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Refuse to Be a Victim After Your Divorce

By Lisa Arends “Let me introduce you to the victim advocate,” offered the policeman who had arrested my husband the

Valentine’s Day Traps – 6 Tips to Avoid Them

By Darlene Lancer, JD, MFT Valentine’s Day is fraught with landmines and expectations, often unrealized, and whether you’re in or

5 Ways to Deal With Feelings of Guilt and Rejection Post-Divorce

By Terry Gaspard, MSW, LICSW When a marriage dissolves, it’s a natural to experience feelings of guilt or rejection. Guilt

How Do I Repair My Wound With My Father?

By Terry Gaspard, MSW, LICSW Dear Terry, My parents divorced when I was nine years old. When I was young,

Don’t Let Fear of Commitment Stop You From Achieving Lasting Love

Terry Gaspard, MSW, LICSW Do you fear that if you tie the knot, your marriage will end in divorce like

8 Key Ways We Sabotage Love

Although we seek love, we may unwittingly damage or derail it. Surprisingly, our fear of not being loved, which includes

Surefire Ways Stepfamilies Can Navigate Holiday Stress

By Rosalind Sedacca, CDC It’s no secret that the holiday season can be difficult for families following a divorce. However,

Surviving the Holidays Without the Kids

One of the toughest times of year for family members following divorce is the holiday season. The first year after

Co-parenting After Divorce – What NOT to Do!

I talked with Somerset County, NJ divorce attorney Katherine Wagner to find out what behavior she has observed in her

My Shame Experience

Sprawled on the hallway floor, skirt flying, hitting and kicking, I wrestled with Tina before a crowd of junior high

5 Ways to Protect Your Children During Your Divorce

By Terry Gaspard, MSW, LICSW Children soak up everything they see, feel, and hear. Parents may believe they are giving

5 Ways to Strengthen Your Bond with Your Teen After Divorce

By Rosalind Sedacca, CDC Unlike younger children, teens are more likely to take sides during and after a divorce. It’s

Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Prenups

In a recent entry on her blog, divorce adviser, attorney and coach, Karen Covy breaks down the nitty gritty details

Why Do We Love An Abuser?

Falling in love happens to us―usually before we really know our partner. It happens to us because we’re at the

10 Key Tips for Resolving a Marital Crisis

You feel that you are missing something or you have feelings for someone else. You annoy each other all the