All photos are courtesy of

Why I Kept My Debt Secret from My Husband

Learning how to have productive, low-conflict discussions about money is essential to handling finances in a healthy way. Finances are

6 Ways to Stop Being Defensive with Your Partner

During tough conversations, it’s helpful to choose battles wisely and to distinguish between petty issues and important ones. Many experts

How Do I Choose a Divorce Lawyer?

Going through a divorce is a challenging process.  There are so many details to arrange in your new life without

Handling Sabotage of Your Parent-Child Relationship After Divorce

While many divorces are settled amicably between ex-spouses, some divorces involve long battles over property division and custody arrangements. If

5 Ways Dating is Different for a Divorced Parent

By Rosalind Sedacca, CDC When you’re a divorced parent, dating again takes on new challenges. Here are five areas that

How Apologizing Can Improve Your Marriage

Recent studies have found that apologizing to your spouse and asking for forgiveness are crucial ingredients in a successful marriage.

6 Signs Your Partner is Good Marriage Material

Who we choose to marry is one of the most important and costliest decisions a person will make, yet it’s

Divorce Advice: 3 Tips to Help You Overcome Fear of Loneliness

Of all the anxieties that are regularly induced by an impending divorce, those centered on loneliness are, in my experience,

Post Divorce: 3 Keys to Letting Go and Moving On

By Karen McMahon The season of divorce often feels like we are living on a battlefield as we avoid explosive

After Divorce: Choose Pro-Active vs. Reactive Parenting

By Rosalind Sedacca, CDC Parenting is never easy. The challenges are enormous. Decisions are rarely black and white. How much

Reality Isn’t What You Think! How Cognitive Distortions Harm Us

By Darlene Lancer, JD, MFT We all see reality through a personal lens shaped by our beliefs, culture, religion, and

What Your Children Need Most From You After a Divorce

After a divorce, children are prone to confusion, anxiety, sadness, and even anger. At such an early stage of life,

10 Ways to Steer Clear of Partners Who Are Wrong for You

By Terry Gaspard, MSW, LICSW Many people who are in unhealthy relationships ask themselves “Why do I attract partners who

3 Things You Must Do After Your Divorce

Divorce is scary, overwhelming, and challenging. People often panic right after their divorce is finalized because they are officially back

One Dad’s Remarriage Journey

By Tommy Maloney In 2008 I found myself getting divorced after a 6 year marriage. I was well aware of