All photos are courtesy of

12 Lessons Daughters Learn From Their Parents’ Divorce

Women, and especially daughters of divorce, can put undue pressure on themselves to find the right partner, marry, and develop

How My Past Relationships Led Me To The Love Of My Life

I don’t think love is something you can plan or create. Love for my husband came unexpectedly, and when I

Five Ways to Encourage Emotional Intimacy in Your Married Life

By Sylvia Smith When married couples think of intimacy, their first thought is often sexual intimacy.  Being physically intimate is

Celebrating Actively Involved Divorced Dads

As Father’s Day approaches, let’s take a moment to celebrate caring, actively involved divorced and divorcing dads: Fathers who put

Litigation, Mediation, or Collaborative Divorce: Which is Right for You?

By Karen Covy Getting divorced isn’t what it used to be.  “Back in the day” (i.e. 20 or 30 years

A Message To Moms: Help Your Daughter Avoid ‘Daddy Hunger’

By Terry Gaspard, MSW, LICSW As a child, I was never quite sure about the nature of my father’s feelings

Creating a Child-Centered Divorce: A Wakeup Call for Parents!

By Rosalind Sedacca, CDC Picture this: you’re getting divorced and you’re angry, resentful, hurt, or any combination of other painful

7 Signs Your Relationship is Healthy

By Terry Gaspard, MSW, LICSW I have often heard it said that the best partner will compliment you and bring

After Your Divorce: You’re Not Done Until You Do These Things

Going through a divorce is like running a marathon with a load of bricks strapped to your back. By the

“Conscious Uncoupling:” Is it possible?

 Knowledge is power.—Francis Bacon  Know the Three Ways to Get Divorced With the advent of Gwyneth Paltrow’s catchy divorce moniker,

Get Money Wise: How To Prepare for Divorce Financially

“Action is the antidote to despair.”–Joan Baez  PROTECT YOURSELF  If your marriage is in trouble, there are some key steps

Are You Crazy in Love Yet Dread Losing It?

Many people fear relationship failure. Real love makes us feel vulnerable and we tend to have fear of the unknown.

Post-Divorce Parenting: Bashing Your Ex is Bad for Your Children

By Rosalind Sedacca, CCT We all do it from time to time. Make a sarcastic comment about our ex, criticize

8 Ways to Build a Positive Relationship with Your Stepkids

By Terry Gaspard MSW, LICSW Most of the stepparents who contact me for support tell me they had no idea

Top 3 Frustrations of Parental Alienation

By Tim Lemire Parental Alienation (PA) occurs when one parent corrupts the relationship between their child and the other parent.