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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.