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Parental Alienation

I have seen it many times, I have had to insert clauses in separation agreements, I have had to go to trial over this issue more than once.  Parental alienation is when one parent disparages the other parent to the point the children truly believe that this person is a bad parent and someone to […]

A Change Is Coming

Happy New Year everyone.  This year will be a year of big changes for me.  My youngest daughter will be going to college and I will officially be an empty-nester, I will be selling the home I have lived in for 17 years and I will be releasing my first non-fiction book – Start Here: […]

Christmas

The holidays are just about over and you might be thinking about starting your divorce.  Nobody really wants to be doing this but sometimes it just has to be done. To that end on my website I have a handy checklist to get you started.  In the next few weeks I will be releasing my […]

Holiday Happiness

The holidays are upon us and for those of you that are living in a divided household you have my sympathy. The holidays can be difficult for some people even when everything is going fine, but when you add in a broken marriage, kids that are being shuffled back and forth between households and loneliness […]

Wasted Time

My ex lives in another state.  He rarely gets down here to see his kids even though he is only six hours away.  When he does come down the kids are usually a side note, and most of the time he is in no condition to spend any meaningful time with them anyway.  You see […]

The Words That Will Ruin Your Marriage

The other day I posted the words that will ruin your marriage, and as you saw in that post there were no actual words, and that was the point. Communication in a marriage is key, your marriage is doomed for failure if you do not communicate.  During my marriage I used to brag that my […]

These Words Will Ruin Your Marriage

               

The Best Revenge

I have been divorced for 2 1/2 years, for the most part things have been uneventful.  I have full custody of our two children and my ex lives in another state and never sees our kids unless he happens to be in town for something – they are usually an afterthought unfortunately.  Nevertheless, it has […]

Happy New Year -10 Reasons To Be Happy Your Divorced In the New Year

Almost exactly four years ago I split with my ex.  It was New Years Day when I asked him to leave.  I was scared to death.  I did not plan it, I was not waiting for the holidays to be over, I wasn’t thinking “out with the old…”, something happened that day, actually a few […]

Five Stages of Divorce

Lately I have been counseling a gentleman that has been going through a tough break-up.  He is very distraught and can’t seem to move on even though his ex already has.  As I have been talking to him it has become very clear to me that he is going through the five stages of grief. […]