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How Gifts from a Softer Side of Divorce Can Help You Recover

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Divorce is an experience that is...well...just depressing. Divorce disempowers, holds couples hostage, steals, haunts, and overstays its welcome. How does one cope with divorce and life afterwards? One way is by accepting the gifts divorce's softer side offers.


6 Break the Divorce News to the Kids Messages for Divorcing Parents

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By Rosalind Sedacca, CDCThe best approach to breaking the divorce news to your children!One of the most difficult conversations any parent will ever have is telling their children about their pending divorce. I know first-hand because many years ago I went through the experience. I fought and faced the overwhelming emotions. The deep gut-wrenching fear. The continuous anxiety. The incredible guilt. And the oppressive weight of shame.My son, after all, was innocent. A sweet, gentle soul who (more...)

Interview with Rosalind Sedacca, CDC — Founder of the Child-Centered Divorce Network

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Rosalind Sedacca, CCT, Founder of Child-Centered Divorce NetworkiWhat is a Child-Centered Divorce – and how is that different from more typical divorces?Unfortunately, too many parents approach divorce as adversaries. When child custody becomes a battle, everyone loses. Parents are pitted against each other and innocent children inevitably pay the price.When custodial decisions move into contention, creating a scenario where lawyers, legislation and courts determine the direction of your children’s future, you not only lose power (more...)

8 Tips For Co-Parenting Success After Divorce

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By Rosalind Sedacca, CDC Parenting following a divorce can be complex, frustrating and confusing. However, every day parents around the world are coping with the challenges and raising happy, well-adjusted children. As founder of the Child-Centered Divorce Network I’ve found that there are many factors that influence your effectiveness as a co-parent. They begin from the inside out.In this article we’ll review some of the major keys to insuring a more successful co-parenting (more...)

4 Ways to Help Kids of Divorce Transition Between Homes

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By Rosalind Sedacca, CDCDuring divorce proceedings parenting plans and contact schedules are usually established to create a semblance of routine in this new chapter of family life. I am a strong believer in co-parenting whenever possible to serve the best interest of your children.Sometimes parallel parenting is the norm, meaning you both parent the children but with minimum communication between parents. Keep in mind that your kids pick up on the emotional energy around their parents and life (more...)

How to Cope With Divorce And The Threat Of Suicide

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The risk of suicide increases significantly with divorce. Knowing how to respond if you, your STBX or your child becomes suicidal is critical.
How do you know when to take a suicide threat seriously?
Should you put the divorce on hold or promise not to divorce?
Is it your fault if your STBX ends their life?
As a divorce coach, I worked with a few clients whose STBX has chosen to end their life during the divorce process. It&(more...)

When Going Through a Divorce, Take Care of Your Health!

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{2:18 minutes to read} Going through a separation or divorce can be incredibly stressful. People often find that in the coming days and weeks, they have more time on their hands that perhaps they didn’t before. The time that may have been spent with their spouse or children.
When deciding how to fill this time, don’t forget to take care of you. Surround yourself with people who can support you and in whom you (more...)

Top 4 Personal Things to Do After Getting Divorced

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By Gerald A. Maggio, Esq.
While sustaining some relationships can be a tough job, you should also remember that the relationship, which you share with your own self is the most precious one. It has been often noticed that there are many who dive into a new relationship immediately after getting their divorce. However, there are many others who feel hesitant to take such a quick plunge as their feelings and emotions are yet to get healed. Plus, the (more...)

Understanding The Emotional Impact of Divorce

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Divorce happens due to a number of reasons, like lack of intimacy, infidelity and abuse. It generally occurs in multiple stages, what relationship experts term “divorce cascade”. A marriage about to end is peppered with rising conflict. Communication between the couple reaches disastrous levels before  the marriage reaches a flaming end.
Most divorces result in couples living a better life afterward. This could result in considerable adjustments. It is quite common for divorced individuals to experience (more...)

5 Lifesaving Tips For Empaths Going Through Divorce

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Contribution from freelance writer Jackie Edwards
Life as an empath is difficult. Not only do you experience your own emotions, but you also tend to take on others’ emotions as your own. This can become particularly hard to handle when you are going through a divorce. You experience the hurt of your ex-spouse as well as family members. Many of the standard tips for dealing with life after divorce that are covered in this blog can (more...)