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How do I help clients to cope with divorce? Although my remit is legal, I consider my clients’ wellbeing to be extremely important. There are depressing studies which show correlations between divorce and serious illness. An optimistic outlook, meanwhile, has been linked to health benefits including...
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Sunday, 16 June 2013 10:08
Your marriage was not a mistake. It was a collection of gifts and lessons. You can stay stuck in bitterness. But imagine the possibilities when you look at the end of your marriage as an open door, rather than a void. What you need is a divorce agreement — not for you and your ex — for…
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Wednesday, 05 June 2013 15:23
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
Smart, attractive, talented women everywhere are falling victim to “The Good Girl" Syndrome. If you have been feeling inhibited — whether it be with regard to your career, relationships, or parenting your kids…
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Wednesday, 01 May 2013 14:42
Women are hesitant and afraid to use the one word that frees them, honors them, earns them respect, and gets them what they want. It's a word too many of us think of as negative, but once uttered in the tug-of-war that is divorce, is extraordinarily satisfying. You will come to use with increasing frequency and…
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Saturday, 20 April 2013 13:36
As a woman navigating divorce, we're often confronted with juggling a million different tasks, emotions, appointments and dealines — it's enough to drive anyone crazy. If you're a mother going through divorce, you can easily times the amount of…
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Friday, 19 April 2013 14:13
A rebound relationship is one that occurs shortly after the divorce. If you move quickly from a long lasting relationship into another relationship then you are probably in a "rebound relationship."  A rebound relationship is a distraction. It's a connection to another person that keeps us…
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Tuesday, 09 April 2013 13:15
Giving away our power and authority is something we learn early in life. Milestones in our life, including divorce, offer an excellent opportunity to reclaim it.  When I was asked to write for Firstwivesworld, I was excited to connect with you and share my passion; helping…
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Saturday, 06 April 2013 06:53
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
When I began navigating the process of divorce, it consumed my life. I ate, drank and slept divorce. It seemed to be all I could think about or talk about and all that talking and thinking fed my raw emotions. If you are consumed by the legal, emotional, and financial aspects of your divorce, here are …
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Friday, 22 February 2013 11:53
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