Teens, Divorce & Eating Disorders: Is Your Child At Risk?

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Your teen just spent the weekend with you, and you noticed they didn’t eat much. You chalk it up to the end of winter blahs. But then during your next parenting time weekend, and the one after that, the pattern repeats and you see your child visibly losing weight and becoming more and more withdrawn.

Has your teen developed an eating disorder? Read more

5 Co-Parenting Tips For Not Making Your Kids “Choose Sides”

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Forcing children to “take sides” in divorce can cause long-lasting psychological damage. As studies consistently show, rates of anxiety and depression are higher in children of divorce with high-conflict co-parents. On the flip side, the lower the conflict between co-parents, the better kids are able to thrive. Here’s why — plus 5 helpful co-parenting tips for making sure your kids don’t have to choose sides.  Read more

Why A Divorce Coach Can Help You In Divorce

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Feeling overwhelmed by all the decisions facing you as you dissolve your marriage? Avoid burn-out by hiring a divorce coach to shepherd you through the process. Although divorce coaches are not lawyers or therapists, they have generally gone through divorce themselves, and are committed to helping others navigate the process as smoothly as possible.

Here are some of the ways a divorce coach can help you. Read more

How To Have A Good Divorce, Even When You Have A High-Conflict Ex

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Worried that you’re doomed to a miserable split? Don’t despair! Learn how to achieve a good divorce with a high conflict ex by taking these 5 steps to disengage from conflict. Read more

Freezing Eggs For Future Parenthood? Here Are Two Legal Issues To Consider

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Melissa Gorga of Real Housewives of New Jersey shared her future parenting plans during a recent appearance on the Wendy Williams show. Gorga, a mother of three, is freezing her eggs as a way to leave her options open for more children in the future.  Read more

Divorcing After Only Days: What Happens When A Marriage Ends Quickly? 

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Pamela Anderson and her new husband Jon Peters have made headlines twice so far in 2020: Once when they tied the knot in a surprise wedding in January, and again on February 1 when the pair announced their marriage was already ending in divorce. 

Celebrities can have very short marriages. But so can the rest of us! Are you wondering what happens when a marriage ends quickly? Is divorce preferred, or is an annulment a better option? And what about assets? Can you get alimony or child support after a brief marriage? 

Let’s take a look at some answers.  Read more

6 Disastrous Mistakes To Avoid After Your Divorce

After your divorceWhen emotions still run high after divorce, mistakes are sure to follow. Wondering how your own choices are stacking up? Read on to learn about common post-divorce mistakes and how to avoid (and overcome) them. Read more

Parental Alienation: Is Your Ex Turning Your Kids Against You?

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Parental Alienation is every divorced parent’s nightmare. Could your ex be successful in turning your kids against you? And what would you do if this worse case scenario actually happens? While you can’t control what your ex (or anyone else) does, you can be proactive by addressing the problem directly, and minimizing the damage. Here’s how: Read more

5 Ways To Practice Divorce Self-Care

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Divorce can be an overwhelming process, especially if it’s a high conflict one. It’s easy to lose oneself in a vortex of emotions, legal deadlines, and co-parenting decisions. And when you’re juggling all this on top of responsibilities in the workplace and on the home front, you may feel you don’t have time for self-care.

However, not prioritizing your health will just make your divorce more challenging. Staying physically and emotionally fit will give you the equanimity you need to navigate this difficult time successfully. Read on to learn the five most important things you can do to practice divorce self-care. Read more

Is It Domestic Violence If No Punches Are Thrown?

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Lightweight boxing champion Gervonta Davis is facing domestic violence charges after a shocking video surfaced showing Davis forcefully grabbing his ex-girlfriend at a charity basketball game in Miami on February 1. Davis can be seen approaching the victim as she sits in the crowd, yanking her to her feet by her throat and forcibly leading her out of the arena. Charges were filed after investigators reviewed the 14-second video and met with both the victim and Davis.  Read more