Divorce

10 Most Common Questions Kids Have About Divorce

Posted by on Apr 8, 2016 in Divorce | 0 comments

Many parents who are at the start of the divorce process don’t realize that while they have certain ideas about what they are getting into, their kids usually have no clue at all. I get calls from those in the process asking how to tell the kids about what is happening, what to say if they are asked this or that. The list goes on. Below are 10 common questions kids have about divorce and some suggestions on how to respond: 1. Was it my fault? Many kids blame themselves. “If only I had just cleaned my room when my mom asked,” or “if only I had just finished my...

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How To Tell If Your Ex-Husband Is Alienating You From Your Children

Posted by on Mar 21, 2016 in Divorce | 0 comments

Parental Alienation has been a topic of consideration for many years and has brought about a lot of controversy. It is usual that one parent would cause the alienation of the other parent; however, some parents bring about the alienation with their own behavior, or, usually it a combination of both. So how can you tell if your ex is trying to alienate you from your children? You might have an alienating ex if… If you ever hear your kids saying things like, “Daddy told me you’re a bitch” you might have an ex who is trying to alienate you from your kids. If you call his house to...

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Support Group for Women Going Through Divorce

Posted by on Mar 9, 2016 in Divorce | 0 comments

Most women going through divorce experience many feelings and situations that can best be understood by others going through similar situations. This support group aims to assist you with emotional support in a non-judgmental, accepting and warm environment where your voice matters and will be heard. If participants are interested, guest speakers may be invited to discuss relevant topics. Where: Office of Benna Strober, Psy.D. Licensed Psychologist 71 Smith Avenue Mount Kisco, New York When: Tuesdays 11:00 AM-12:30 PM Fridays 11:00 AM-12:30 PM Wednesdays 7:00 PM-8:30 PM This support...

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8 Tips For Taking Control Of Your Emotions During Divorce

Posted by on Feb 24, 2016 in Divorce | 0 comments

Divorce can bring out the “crazy” in a usually level-headed person. One day you seem to be able to manage the everyday ups and downs that occur in your life, and the next day you feel like all hell is breaking loose. Here are 8 ways to take control during divorce: 1. Accept your feelings. Divorce is hard. It creates thousands of feelings that can take over very quickly. It is important to accept these feelings and actually feel them so you can process them and start the journey of moving on. Allow yourself to grieve the loss of your marriage and life as you knew it and thought it would...

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5 Signs It’s Time To Divorce For The Sake Of The Kids

Posted by on Feb 4, 2016 in Divorce | 0 comments

Some people stay in a marriage for the sake of their kids. Some women feel they need to stay because of financial insecurity, fear of being alone or because they “promised.” Many women feel they are acting in the best interest of their children by staying together. The question women should really ask themselves is; when is ending a marriage more beneficial for the kids than staying in it? Here are 5 Signs It’s Time To Divorce For The Sake Of The Kids: 1. When the negatives outweigh the positives. If you and your spouse do not love each other, and you do not display love for one...

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Why The Holidays Seem To Be The Last Straw For Some Marriages

Posted by on Dec 7, 2015 in Divorce | 0 comments

Why The Holidays Seem To Be The Last Straw For Some Marriages

The holidays are a time of happiness and joy as well as a time of significant stress for many. When tensions are already running high between a couple, the holidays could be the breaking point that just puts someone over the edge. Picture a family consisting of a working dad, stay-at-home mom, and 3 children, ages 16, 14 and 10. Financial Strain: Think of the husband who might be struggling financially and is anxious about making ends meet. There are three kids and a wife to take care of, and the holidays are approaching. That means gifts for all, and with two teens and a tween in the house,...

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