Therapy During Divorce

Therapy During Divorce

The tumult of emotions in a divorce can often lead to a confusion in priorities. The sad truth is, children get forgotten or used in the divorce situation. While the parents bicker over custody and property, kids get treated like a possession...

Balance of Light and Dark

Balance of Light and Dark

We’ve crossed that threshold: autumn. It still feels like summer here in Arkansas, but the balance of light and dark tipped over into darkness with the autumnal equinox. We can look forward to football and scarves; we can embrace the...

Divorce Support

Divorce Support

This blog so often deals with topics pertaining to divorce, and within most of our paragraphs we mention something about support. Not everyone finds the support needed during and after divorce, however. Sometimes family members and friends...

Divorce Diet and Your Health

Divorce Diet and Your Health

People say the oddest things when you divorce. It’s almost like they can’t stop themselves from showing a sincere lack of understanding of your situation, especially when you suddenly slim down:”You look good! Are you on the...

Contested vs. Uncontested

Contested vs. Uncontested

In the first stages of divorce it can be easy to see how the divorce will progress: couples have seen the uncoupling happening and are prepared to work together to end things as smoothly as possible, or the anger is almost palpable between the...

Silver Linings of Single Parenting

Silver Linings of Single Parenting

Silver linings: for a parent during divorce, you need them. Single parenting is daunting. Divorce has the power to transform you into a better parent and that’s the greatest potential silver lining possible when you find yourself surrounded...

Stress During Divorce

Stress During Divorce

I read in Psychology Today how the death of a spouse rated at 100 on this official stress scale, but divorce registered at 73. The author of this article, one Susan Pease Gadoua, disagreed; she thought divorce scored more like 100 and argued that...

Social Security and Grey Divorce

Social Security and Grey Divorce

If you are divorcing and your marriage lasted ten years or longer, this blog is for you; If you are a virtual voyeur, this blog also might be for you.  There’s a trend in blogs and articles now to cover a topic known now as the “grey...