Your Ex Can Still Part Of Your Family

People are often surprised when divorced couples stay connected and stay friends but if it’s something you both want, your ex can still be part of your family post-divorce. Antonio Borello and his wife were married for about ten years and together for three years before they got married. They were friends and partners for a long time ....more

Going To Your Children’s Events With Your Ex

There are so many challenges with parenting after divorce. One of the most immediate ones is going to your children’s events with your ex. Are you civil enough to be able to be in each other’s company? ...more

How To Reduce Post-Divorce Conflict

The amount of post-divorce conflict is a major determinant in how well children cope with their parents’ divorce. Fact. Knowing how to reduce post-divorce conflict should therefore be a priority for any parent whose marriage is ending ....more

Even Marriage Counselors Go To Marriage Counseling

Getting couples or marriage therapy is a standard recommendation for anyone experiencing marital difficulties. It might seem surprising but...more

Celebrating Valentine’s Day With Your Kids

Valentine’s Day used to be a day for lovers but these days V-Day celebrations with your children are the norm with classroom parties and art projects to make Valentine Day cards. Being a family with two homes and especially, if you’re in transition, can make this occasion particularly hard but celebrating Valentine’s Day with your kids after divorce is a great opportunity to reinforce that are still a family. My kids are away in college now so care packages timed just right seem appropriate ....more

Who Needs A Handyman After Divorce?

Guest Post by Judy Nelson In every marriage there’s a division of labor, certain tasks you take on, certain tasks your spouse does. Living alone after divorce means there is no longer someone to share those tasks. You’re responsible for them all and that can be intimidating ....more

Should I Blog About My Divorce?

Therapists and coaches often encourage clients to write about the end of their marriage to help process their emotions. Given how wired our world is now, the logical question then is, “Should I blog about my divorce?” My current guest Liv writes a blog Live By Surprise – she started blogging after her divorce and after she had remarried. While much of her blog is about life after divorce and co-parenting, it’s impossible to write that without also writing about your marriage and your divorce journey ....more

Finding Love Again After Divorce

Not finding love again after divorce is a common fear among people ending their marriages. While dating again may be intimidating and feel strange, there are many options today that make meeting new people easy. Liv was in her early 30’s and pregnant when she left her marriage ....more

Dating After Divorce Will Help You Get To Know Yourself

Dating after divorce is complicated. For one thing it can be hard to choose dates when you’re not sure what you’re looking for. However, dating after divorce will help you get to know yourself ....more

Shared Parenting And Helping Your Child With Their Homework

When it comes to homework, most children do better with at least some assistance from their parents. However, shared parenting time adds another dimension to helping your child with their homework. My current guest, Liv ended her marriage seven years ago and her children are now aged nine and six ....more