Monthly Archives: March 2008

How to destroy your relationship

By Neil Rosenthal    Through the years as a marriage therapist, I have been asked a countless number of times:  “We were so wild about each other.  So much in love.  So passionate.  How could we have possibly grown this cold and distant from each other?” There are a variety of answers to the above […]

How to stay married

By Wendy Jaffe, Esq. While researching my book about divorce, I interviewed 100 of the top family law experts in the United States. At the end of many of my interviews, I would ask this question: “What advice would you give to someone before they got married, or to someone who is already married, to […]

Divorce and the unexpected reversal

By Robert Stone  You have just begun putting a new life together, having somehow gotten through the most painful experience of your life. The extreme feelings of hurt and anger and fear are subsiding. The emotional roller coaster has become tolerable. A day or two can now go by without thinking about him. You have […]

The pain and promise of divorce

by Robert Stone   As the divorce process unfolds, especially within the first several months, you will probably go through a series of emotional extremes. The divorce, as it tears apart the fabric of your marriage, will probably tear you up as well. You will be astounded by the intensity of raw pain that can sweep […]

Five things your divorced friend wants you to know

Don’t be jealous of her dating life–it may not as great as you think it is. Offer an ear and a night out–nothing is more frustrating than to hear friends who’d never been divorced say, “I know exactly how you feel.” Don’t throw a party–try instead to include her in group settings, but not individual […]

Five steps to dating after divorce

Step 1 Be ready emotionally. You should be in a good place.  That means being over that ex-husband or old relationship. Look your best. Buy some new date outfits and makeup. Get a manicure. Have your hair done. Maybe get your teeth whitened. Lose a few pounds, if you need to. When you feel sexy […]

Dating after divorce

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Divorce and your kids: Keep quiet about finances

One of the toughest aspects of divorce is going from a two income family to a one income family. Not only that but creditors and debtors don’t care that you are divorced and that the other parent isn’t paying child support. They don’t care that you are essentially trying to run two households. After all when you get a divorce […]

Impact of divorce on children

In 1990, 16.8 per 1000 children under 18 years of age were involved in divorce. It is estimated that more than one-half of American children are now likely to experience the dissolution of their parents’ marriage by the time they are 18. One third of children born during the 1980s are predicted to live in […]

Impact of divorce on grandparents

According to Dr. Arnold Kornhaber, co-author of Grandparents-Grandchildren: The Vital Connection, the grandparent-grandchild bond is second only in emotional importance to the bond between parents and children. For grandparents, grandchildren represent a form of symbolic immortality. So what happens when their child, the parent of their only grandchildren, gets divorced and loses visitation rights? In […]