Cultivating Lasting Happiness After Divorce

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As far as traumatic experiences go, it doesn’t get much worse than divorce. In fact, according to the Holmes and Rahe Stress Scale, divorce is the second-most stressful life event behind only the death of a spouse. A divorce signals the death of your marriage and often involves a grieving

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Video: Managing Stress During Divorce

There is so much to consider when you’re transitioning through the divorce process. You’re living situation dramatically changes, your financial future is thrown into a state of flux, and even the role you play in the lives of your children could be threatened. 

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4 Reasons Why Divorce Is Harder For Guys

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The old saying goes that women are from Venus and men from Mars. When it comes to how men and women respond to divorce, that adage seems to hold true. Research consistently shows that men tend to take a longer time to recover from divorce than women do. Getting past

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Overcoming The Emotional Turmoil Of Divorce

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Emotional distress is often listed as the most unexpectedly challenging part of divorce. This can be particularly tough for men as research shows they deal with the psychological aspects of separation different than women do. Women tend to be more vocal about their feelings, which leads them to seek out

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My Ex Refuses To Take Our Child To The Hospital

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Question: My teenage daughter has been diagnosed with social anxiety and depression. She has threatened suicide on multiple occasions. While in my care, I placed her in a 5-day inpatient treatment center. But recently, while she was with her mother, she threatened suicide again and even cut herself. I’ve begged

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How Do I Know If My Child Needs Counseling After Divorce?

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Just like any traumatic life event, a divorce can cause serious problems for children. Research shows that divorce poses serious physical and emotional risks for children that can cause problems well into adulthood. It’s common for children of divorce to experience anger, anxiety, and feelings of betrayal. Hopefully, you and

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Video: Explaining Current Events To Kids

In 2017, it is practically impossible to escape all the frightening stories that are reported in the news on a daily basis. Cable news flows in a 24/7 cycle, and with smartphones and other devices, we are constantly connected to what’s going on in the world. 

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Gray Divorce Revolution: Handling Divorce After 50

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There is a misconception that divorce is for the young. Once a couple survives the initial hurdles of marriage and child raising, then gets past the mid-life crises, it seems like their relationship should be in the clear. In reality, older couples are divorcing more than ever before. Overall, the

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