All couples face trials and challenges, and some problems can seem so insurmountable that divorce seems to be the only solution. Marriage counselors observe, however, that the size of the problem is not the biggest sign that a marriage is about to end. Some couples manage to work things out (even something as grave as spousal infidelity); others are quicker to walk away. So … [Read more...] about Signs your marriage is over
There is a school of thought which touts that every person has to be with another person in a special relationship. The idea is that man is a social being and has the need to be loved and to love. While this may not be true for everyone, we cannot discount the fact that there are individuals who do need to find that special someone. There is absolutely nothing wrong with … [Read more...] about How Can You Tell if You’re in an Abusive Relationship?
Single moms struggle with many challenges: scrounging money to pay the rent, sitting up alone with a sick child, lonely nights. One of their biggest concerns, however, is how their child feels about not having a dad around, especially if he has completely disappeared from their lives. Most kids start asking 'Where's my Dad?' when they go to school and start comparing their … [Read more...] about “Where’s my Dad?” How single moms can handle kids’ questions
It's very important to pick the right divorce attorney. This is a very difficult and confusing time in your life, and you probably already have a lot on your plate— packing your things, helping your kids cope, and sorting through all the emotions and questions. Your attorney can, at least, help you navigate the legal minefield. He or she can tell you about your rights and … [Read more...] about 7 Tips for Choosing a Divorce Lawyer
Divorce can get messy, and often escalates into ugly battles over property and custody. Children can easily get caught in-between. Even in the most amicable of divorces, many of them blame themselves for not 'keeping Mom and Dad together.' Others are terrified of the changes that lie ahead. Their family life has changed forever, and they worry about what will happen and feel … [Read more...] about 7 Ways to Help Your Child Cope with Divorce