After a divorce, many individuals ask, “Who am I now?” Follow these steps to finally having a positive outlook on life and claiming your new identity.
Archives for November 2015
The emotional effects of divorce will come in waves throughout your separation. Don’t be afraid to express your emotions, and know that it will get better.
For most people who go through a divorce, they just want to feel better. They want to hit that fast forward button and get through with it already. Divorce is the most painful thing many people will ever encounter in the lives next to a death. You can get through it faster, and you can […]
Deciding whether or not to wait until your children are older before divorcing? There are ways to help you with this difficult decision.
Forgiving your ex-spouse is not about them – but is about you. Forgiving a former partner gives you closure before embarking upon a new chapter in life. Forgiveness is like when a business stamps a receipt “Paid in Full.” That bill is paid, and the account is closed and back to zero. Forgive your ex […]
The holiday season post-divorce can be both a joyous and contentious time of the year. Decide for yourself which one you would like to have in advance of the holiday season – while you are still rational and stress is under control.
You may be dreading the approach of Thanksgiving – especially if you’re recently divorced and not accustomed to being single on this family holiday. This “Thanksgiving Challenge” invites you to enjoy the post-divorce holidays by using these tips and techniques.
She was one of your best friends. The betrayal is a double whammy. How could he? How could she? Yes, this happened to me. She was married too; my husband and I had dinner regularly with them as a couple. She and I had only known each other a few years, but we felt an […]
For me, Christmas had always been a hectic yet joyous occasion. I loved decorating the house, cooking a special holiday dinner with the turkey and trimmings, finding those special gifts, wrapping the gifts as if they were designer gifts by Martha Stewart, baking dozens of holiday cookies, and celebrating with friends and family. Facing my […]
A divorced Christmas doesn’t have to be a miserable Christmas for a divorced family with children. Here are 12 tips from a divorce lawyer to make your Christmas a happy one for you and your children. On the first day of Christmas, recall what matters most to you. This will tell you where you need […]