“How do I get through this? I can’t even imagine what life will be like. How do I know whether to ask for the house or the savings account? Whether to go back to school or get a job right away? How can I decide?”
Jeff’s decision to begin life with someone else left Maria feeling rejected,
Divorce whirls through lives like a hurricane. Impacting relationships. Finances. Parenting. Bottom line–everything changes.
And, well, we don’t like change. We’d much rather do what we know–even if it hurts–than face the unknown.
So, how do we cope with the whirlwind
The most dreaded moment in divorce–telling the children. Parents know the news will devastate. They fear making the decision known.
So, some parents put off telling. Bad idea.
Children likely already suspect. Keeping children in suspense only increases their anxiety. More,
When our dog, Pepper, died, my sister and I lost our constant companion. He licked our faces. Chased our balls. Curled with us at night for 9 years.
My sister and I cried for three weeks. To ease the suffering Dad brought home a hamster.
My sister immediately embraced the little guy–feeding,
As my son prepared to leave for school, I found myself drifting through the days, struggling to concentrate, and unexpectedly crying. How could my curly headed toddler be old enough to move away? As my sadness grew, I realized I was falling into the same unhealthy mindset that defeats so many
She entered the room crying. As I introduced myself, I took in her red-rimmed eyes, her blotchy complexion, and her haggard face. How could I dive into the cold details of legal proceedings in the midst of such raw grief?
Then it happened.
As I began detailing the mediation process, I cracked a
By: Tess Worrell
Joe’s life was crashing. Faced with a divorce that impacted his children, his finances, and his lifestyle, Joe wanted someone to navigate the confusion and somehow create a winning solution. He located a well-respected attorney and extended blind faith.
That was a problem.
By: Tess Worrell
Once the dust of divorce settles and the separate identities begin–many assume life will take on a peaceful, rosy future. Then, the bills arrive.
If you are struggling financially after divorce, you might have discovered that all the negotiations about how to split the assets