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Co-Parenting: Making Joint Custody Work

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Co-parenting amicably gives children stability and close relationships with both parents—but it’s rarely easy. Despite the many challenges, though, it is possible to develop a working relationship with a former spouse for the sake of the children.
Joint custody – where both parents enjoy both physical and legal custody — can be exhausting and infuriating, especially after an acrimonious split that so often poisons the well of memories.
Former spouses can start by thinking of (more...)

What if I Want to Stop My Divorce? Your Guide to Voluntary Dismissal

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In most relationships, divorce is an extreme measure used only when no other solution has worked. Deciding to pursue divorce is a heavy decision, and one that may seem irreversible. However, the divorce process is designed in a way that allows you to cancel your divorce petition should you have a change of heart. There are many reasons you might be having second thoughts. Perhaps you and your spouse have made substantial progress on problem areas in the relationship (more...)

When Limerence Fades In Your New Marriage

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I can't say that this is one of the most common questions that I receive as a relationship coach, but it does come up enough that it needs to be addressed.The question is from someone who has a basic knowledge of the concept known as Limerence. Here is my definition of Limerence: Limerence is a mental state that many people think of as "true love" or being "in love.” It is a scientific phenomenon and chemically-influenced (more...)

Why You Can’t Win A Divorce

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And what to expect along the way

Going through a divorce is stressful for everyone involved, including spouses and their children. Pop culture has ingrained the idea that one “wins” divorce, but it is so much more complicated than that.

Dealing with the legal process and financial obligations can be overwhelming, let alone the parenting aspect. Then there is the healing process and moving forward either living single or dating. All of this amounts to enormous stress, (more...)

How To Focus On Yourself After Divorce

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A marriage takes the lives of two individual people and merges them together. It’s a promise both you and your spouse make to stop thinking about yourselves and start thinking about each other’s future. This is why when a marriage comes to an end, it can be difficult for you to refocus your attention on yourself.

Whether it’s because you have children you need to care for, legal matters you need to attend (more...)

The Sad Truth About Your Spouse’s Lies In Divorce

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Most divorce professionals will tell you that everyone lies at some point in their divorce. For many people, they might be harmless ‘white lies’ that are told to try to make the other person feel better or to avoid a confrontation.

But then there are the lies that are deeply deceitful. They may cause significant harm, even be life-altering. The sad truth about your spouse’s lies in divorce is that you may have little legal (more...)

Can The Passion In A Sexless Marriage Be Rekindled?

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If you’ve been Googling ‘sexless marriage’  or  ‘sex-starved marriage’ then you may also be wondering if you can rekindle the passion in your marriage.
Most people who now have little to no physical intimacy with their spouse will tell you that it’s not how the relationship started. But somehow, at some point, the passion started to fade. The sex became tense, distant, infrequent. Couple that with feelings of rejection, (more...)

How To Make The Perfect Online Dating Profile

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Modern dating definitely has its differences from traditional dating in the past. While people still meet others through mutual friends, blind dates, or going out, many now use the power of technology to find their match, aka dating sites. In fact, statistics show that over 50 million people have tried online dating and 1 in every 5 relationships are started online. As chances are you have an online profile or have at least thought about creating one, it’(more...)

Want To Be Friends With Your Ex After Divorce? Here’s How

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Guest post by Sylvia Smith
Statistics show that out of 1000 marriages per year, 16.9 married women will end up divorced. The reasons why? Research indicates that the most common reasons to get divorced often involve infidelity, lack of communication, or some form of abuse.
However, many couples part ways because they simply grew apart. In these cases, it seems unfair to lose such an important person from your life just because you couldn’t make it (more...)

Is Co-Parenting Right For Your Family?

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When two parents get divorced, it does not change their parental rights or responsibilities. Provided having relationships with both parents is in the best interest of the child, the court will likely grant shared custody of the child to the parents. This means that the parents must abide by a set schedule for trading off time with the child, as well as determine who will make which important decisions for the child’s well-being, including education, religion, and (more...)