Divorce

6 Ways To Show Yourself Love After Divorce

Posted by on Jun 5, 2017 in Divorce, Raising Self-Esteem, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Divorce is one of the most stressful events of a person’s life. It is a time of loss and pain. It is the death of the life you thought you would have, the death of your family unit as one. It is a time of grieving for those thoughts and dreams you had. Going through the stages of grief (denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance) is the path to healing after divorce. There is no set time frame or order for these steps and each individual has their own path they will follow. Along this journey of renewal, it is also the time to show yourself the love you deserve from the person...

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6 Tips For Controlling Your Emotions During Divorce

Posted by on May 9, 2017 in Divorce, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Divorce brings about a roller coaster of emotions before, during and after the actual divorce is granted. One day you might be so angry at your soon to be ex that you can’t even see straight and the next day you could be blinded by your tears at your feelings of failure in one of the most important relationships of your life. Days later you look back and regret how you responded to a nasty email sent by your ex and that you let him get to you. Anger, resentment, guilt, feelings of betrayal, vindictiveness or self-hatred can surely take over your whole being during a divorce and it is not...

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5 Life Lessons Single Moms Can Learn from Their Children

Posted by on Nov 29, 2016 in Divorce, Parenting Children, Parenting Teens | 0 comments

As parents, we learn it is our job to teach our children life lessons both big and small. We want to protect our children from all that is bad in this world and enrich their lives with all good things. Unfortunately, this is not always possible, particularly when going through one of life’s most stressful and sad times.. a divorce. No one gets married with the intention of getting divorced. But it happens. While we try to get through it as best we can, many times it might seem we’re doing everything wrong, and to make that even worse, our kids are watching. It is important to know that...

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How to Minimize the Mental Health Impact of Divorce on Your Children

Posted by on Oct 3, 2016 in Divorce, Parenting Children, Parenting Teens, Uncategorized | 0 comments

How to Minimize the Mental Health Impact of Divorce on Your Children

Anyone in the throes of a divorce knows that there are many different emotions involved ranging from sadness, anger, anxiety to relief, contentment and peace. Realize your children will also have varying degrees of emotions throughout the process that should also be addressed. Normal reactions for children during a divorce could be anger, anxiety or mild depression. They might become more irritable and possibly regress in behavior. Some teens might rebel and get themselves into trouble. If you are not cautious, your divorce may affect your children’s mental health. As their parent, you have...

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10 Positive Lessons Children Learn From Divorce

Posted by on Jul 24, 2016 in Divorce, Parenting Children, Parenting Teens | 0 comments

10 Positive Lessons Children Learn From Divorce

We constantly read about the negative impact of divorce on children. We, as parents know that our children need special concern and attention while we navigate the divorce process and rebuild our lives. And, we attempt to give them everything they are owed. We rarely hear about the positive impacts of divorce or the ways divorce can change our children for the better. Change them in ways that will, contrary to belief be beneficial as they grow. In spite of what you read children of divorce learn some very positive life lessons that are not always negative ones. 10 Positive Lessons Children...

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8 Boundaries Step-Parents Should Never Cross

Posted by on May 6, 2016 in Divorce | 0 comments

Being a stepparent comes with certain rules and boundaries that might not feel natural to some people. You are not their parent and you are not their peer. Can you run errands for them? Clean their rooms? Help them study? Talk with them about friendship problems? The answer to these all most likely is “Yes.” But can you discipline them? Can you take their side against your spouse’s ex? Most likely, “no” is the answer to these types of situations. The issue basically comes down to one thing, the level of control one should be taking and the difficulty of knowing exactly where...

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