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10 Ways To Keep Your (Re) Marriage Alive And Well!

By Vicki L. Shemin, JD, LICSW, ACSW As a divorce attorney and therapist who has been in the field for

stepfamily
6 Tips To Help You Cope With Being A New Stepparent

By Terry Gaspard, MSW, LICSW When you remarry into a family with children, bring your own children, and/or have a

children and divorce
5 Tips to Help Your Children Thrive After Divorce

By Rosalind Sedacca, CCT Communication with our children is always important, but never as essential as when they are impacted

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4 Ways To Achieve Emotional Health in Your Divorce

by Jason Levoy When you hear the word “Divorce” what is the first thing that comes to mind? Court, contentious,

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A Simple But Powerful Meditation to Help You Heal During and After Divorce

By Lisa Gabardi, Ph.D. Why meditation? Divorce is stressful. You may feel sad, confused, angry, broken hearted, agitated, defensive, and

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Opposites Attract But Don’t Usually Stay Together

By Terry Gaspard, MSW, LICSW Is it possible for opposites to achieve long-lasting love? This is an age old question

don't alienate your child
Parental Alienation After Divorce: Never Take It Out on The Kids!

By Rosalind Sedacca, CCT Divorce conflicts between parents can get ugly. And too often parents tend to vent or share

reclaiming your life
8 Steps to Reclaiming Your Life After Divorce

By Terry Gaspard, MSW, LICSW Let’s be honest, a divorce can shake your foundation and make you question your own

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A Mother’s Day Reflection: 6 Lessons I Learned From My Daughter

By Terry Gaspard, MSW, LICSW Mother’s Day is a perfect time to reflect on how my divorce changed my relationship

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How To Stop The Cycle Of Toxic Relationships For Good

By Kristin Davin, Psy.D. Few people make it through life without experiencing at least one toxic relationship. That’s probably because

Happy Blended Family
Blended Family Success Strategies for Parents & Kids!

By Rosalind Sedacca, CCT There are twenty million blended families in the United States alone. That number has doubled over

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7 Things To Consider Before Entering A Rebound Relationship

By Terry Gaspard, MSW, LICSW Getting involved in a rebound relationship is a risky proposition. If you’re feeling lonely after

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Divorce and Estrangement: What To Try When You And Your Adult Child Don’t Get Along

An interview of Joshua Coleman Ph.D., by Terry Gaspard, MSW, LICSW on February 5, 2015 Joshua Coleman, Ph.D., is an

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5 Ways To Get Past Your Breakup

By Terry Gaspard, MSW, LICSW When a romantic relationship or marriage ends, it’s natural to experience feelings of rejection, anger,

happy couple
11 Skills That Predict Success In Marriage And Relationships

By Terry Gaspard, MSW, LICSW What can you do to improve your marriage or relationship when you feel it’s heading