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When my friend Kate finally collected enough courage to end her 12-year marriage to Will, she was suffering all the symptoms of a victim of domestic abuse. She had panic attacks, was in a state of depression, her self-esteem was in the gutter, and her sense of reality was distorted. In the beginning,…
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Friday, 24 May 2013 12:49
Maintaining your financial security is one of your most important considerations when faced with divorce. Your main concern should be negotiating the best possible settlement agreement — one you know you can live with after the ink dries on your divorce decree.  There are many steps you can take…
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Tuesday, 07 May 2013 15:06
Can mediation truly work for a couple going through a divorce? It may be hard to imagine it can, especially when you have been embroiled in a conflict. The fact is that…
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Tuesday, 30 April 2013 15:02
Have you tried to reach your attorney and he or she won’t come to the phone?  Are you not sure you attorney is representing your best interests?  Sometimes the only course is to divorce your divorce attorney.  Here are five reasons to do…
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Thursday, 11 April 2013 12:46
When you are going through a divorce, the world is turned upside down. Your present life has changed — but your expectations for your future have also changed. You and your ex might decide to mediate if:…
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Friday, 05 April 2013 13:46
Webster’s defines infidelity as unfaithfulness to the marriage vow or contract; a violation of the marriage contract by adultery. If you have ever been the victim of a cheating husband, you know it is much more. Infidelity is the breaking of trust that has negative consequences in every…
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Tuesday, 26 February 2013 08:44
Over the years, I've spoken to many women whose ex-husbands were defying court orders to pay child support. What most of them have learned when they take their ex back to court for contempt is that judges rarely throw a deadbeat in jail. They threaten to do so, but in my opinion, it isn't often that a judge will…
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Tuesday, 14 August 2012 08:56
In case you missed Part 1, click here for my earlier countdown of the Top Ten Dirty Divorce Tricks, numbers 10 to 6.Here are numbers 5 to 1:  5. Spending money wildly, as a form of&
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Saturday, 19 May 2012 09:12
For certain people, divorce — or even the thought of divorce — brings their very worst qualities to the fore.Divorce is an emotional rollercoaster. When people are really hurting, particularly if they have been “swapped” for somebody else, self-preservation becomes&
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Thursday, 10 May 2012 09:04
My opinions on prenuptial agreements are well known. I don’t like them, do not believe that they are “socially necessary” and do not believe that they should be automatically legally…
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Thursday, 26 April 2012 10:02