evening For Our Fall Extravaganza

What A Perfect Evening For Our Fall Extravaganza Mark Krueger, artist and owner of X.po.zur Gallery was our host. His gallery looks over the Saugatuck River and we took advantage of the setting. With tables set outside by the water, we enjoyed some food and prosecco while greeting and mingling. Rain did not hamper... read more

3 Brutal Truths of Getting Divorced and How to Stay Strong

3 Brutal Truths of Getting Divorced and How to Stay Strong It’s 2:47 in the morning and you can’t sleep. You never expected to see the day when you’ll say goodbye for good. Nobody ever marries with the intention to get divorce, do they? No matter how you try to put it out of your mind you know you won’t be able to totally... read more

After Divorce, Giving Our Kids Custody of the Home

After Divorce, Giving Our Kids Custody of the Home The Fourth Grade Parents’ Night Out is in full swing. These adults-only gatherings, potluck style with plenty of cocktails, are a tradition at my sons’ school. A new couple introduces themselves and we make small talk over glasses of wine while I wait for the... read more

How do you keep a family together after a divorce?

How do you keep a family together after a divorce? For years, I was under the impression that my husband and I had cultivated the near-perfect marriage, the two of us like His and Her Majesty, presiding over an enviable life. I wasn’t the only one who saw it so plainly. “You two are in your prime!” my uncle remarked... read more

How to Split Insurance in a Divorce

How to Split Insurance in a Divorce Amid the grief and complicated logistics of divorce, insurance may not be top of mind. But getting your coverage in order should be high on your to-do list. The right insurance creates a financial safety net for the fresh start ahead. Here’s a breakdown of what to do.... read more

Helping Your Child through a Divorce

Helping Your Child through a Divorce Going through a divorce is never a pleasant experience. No matter how well you used to get along and how in love you used to be, sometimes it’s best to move on and keep on living without your spouse. Divorces aren’t always messy, difficult, and traumatic, but they... read more

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