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When to consider relationship counseling

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Couples counseling has gotten a bad rap as a last-ditch effort to save a already-failed relationship. But recent studies find that couples therapy can be very helpful in making relationships better, stronger, and longer-lasting—including if you are not married. After all, marriage rates among millennials have reached historic lows, and more and more young women…

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How to get a loan with bad credit—and why you may need credit repair

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While having a great credit score can make your life a whole lot easier, the opposite is also true. A bad credit score can make your life harder and more expensive. That’s because bad credit makes it more difficult to qualify for a loan for a car or mortgage, or even qualify to rent an…
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Online therapy vs. face-to-face—which is better?

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Online counseling, which connects you to a licensed therapist through phone, text, video or voice is gaining popularity thanks to technology from companies like BetterHelp, TalkSpace and Online-Therapy.com.  But how does online therapy compare with face-to-face therapy? What are the pros and cons? If you’re feeling lonely, depressed or stressed, therapy might help you regain…

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31 reasons being a single mom is AWESOME (according to readers)

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A while ago a member of Millionaire Single Mom on Facebook said: “I'm a new mom, expecting in a few months. What POSITIVES can you tell me about single motherhood?” I responded with a few points, and invited other members to share. Here is what we said: From me, Emma Johnson, on why being a…

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Expert Help Now Can Avoid Costly Problems Later!

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Sometimes divorce can be so emotionally taxing that common sense and reason
are overtaken by raw emotion and reflexive action.  This can be extremely dangerous.  We could be putting ourselves, our children
and our finances, at risk of irreparable damage.

“Protect yourself.  Not every story has a hero.” ~ Annie

The Worst That Could Happen

“What’s the worst that could happen?” some might ask.  One misworded paragraph of a settlement (more...)

What To Do When Your Child Doesn’t Want Parenting Time With Their Other Parent

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Guest post by Steven L. Fritsch
While children generally enjoy spending time with their non-custodial parents, this is not the case for every child of divorce. Your child likely has very specific reasons for why they don’t want parenting time with their other parent. There are rational and anxiety-driven reasons as to why they don’t want to see your ex. Depending upon their age, they express their anxiety in many ways. Younger ones tend to (more...)

What Happens When You Discover Your Spouse Is Unfaithful

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Many people never suspect their spouse is seeing someone else. They’ve never imagined it. They’ve never thought about what happens when you discover your spouse is unfaithful.
Infidelity is often a factor in divorce. The Institute for Family Studies reports that among ever-married adults who have cheated on their spouses before, 40% are currently divorced or separated compared to 17% of adults who were faithful to their spouse.
That underscores the devastating impact that infidelity (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...)

5 Common Divorce Negotiation Mistakes That Are Best Avoided

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Guest post from Negotiation Experts
According to the American Community Survey, Denver, Colorado, has a 12.4% divorce rate. That means at least one in every eight marriages ends up in divorce.
If handled poorly, the divorce process can drag on, with long-term adverse effects. Your image may suffer, your assets may depreciate, your emotions may cause scarring, and your kids may not adjust well to the changes. With the right preparation, a divorcing couple can work out a (more...)

Divorce: A Child’s Perspective

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{4:30 minutes to read}  When parents make the decision to end their marriage, one of their biggest concerns is the impact that the divorce will have on their children. This is something that is almost always raised by parents during our initial consultation, and remains a theme throughout the divorce process. Sometimes, this concern results [...]