As a parent all you need to do is listen sometimes. Children of divorce go through an internal cyclone of emotions and if they can’t openly talk about what they’re feeling it gets bottled up. They need to ask questions and feel the answers are truthful. They need to be heard just like anyone else. [...]
Does your ex push your emotional hot buttons? Hot, meaning ANGER! One reason for divorce is “incompatibility”. In other words you grew apart and things you once thought were endearing now ‘push your buttons‘ and piss you off. Before you know it small stuff that once seemed cute or you were able to over-look becomes [...]
One of the most unexpected challenges I experienced after divorce was the reaction and loss of family and friends. The people you expect to stand beside you and support you in the process of divorce were opinionated and critical.
Reading the Department of Justice, Canada “overview of the risks & protectors for children of separation & divorce” it appears the majority of information is at least 10 years old or older. Controversial to say the least! In my personal opinion divorce or separation is not the key factor in the “standard” well-being of children.
Feeling overwhelmed, lacking energy and letting your emotions get the best of you? I can totally relate.
At what point do you just let go after divorce? The emotional over whelm can become life consuming with legal issues, child custody battles and financial transitioning. What about the feelings of loss? How and when do you let go of it all? Divorce, we know, affects everyone involved. It’s not just the couple who [...]
After divorce the beliefs you have are different than at any previous time in your life. How and when is the right time to consider dating again? If your trust has been compromised, how can you trust again? How long do you wait after divorce before getting back into the swing of things? What if, [...]
The effects of divorce on children and parents and how holiday time is divided can be confrontational. The children are the one’s caught in the middle. Find out how you can lessen the pain and make holidays after divorce happier. < ?php the_excerpt(); ?>