Second only to the death of a spouse, divorce is the most stressful and emotionally painful of the many life experience experiences you may encounter. Divorce brings on a number of emotional losses: of companionship, security, love, as well as the long intended plan of growing old together. If your spouse initiated the divorce, chances are that they experienced many strong emotions and … [Read more...] about Emotional Rescue for Divorce Part 1: Loss
Are you ready to get divorced? If you’re unhappy and think you’re ready to call it quits, answer the following five questions: Dr. Phil’s Divorce Readiness Test: Have you done everything you can to save and rehabilitate your marriage?Do you have unfinished emotional business?Have you researched, planned, and prepared yourself legally for divorce?Are you ready to adopt a new standard of … [Read more...] about Calling It Quits: Are You Ready for Divorce?
While going through a separation or a divorce, many couples focus on the major school breaks and holidays. Many times, however, it is those smaller, “lesser” holidays that can also bring on disagreements and disputes. If these “lesser” holidays were important to your children before, they will continue to be so after you separate and/or divorce. Planning ahead can help your … [Read more...] about Halloween: A Scarier Holiday Now With Your Soon-To-Be Ex?