Divorce

The divorce process: Perfectly imperfect

Some divorces are contentious, with two spouses battling in constant and continuing court hearings. Children are placed in the middle of their warring parents. Anything resembling respect and dignity is tossed aside to wage war. Divorce is a transitional time where...

The unpredictability of divorce

The end of a marriage represents a quantum shift in the lives of soon-to-be ex-spouses and their children. The divorce process is both legally complex and emotionally challenging. Life is changing, and everyone impacted by the split faces an uncertain future. Along...

Changing jobs following a divorce

Changing jobs following a divorce The finalization of divorce represents new, albeit separate, chapters in the lives of former spouses. New parameters can create complications, particularly when one spouse is paying child and spousal support. Jobs can be lost, just as...

Finding forgiveness following a gray divorce

A longtime marriage that suddenly ends can create myriad emotions for a spouse caught off guard by the life-changing moment. Many feel betrayed and sad, while others feel more intense feelings of anger and resentment, creating significant conflict that can spread...

Divorces fueled by a pandemic

An unprecedented pandemic created speculation as to how US residents would react to it. The many conveniences and luxuries would have to be set aside for the “greater good.” Instead of going to a restaurant or flying across the country, people – specifically married...

Post-divorce holiday challenges

The end of their parent's marriage is a traumatic event for children. These innocent bystanders had no say in the life-altering event. Like everyone involved, they feel a sense of loss. In the aftermath, parents have the responsibility to help them heal during and...