The Ripple Effect of the Financial Impact of Divorce
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Divorce has many observable consequences for all involved, such as the legal, financial, and emotional. What are not always visible or talked about are the health consequences, both in the short term and the long run. A significant number of people who have gone through divorce are experiencing all kinds of emotions and stress. Even […]
Sometimes, a custody evaluation is the only option left for parents caught in a custody battle.
The trauma and shock of finding out that you have been cheated on is often followed by difficult decisions about the relationship. It may, or may not, mark the end of a relationship. When infidelity ends a marriage, there typically is more anger, resentment, and mistrust present for the person who was cheated on. The […]
Families that come together post-divorce may need a different terminology than “blended family.” Blending something together connotes losing individual identities and forming a new collective identity. Invariably, something is lost when you attempt to form a new family unit with members with divided loyalties. Every member of the family may need reassurance that they matter […]
“Not my circus, not my monkeys”: this polish proverb appropriately and wisely directs us to not get pulled into other people’s problems when you are going through your own emotional journey through divorce and separation — even though it is true, that while you are experiencing the impact of your divorce, others in your life […]
Tsunami. Earthquake. Floods. These major natural disasters are often used to speak about the depth of emotions you feel at any stage of a divorce. Just when you think that you have worked it all out, you get hammered by the opposing attorney, or an off-handed remark your child makes about really liking your ex’s […]
The old adage “once bitten, twice shy” may hold true for some people after a relationship fails. However, some people jump quickly into new relationships instead of taking the time to heal from the pain and anguish of being left or feeling rejected. The need to feel loved, and worthy of being loved, overrides the […]
While you may feel mentally prepared for some of the losses of divorce that are inevitable, there may be others that may startle you or shake you to your core. Many people going through a divorce may know that they may lose their house, a previous financial status, and family that has now taken sides. […]
For many, divorce is a legal dissolution of a religious or a spiritual contract – which brings up feelings of guilt, shame, and a sense of failure. Here are 7 tips to help you heal your spirit after divorce.