During a divorce, family bonds can weaken from the strain of lifestyle changes. Let us help you preserve the precious relationships with your loved ones with the following resources:
Children need to talk about divorce, and they need to hear about it from you, even if they say they don’t want to do either. Learn how to be part of the 25% of parents who talk about divorce with their children for more than 10 minutes.
If you’re an “empty nester” going through a divorce, breaking the news about your divorce to your adult children will take a different tone than if the children were living at home. Here are some tips to help you break the news.
You’ve told your children you’re getting a divorce, and you’re met with a number of reactions. Here’s how to handle these reactions and what you can do to achieve a more positive outcome.
Sometimes, a child might get “stuck” in the process of coping with the divorce and begin acting out in more destructive ways over an extended period of time. Here are five possible warning signs that a child is not dealing with the divorce in a healthy manner, and he or she might need some professional help to get through it.
The beginning of a marriage almost always contains hope for a full, rich lifetime together. The unfortunate reality, however, is that not every marriage turns into a happily ever after. Read our helpful tips to safeguard your union and ensure that it thrives.
It’s easier, legally speaking, for two people to become a couple, compared to a couple breaking apart in a divorce. Whatever the circumstances leading up to the split, even under the best of circumstances, there’s always emotional pain—even some lingering feelings of regret, uncertainty or heartache. Learn how to have an amicable relationship with your ex here.
As a divorced parent starting to date again, what happens when you find someone special? Introducing your kids to your new partner may present challenges, especially if the children are still coming to grips with the divorce. Help ease their minds, as well as yours, with this helpful information.
What do you do if your ex has a way of pushing all your buttons, and you can’t seem to start a conversation without things devolving into a shouting match? Here are tips to get past the hostility and into a more peaceful coexistence with your ex.
Co-parenting with an ex-spouse presents big challenges when it comes to ensuring children have the support they need. How do you help them stay balanced and healthy, rather than feeling “passed around” between two households? Learn more here.
When you find new love after a divorce, your ex and your new partner will eventually meet. Without proper preparation, this introduction may be incredibly awkward at best, and devastating at worst. Here are some tips to make it the easiest introduction experience as possible.
Even if they’re fundamentally wonderful, the relationships we have with our kids must be constantly fed and nurtured. If your children are splitting time between you and your ex, you’ll want to spend as much quality time with them when they’re in your custody. Get some helpful tips here.
While divorce can be a negative weight on any family, this doesn’t mean you and your children can’t continue to thrive. Here are 7 examples of some uplifting family habits and rituals that can help your children through the difficulties of this time.
In any divorce process, privacy becomes an issue, and your children are not immune to this reality. Get helpful tips for ensuring your family’s privacy during a divorce here.
Even though you and your spouse have decided to go your separate ways, your decision will forever affect your child(ren). In order to make the process easier for them, learn how divorce actually affects children.
If you and your ex-spouse live in the same town or neighborhood, it’s only a matter of time before you run into each other in public, maybe even with his/her new partner. Get tips on how to react graciously to a moment that can be both awkward and painful.