divorce lawyers and mediators

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5 Questions to Help You Recreate Yourself After a Divorce

You’re entering the second half of life as a divorced woman over 40 — and maybe you’re surprised, shocked or even heartbroken. How do you recreate yourself after a divorce? These five questions will help you start fresh with hope and joy. They represent the core needs we all have, and they have the power to help you recreate your […]

When Guilt Keeps You in a Marriage You Wish Was Over

Are you staying in a marriage because you feel guilty or bad about leaving your husband? Marriage guilt can keep you stuck in an unhappy relationship for a surprisingly long time. Decades, even. The way I see it, you have two choices: stay married and keep feeling guilty, or leave the relationship and feel guilty for different reasons. Either way, […]

How to Know if Divorce is the Best Decision

If you’re asking, “Should I get a divorce?”, you need an external perspective that isn’t overwhelmed by emotion. Here are 10 signs to help you decide if divorcing your husband is the best choice, inspired by Should I Stay or Should I Go? “It takes a lot of bravery to look right at the truth of your situation,” writes Lundy […]

How to Cope With Divorce

Even when being divorced is better than being married, you’re still sad about the end of your relationship. These ideas on how to cope with divorce are inspired by a marriage that ended in my family. In Divorce Poison: How to Protect Your Family from Bad-mouthing and Brainwashing, Dr. Richard A. Warshak offers a blueprint for an effective response to […]

What to Expect After You File for Divorce

Getting divorced feels different for everyone, but there are some things everyone experiences. Here’s what to expect after filing for divorce – whether this is your first, second, or third time getting divorced. If you haven’t read any books on getting divorced, check out Getting Up, Getting Over, Getting On: A Twelve Step Guide to Divorce Recovery by Micki McWade. She adapts […]