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Four Emotional Benefits of She Sheds

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She sheds offer emotional benefits, keep relationships healthy
by Jackie Pilossoph for Chicago Tribune Media Group
When Cindy Holmes-Fine and her husband moved in together five years ago, their blended family consisted of five kids, all still living at home. Although very happy to have such a large and loving family, Holmes-Fine felt like there were times she needed and wanted some space; alone time, a reprieve, an escape.
Her solution: A “she shed.”


Late Life Divorce

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The reasons behind the rising trend in grey divorce and some of the commons risks to be aware of.

Many Women Leave Financial Decisions To Husbands, Leaving Them Vulnerable

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A new trend is emerging in the world of divorce and is negatively impacting the lives of female divorcees everywhere.
A report that was released by UBS Global Wealth Management shows that a majority (56%) of married women leave their major long-term financial planning to their spouse.  This leaves women at an extreme disadvantage in the case of a separation or death.  Considering that we have seen a doubling in divorces among middle-aged persons since the 90s, (more...)

4 Terrible Social Media Dating Trends of 2017

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The dating game has been complicated by social media, and new dating trends keep popping up because of the ease of online access, but they are not always fun. Here are 4 new annoying dating trends that happened in 2017.
Love Bombing
Forget ghosting – the latest terrible dating trend to hit is “love bombing,” and it stinks. First they smother you in attention and gifts, and then when things don’t go their way – (more...)

Stunned That Your Spouse Abandoned You? Here’s How To Deal

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As the weather gets colder and the orange and yellow leaves start to fall from the trees, I’ve been thinking a lot about a growing trend in divorce.
The case of spouse abandonment, aka when you thought the marriage was fine and you were looking forward to your future together, and then POOF! Your spouse, out of the blue, says those shocking words…
“I’m leaving.”
“I want out of this marriage.&(more...)

10 Important Things You Need To Know About Divorce And Your Credit Score

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Lots of people are talking about their credit score now with the Equifax data breach but that’s not the only reason you should be monitoring it. There are ten important things you need to know about divorce and your credit score and that’s what I’m talking about in this latest episode of Conversations About Divorce.
My guest for this Conversation is Samantha Gregory from Rich Single Momma. Samantha shares a wealth of knowledge, (more...)

The Psychotherapist’s Guide To Healing & Transformation After Divorce

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It’s intimidating to spill our guts to a stranger, even when that person is a highly trained and licensed professional. Many of us feel that making an appointment with a psychotherapist means that there is “something wrong” with us. Rachel Sussman allays any fears you might have about seeking counseling. Rachel is a licensed psychotherapist located in New York City, but she helps individuals and couples all over North America with (more...)

Prenups and Intellectual Property

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Regular readers know I believe prenuptial agreements are overused. Too often they make the injustice of divorce worse by rewarding a breadwinner spouse (usually the husband) and leaving the stay-at-home-and-care-for-the-children spouse (usually the wife) poorer than she would have been under normal principles of family law. Unfortunately, it appears this trend will be made worse …

4 Flaws With The Child Support System

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By definition, child support is “an ongoing, periodic payment made by a parent for the financial benefit of a child following the end of a marriage or other relationship.”
In an ideal world, a child support order would ensure that the child receives adequate financial support from both parents to aid his or her upbringing.
Unfortunately, the modern child support system, which covers about a quarter of children in the United States, is critically flawed and in (more...)

Top 10 Trendiest Baby Names

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Celebrities aren’t the only ones calling their children the craziest of things.
Now even regular folk are trying to jump on the Apple, Saint and Blue Ivy name train.
The baby-name website Nameberry has released the list of the trendiest monikers so far this year and it’s safe to say the days of John, Jennifer and Matthew are long gone.
Check out who your kids will be having playdates (more...)