As the couple’s argument escalated to a fever pitch, I heard the tentative steps of the store owner above our office coming down the stairs. I redirected the couple to more stable ground and heard her retreat. Once calmed, each spouse admitted that anger was a huge factor in their decision
Broken trust lies at the bottom of nearly every business conflict.
A missed deadline. A failure to meet customer expectations. A mistake that costs the customer with their own client.
Some unhappy customers demand a fix.
Others quietly leave. But, they refuse to trust you with their business ever
January—the month of new plans and fresh starts. As you contemplate all the ways you would like your life to improve this year, would you like a fresh start in your home life?
Couples call The Resolution Center when their marriage is unraveling. Life no longer works, and they desperately desire
What makes January stand out?
- Named after Roman god Janus—the two-faced god—January causes people to look backward into the past year and forward into the new.
- January is the coldest month of the year (in the northern hemisphere).
- All this contemplation and cold might combine to create the third distinction–more people file for divorce in January than any other month.
If you find yourself considering divorce, understanding the myths of divorce may be the most important step you take.
Myth 1—Divorce will make my life better
Many pursue divorce believing that leaving their spouse will cure all their problems. Conflicts have often
January tops all months for divorce filings. Many couples hold it together for the sake of children or extended family during the holidays. But, the turn of the calendar brings a desire for a clean break and a new direction. Now what?
The decision to divorce is complicated. Couples face even more
Few events challenge divorced parents like Christmas. Wrapped in tradition and expectation, Christmas embodies family connection and joy. Two elements seriously diminished through divorce.
But, take heart. Christmas can still be good for your children. Even from two houses.
December—the season of relationships. Many innately recognize the Christmas season, above all others, as a time to receive love. Then, pass it along. Yet, in this season of connection, broken relationships are felt more deeply than ever.
At The Resolution Center, we’ve learned that three key
“I want to stay with you!” Few words wound parents more.
Divorced parents’ hardest moments often come when children load their duffel bag to head to the other parent’s house.
Whether the stay is overnight or for weeks, no parent likes missing time with their children. Especially
“In Hollywood, an equitable divorce settlement means each party getting fifty percent of the publicity.” – Lauren Bacall
Celebrities may fight over the spotlight. The rest of couples worry how this divorce will affect the assets they’ve spent years working to gain.
Confusion over the
“Thanksgiving. How are we supposed to handle Thanksgiving?” Those contemplating or going through divorce often dread the clash between their ideal image of Thanksgiving and the reality they live.
Trying to reconcile the two leaves people angry, sad, or emotionally disconnected. Most