Divorce Coping Basics

A guest post from Dr. Kristine Turner… What is the number one issue between divorcing couples? I believe that control is the number one issue in any relationship and it becomes particularly clear when that relationship is falling apart, i.e. a divorce. How do control issues affect the divorce process? How you act in the divorce process can ultimately...

Five Pre-Divorce Mistakes to Avoid

When considering divorce, there will be thousands of things swirling through your mind at a million mils per hour. And it’s easy to overlook something or not see something clearly. Debbie Martinez with HuffPost Divorce recently shared these five mistakes people considering divorce often make: 1) Not meeting with a financial planner before mediation. Many...

How Long Does It Take To Move On

Your divorce or separation could take days, months or years. But how long will it take to move on? First, you may not entirely know once you’ve hit that point. Does moving on mean start dating, not have feelings for your ex, or simply accepting the fact that you’re single? According to the Wall Street Journal, experts say it can take about two years....

Divorce Recovery Short Cut

A guest post from Dr. Karen Finn… Divorce is devastating.  In the beginning, it can leave you feeling lost, alone, confused, depressed and even unlovable.  Then, you start to feel angry and vengeful on top of feeling lost, alone, confused, depressed and unlovable.  After a while you just don’t know which horrible emotion you’re going to...

Facts About Anger

A guest post from Dr. Karen Finn Have you ever noticed that there’s all kinds of conflicting information “out there” about anger?  You’ve probably heard that frequent anger is deadly.  Maybe you’ve heard that anger is an important part of getting through your divorce.  You might think that anger is bad and you shouldn’t express it.  You’ve...