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Relationships and Dating

Do you want your children to model their dating behavior after you? If so, you owe it to yourself and your kids to build new relationships sensibly.

Learning what you could have done differently can help you feel more powerful -- and make future relationships easier for you.

When faced with the reality of divorce, you'll likely experience grief that is similar to losing a loved one.

Dating after Divorce: Finding the Return on Your Investment.

There are many reasons why people strive to be friends with their ex after a breakup or divorce. But is it always a good idea?

Whatever our brain decides is the primary justification for remaining in a bad relationship, most of these boil down to a handful of reasons

When is the right time to start dating after divorce?

Stop undermining your relationships! Learn to recognize and change these 7 self-sabotaging behaviors.

Coping with Divorce

By coming to terms with the unpleasant parts of divorce, learning how to transform them into a learning experience, and avoiding the same mistakes in the future, you'll grow as a person.

Worry alerts a person that all is not right in a situation; it's a call to action for making a change. Here are four ways to heed this call in a productive manner.

Gray divorce can often lead to significant financial stress, as the bills that were once paid by two now must be paid independently.

When faced with the reality of divorce, you'll likely experience grief that is similar to losing a loved one.

Not all your friends and acquaintances may be the best for you during divorce.

Commit yourself to these principles and ensure an enjoyable season for all.

Loneliness can be one of the greatest challenges for people going through separation or divorce.

The best divorce advice comes from your own heart.

You should really check out tip #2.

Moving to a new home could help you move on - out of your comfort zone, but with the opportunity to make new memories.

Navigating the holidays will require some extra effort; these tips will help you survive (and maybe even enjoy) it.

This year, consider celebrating "Friendsgiving"; here are 10 things to be thankful for, and 10 ways to enjoy the holidays.

Self-medicating is not a good long-term strategy. Instead, turn pain into gain by learning how to nurture yourself.

Children and Divorce

Hope and a growing awareness is building for children who suffer from the form of psychological abuse known as parental alienation.

If you and your co-parent disagree about everything, you'll find yourself exhausted and ineffective. Consider

For divorced or divorcing parents, summer vacation does not have to be a battleground or source of contention.

Learning to go easy on yourself and focusing on the big picture will enable you and your children to make healthy adjustments.

Consider these 6 strategies when you are feeling angry with your co-parent.

Restoring your relationship with your child after parental alienation has taken place.

For a family emerging after a divorce, a post-divorce summer vacation can be a time of healing after a stressful period.

Ways that parents can help children hold onto a sense of security throughout this difficult process.

Why all parents of adult children of divorce should keep these tips in mind.

Are you being too hard on yourself? Follow these tips for dealing with your guilt.

Have you considered how your high-conflict divorce will affect your children?

Divorced from an alcoholic? Do you have a plan in place in case they go to rehab? Here's help.

The best present you can give your children is an enjoyable and stress-free holiday season!

Financial Issues

Protecting assets is best done proactively; if you spot the signs that your spouse is hiding money or assets early, you can protect what's rightfully owed to you.

During divorce, you're going from a two-income to a one-income household. You need to get a handle on your finances -- not only for yourself, but also for your children.

If you are going through a divorce, here are some tips on how to divide your assets in a way that you can remain amicable about it.

If you are currently facing divorce and navigating your retirement benefit situation, here are some thoughts to keep in mind to help this process run smoothly.

There are very specific sets of challenges that arise when couples divorce later in life.

Consider hiring a financial advisor when preparing for your divorce.

How the financial impact of getting divorced can have a ripple effect.

Consider the many variables before accepting lump sum divorce settlements.

How an experienced financial planner can help you make wise investments, reduce taxes, and make sure your financial settlement will work for you both now and in the future.

How the new tax law may affect your divorce.

Follow these basic rules to help you save money in the long run.

How the new tax law may affect your divorce.

You AND your ex's current spouse could be eligible to receive benefits. Here's how.

These tips demand patience and willpower, but you can save money and still live comfortably. Here's how.

If you're planning to divorce, you may want to hasten your proceedings to take advantage of pre-TCJA alimony tax treatment. Here's why

To Avoid New US Tax Laws, Consider Description - Finalizing Your Divorce in 2018

December 2018

You need to move fast: you only have until the end of 2018 to take advantage of the old, more favorable US tax laws.

Divorce Recovery

Divorce can very traumatic, but if you allow yourself to heal and utilize available support, you can emerge happier than ever before.

To have the best life you can have after divorce, you'll have to work on yourself first. Here are 7 tips to be your best self after divorce.

Tips on how to enjoy Father's Day, post divorce, with or without your kids.

Your anger, confusion, feeling lost, and frustration is to be expected at this time. But you can also to think of how to emerge from this difficult place

When an old friend deserts you, it's a deep cut. It's easy to crawl in a corner and lick your wounds. But, you have a new life to create!

If you want to get back on track as soon as possible, here are 5 great ways to recover.

It takes courage and bravery to create a whole new life from scratch - especially after grey divorce. Here's how.

Can divorce be good? Make changes in your life for the better.

Don't lose sight of your own physical and emotional health with these coping skills.

Research shows that spirituality can boost happiness and a sense of communal support.

It doesn't matter why you got divorced. What matters is how willing you are to jump-start your new life and let go of the past.

Considering Divorce

Similar to the relationship you have with other professionals during a divorce, the key to an effective relationship with your divorce coach is understanding their role and being proactive.

Most emotional affairs are not physically sexual, but are often more challenging for couples to overcome and forgive.

If you want to avoid divorce, it's important that you and your partner help each other feel relevant and appreciated.

What relationships will our children be a part of, based on our examples? It's our job as parents to set the right example.

Don't go with a knee-jerk reaction when beginning the divorce process.

If you are still questioning whether or not you are ready for divorce, then consider these additional questions.

A practicing divorce attorney offers five new year's resolutions for you to consider.

If you've started seriously contemplating divorce, how will you know if it's time to move on from your marriage - or any significant relationship?

Ask these questions during the initial interview to see which lawyer is the right fit for you.

Want to secretly record your spouse for evidence in your divorce? Think again!

In celebrity divorce, you may have to divide half your "goodwill". What does goodwill mean? Read on to find out!

Divorce Process

The overwhelming question you're likely to have after being served divorce papers is: what now?

Key questions you should be asking yourself before hiring a family lawyer.

Your tweets, snaps, and posts. How social media and divorce can get messy.

Divorce does not have to be a damaging experience.

Your tweets, snaps, and posts. How social media and divorce can get messy.

If you're in the process of navigating a divorce, a divorce coach can be a critical player in the process.

Avoiding these divorce mistakes will help your case and prevent future regrets.

Who's on Your Team?

February 2018

Don't go through divorce alone: build a team!

After losing a relationship, we highly recommend that you learn to take the next right action and regain control of your life.

How to establish the proper personal and professional divorce support team.

You'll have to make important decisions during divorce; this Q&A could help you make better, more informed choices.

Legal Issues

The traditional separation is changing, with more couples hopping on the trend of semi-separating; ending their relationship but still living together.

Here are steps a spouse can take when he or she has stopped receiving support payments.

Don't go through divorce alone! Here's why you should engage an experienced divorce attorney to guide you through your divorce proceedings.

Be careful what you post on social media even after divorce! One bad post could give your ex ammo to use against you!

Lawyers are obliged to protect their clients' best interests; would representing both sides be a conflict of interest?

What to do with frozen embryos is an emotionally-charged question for divorcing couples.

Co-Parenting After Divorce

How you overcome alienation depends on the age of your child and whether you still have communication with your child.

How you tackle the challenges associated with a blended family is key to happiness.

How you tackle the challenges associated with a blended family is key to happiness.

How one couple moved from grief and guilt to respect and cooperation as same-sex co-parents.

Learn the eight ways to deal with a narcissistic ex when there are children involved.

To reduce the stress of co-parenting, be flexible and resist the urge to compete with your ex-spouse.

How to bench your inner "Kobe Bryant" to handle co-parenting competition with grace - most of the time, anyway.

Parental Alienation

What is parental alienation, and how to recognize it when it's occurring.

Divorce Statistics

Marriage and divorce statistics, plus women's and men's divorce rates and marital status from 2000 to 2017.

Parenting and Step-Families

A blended family offers more family members to love and be loved by your child.

Children's and Parenting Issues After Divorce

Back-to-school can be especially challenging for children of divorce. Here's how to support them.

Dating after Divorce

If you're ready to start dating again, read these 7 tips for successful flirting and 16 first-date Dos and Dont's.

You might feel that finding a new partner should be a priority, but you should really take time to discover the "New You" first.

You might feel that finding a new partner should be a priority, but you should really take time to discover the "New You" first.