Holidays– How To Prepare

Believe it or not, the holidays are right around the corner. Going through a divorce or being a single, divorced or separated parent can make life a little bit trickier this season, especially if that’s not what you’re used to. Author Karen Stewart recently shared these tips we found helpful and we wanted to share them with you. Plan now. It’s...

Keys to Trust in a Post-Divorce Relationship

A guest post from Dr. Karen Finn… You’ve probably heard recommendations from other experts about how long you need to wait after divorce before you start dating.  These other experts recommend that you wait anywhere from just 1 year to 1 year for every 4 years you were married. I disagree with these one-size-fits-all recommendations.  I believe that...

Love, Money and the Blended Family

Statistics say that one in two marriages end in divorce. This sociological earthquake has left the old-style nuclear family in ruins — but what effect is it having on the economics of love? I really hate this, but I end up having to sign checks to pay Colin’s ex-wife’s mortgage,” complains Sara. “We make O.K. money — enough...

Focus on Families: Divorce and Adults

Although it may be little comfort if you are currently facing divorce, recent estimates indicate that you have lots of company. More than half of all marriages in the United States end in divorce; the majority involve children. Divorce is one of the most stressful life events a person can experience. This is true regardless of whether you are the person who...