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Ending a relationship can be a difficult and devastating process, but when children are involved, it gets more complicated. When divorcing, the desired outcome is usually to separate physically, financially and mentally. However, parents are ultimately bonded and connected to each other for ... Views: 6
There are times when a court may order a couple to consider child custody mediation so that the parties that are involved in the suit such as parents who are dissolving their marriage will try to look for an amicable solution to this issue. Such parents would be allowed to sit in a room with a ... Views: 5
While California may be a “hot” state, we experience “cooling off” periods too. In a family law context, this “cooling off” specifically applies to the amount of time that must pass before a divorce is final. The theory behind this “cooling off” period is to prevent couples from rushing to ... Views: 35
Just got a breakup? There is no problem when you know how to recover from a breakup quickly.
In this article, you will get some of the best tips on breakups. These will help you to get over a broken heart in almost no time. Getting over a breakup won’t take that much long time. So follow ... Views: 84
Everyone knows that dealing with breakups is always hard. There is not so good advice on how to handle breakups on media. Therefore, most people handle breakups in a wrong way and they suffer that much.
Anyway, if you are struggling to handle a breakup, follow these tips. You will feel better ... Views: 78
Fear of an uncertain future can stop us from doing great things, and it can keep us holding onto things and habits that are hurting us. Today I will share 5 steps to deal with separation and divorce anxiety.
I think it is fair to say, that the majority of us from time to time wonder what the ... Views: 95
Are you struggling to forgive your ex or current partner for something they did?
Are you still carrying a grudge, feel resentment or anger towards them?
In all romantic relationships (past and present) there will be times where the one you love will hurt you. It could be something small, ... Views: 90
Child custody remains one of the biggest issues the family court system has to deal with every day. When a couple decides to divorce the court has to determine who will live with the children of the marriage, who will pay for their upkeep as well as what would be in their best interest. Child ... Views: 76
Divorce is never an easy process, and it becomes even more difficult when there are children involved. Here are five steps you and your soon-to-be ex need to take so your children go through the experience with as little trauma as possible.
Keep the conflict away from your children
You and ... Views: 106
So you loved someone from the bottom of your heart, but he didn’t care about it.
Or maybe you just got a devastating breakup. Either situation sucks, doesn’t it?
However, do you know that it isn’t end of the world? There is a high possibility that you will find someone better than that ... Views: 139
If your marriage has ended and you’re single again, make sure all your financial arrangements reflect your new status of SINGLE. Here are a few tips to help get your new financial life off to a good start.
TIP #1: Change Your Beneficiary.
A divorce may not have an automatic effect on ... Views: 239
If a woman has been with men who have cheated, she might come to the conclusion that all men are the same. And if a man has been with a number of women who have cheated, he could also come to the same conclusion.
As a result of what they have been through, it would be normal for them to say ... Views: 186
The Narcissist in Custody Battles
Presentation made by Sam Vaknin
Author of “Malignant Self-love: Narcissism Revisited”
In the 11th Annual and First International
Battered Mothers Custody Conference
HOW NARCISSIST SEES HIS CHILDREN
1. ... Views: 186
In California, there are three ways to end a marriage: divorce, legal separation, and annulment. At Peace Talks we want you to know your options and we will focus on legal separation in this article. The process for a legal separation is similar to filing for a divorce, but there are some ... Views: 136
Alas, the recent break-up of a nine year relationship was painful enough. But when my ex-partner’s daughter indefinitely suspended (if not permanently ended) weekly 3-5 minute Skypeing and my periodic visiting with her 3 ½ year old daughter (i.e., my ex’s grandchild), because the mother felt ... Views: 0
Guilt is a painful, uncomfortable and often lingering emotion that many individuals I work with suffer from. You will learn about John and Dana’s experience today, and at the end are my 3 secret tips to letting go of guilt.
Take John’s case, after many years of endless agonizing and ... Views: 194
You wouldn’t believe the amount of husbands and wives that come up to me and say “Nicola, how do I get my Spouse to Change? ”If you are trying to save your marriage by desperately attempting to change your partner to no avail - STOP!
Want your partner to exercise more? Stop social media? ... Views: 232
Let’s face it co-parenting after divorce isn’t easy. Many children of divorce go through a roller-coaster of emotions like their parents do when the family splits. Children may isolate. Have angry outbursts. Refuse to eat. Cry. Say horrible things. Throw tantrums. But what do you do if they ... Views: 201
Divorce is a word that we see and hear everywhere. In our daily lives divorce attorneys solicit their services in commercials, billboards, print media and flyers. Television shows and films trivialize divorce as it's cloaked in steamy affairs, romanticized depictions of fragmented families and ... Views: 226
What’s are your spouse’s most annoying habits? Is it the way they talk, eat, sit, clean up? Do they perhaps hum an annoying tune or crack their knuckles? When was the last time they did something that irritated you? Last week? Yesterday? An hour ago?
One of the most annoying things about ... Views: 220
During the period of a peaceful divorce and emotional confusion, we sometimes say and write things to our partners that are offensive and inappropriate. Instead of clearly communicating our thoughts and calming down the situation, we respond with critical, judgmental words that inflame passions ... Views: 173
When going to court to finalize your divorce case it is the culmination of months, maybe years, of a strained domestic relationship and marital discord. When you go to court for a jury trial or bench trail you need to leave your emotions at home if you want to have a possible favorable outcome. ... Views: 162
Divorce is seen as a hazard to social life which seems to have taken all societies in its grip. The last century has seen increased divorce rates and it is true throughout the world. Especially in Europe and western countries people are finding it difficult to be married for a long time. ... Views: 177
Getting divorce can never be a pleasant experience when you are emotionally hurt. It is also not possible to be completely ready for it. But divorce is not something that happens overnight. It is a process that starts with misunderstandings and conflicts that are very difficult to agree upon. As ... Views: 153
Every relationship in the world is essentially built on emotions. Love, affection, passion and belongingness are the base of all kinds of relationships. The reason for break in relationship is because people get emotionally hurt for one reason or the other. Divorce is nothing but the result of ... Views: 136
The divorce rate in the Europe and specifically in the UK has been on a rise in the past few decades. Sociologists are of the opinion that this is not good for human society in the long run. People are taking the institution of marriage lightly and this can eventually affect all kinds of ... Views: 124
Society, at least as it was when I was a young adult, expected that women should and would get married. In fact, women still didn't really even have to worry about having a career - as long as we married and had a man to take care of us. And heaven help us if we made it into our mid to late 20's ... Views: 208
Hmmm, I know, you're thinking, "how can anyone be married to a single man?". Yep, crazy. I would never have believed it possible either, then one day I realized that that is how I was able to best describe my marriage!
Really! When I said "I do" I thought that meant that we (my husband and I) ... Views: 208
I know, I know. Everyone expects to have sex on their honeymoon, right?! That's what you hear your whole life. Sex on your wedding night - to finally consummate the relationship, then sex, sex, sex and more sex throughout the entire honeymoon. After all, this is the person you've been saving ... Views: 234
Divorce is like a wild fire that keeps encroaching on every part of a person’s life, till he or she is completely devastated. Never can a divorce process be termed as happy or a pleasant experience unless someone is willingly walking out of a marriage and gaining a lot of fortune out of it. ... Views: 129
Divorces will always evoke a variety of emotions ranging from anger and fear to doubt and sadness. Whatever you may currently be experiencing, it is important to remember that these feelings will pass and you must get proactive about your future. Anyone who is currently going through this legal ... Views: 189
If falling in love can be compared to heaven then getting divorced can definitely be compared to a living hell on earth. The couple has to go through emotional turmoil during the pre-divorce conflict and during the divorce procedure. But there is no solution for this as it is a part of the deal. ... Views: 135
Divorce is a detailed legal procedure and one needs to keep a lot of things in mind before agreeing on the terms and conditions. As you decide to separate from a person with whom you have spent a good amount of your life, there are lot of things you share and own together. So while parting you ... Views: 131
Divorce is a utterly emotional occurrence and it can turn your life into complete chaos. People feel a flood of emotions of betrayal, separation, depression, guilt and so on. The problem begins when the couple start having problems much before the actual divorce process. The reasons could be ... Views: 110
Divorce is a painful and devastating event for many couples. It can be a crucial turning point in the lives of all members of the family including the couple as well as the children of the relationship. A divorce will affect many aspects of daily life because of the extreme emotional as well as ... Views: 120
One of the most giant problems in western society is the increasing divorce rate from year to year. What was considered as a very harsh decision and one of the last ones when it came to family life, divorce has now become a very common this in the modern society. Depending on the country and the ... Views: 129
Few things in life are as difficult to recover from as divorce. This is especially true when there are children involved. Whether you wanted it or not, there are things you have to tackle if you want to live a happy and fulfilled life after your divorce. While the road to happiness may seem ... Views: 148
Divorce is a traumatic and difficult experience. And despite the often heard phrase "amicable divorce," that is the rare exception and not the rule. But once you’ve decided that divorce is the right choice, there are ways to make the process less painful and help yourself begin to build a new ... Views: 163
People all around us love to maintain their relationships in its most healthier manner, and they used to follow various tips and techniques to manage it in the perfect way. There are various factors which play their crucial role in determining the success of any relationship, and one such ... Views: 253
There is no better feeling than loving and being loved, and nobody can argue that. Sooner or later, most of us want to find that perfect person who is not only going to keep us warm at night, but who will be a constant part of all our plans and goals. Nonetheless, many relationships and ... Views: 205
When it comes to custody decision, mothers have always been the primary candidate for residential custody, while fathers only get visiting rights. The situation often gets reversed in case mother is “not good enough” to be able to take care of the child according to the investigation done by ... Views: 170
The first step in making it work again with an ex is to remember and understand the reasons behind your break up in the first place. If you decide to make it work again with your ex, the question would then be if you could get past the reason for the initial break up. Once you’ve made up your ... Views: 312
By Sam Vaknin
Author of "Malignant Self-love: Narcissism Revisited"
Some patients develop codependent behaviors and traits in the wake of a life crisis, especially if it involves an abandonment and resulting solitude (e.g. divorce, or an empty nest: when one’s children embark on their own, ... Views: 290
It can take years for the wounds of a divorce to heal. Many people feel sad, lonely and hurt after a divorce. They may also suffer from low-esteem. Fortunately, there are ways you can rebuild your self-esteem after a divorce. Below are some tips for increasing your confidence:
Set One Goal ... Views: 232
Signs Your Relationship Is Going To Fail!
The fact you’re reading this article right now is no coincidence. Your subconscious, Your Spirit, is trying to protect you from a future disaster. Before you say I do, before you move in, before you introduce this future mistake to your friends and ... Views: 305
Narcissistic Abuse: From Victim to Survivor in 6 Steps
By Sam Vaknin
Author of "Malignant Self-love: Narcissism Revisited"
You have been abused, maltreated, harrassed, and stalked.
You feel that you fell prey to a narcissist or psychopath.
But, you must move on from victim to ... Views: 415
Dear Dr. Romance:
I am currently reading your book, The 10 Smartest Decisions a Woman can Make Before 40 and absolutely loving it. I have been married for a year and four months and we are going through a really tough time right now. I have suggested counseling and my husband ... Views: 366
Dear Dr. Romance: I'm having problems with my daughter in law . I I love her. She and my son had a relationship for more than fifteen years and were married for six. They have two preschool age children. I always thought My daughter-in-law and I got along, but now we can only ... Views: 389
There's a lot of misinformation about divorce, and Dr. Romance would like to clear up some of the confusion.
Here are 11 things people will not tell you about divorce.
1. Divorce will not make you happier, unless you’re leaving an abusive relationship.2. Divorce sometimes seems ... Views: 392
Often you lose two things in a divorce: your marriage and what feels like a piece of your identity. Marriage has a funny way of making two people seem inextricable, two sides of the same coin to use a cliché. But then somewhere in the marriage, its sanctity fell apart and you’re left wondering ... Views: 314