I Hate You Divorce!

Really, I do. I met divorce at 16 when I thought it really could not affect me…clearly, I was wrong!!!!After 21 years (and a few months) of marriage, my parents threw in the towel, burned their vows, decided that the fight for their love was over, and filed for divorce.R.I.P. To My Normal....more

Introduction to Our Combined Parental Alienation Mess


Divorced Parents and Adult Children of Divorce

Hello!  I want to share my article with all divorced parents and adult children of divorce.  I hope you enjoy it!   http://www.huffingtonpost.com/sharon-brooks/adult-children-of-divorce_b_913845.html...more

Recruiting Married Females with Divorced Parents for Dissertation Study

Hi! I am working on obtaining my doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from Chestnut Hill College and am doing a survey on SurveyMonkey for my dissertation. My study is looking at the relationship between parental and spousal relationships. The study takes approximately 30 minutes to complete, and participants have a chance to win a $50 Visa gift card. The web link is: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/FR6BDRT. Participant Requirements: • Are 18 or older...more

When Your Parents Divorce After You're All Grown Up

The news that Al and Tipper Gore were separating didn't shock me. Divorce happens. It did break my heart, but not necessarily for the couple themselves. My heart broke for their four adult children. A month and a half ago, my parents separated. I am 29 years old. They have been married for 30 years. My world is upside down. ...more
namewhocares starstar I found at at my grandmother's funeral that my parents were separated due ...more

Discipline and Co-parenting

Disciplining children can be hard enough as it is in a traditional family.  But add divorce, joint custody and getting remarried to the equation and it makes it even more difficult. The girl’s father was very lazy, nothing bothered him and it took pulling teeth and ultimatums to get him to lift a finger.  Now I’m in a relationship that is quite the opposite:  Frank does things way before I even need to ask.  The problem with this type of personality though is that he is ‘Johnny on the Spot’ when it comes to my girls and the proper discipline. ...more

Blended Families and How to Cope

Blended families is a subject that people don’t like to talk about but statistically we know our society is going through.  With fifty percent of new marriages ending in divorce I’m surprised this topic isn’t being talked about every day in the media.  Fifty percent is a very scary figure.  Especially for someone like myself, who comes from a broken home and has already been married once. ...more