Monthly Archives: November 2008

Divorce and obesity-a study

Abstract This project is studying relationships between divorce and body weight by comparing how people enter and exit from marital roles over their life course. To study this, we analyzed data from a representative national sample of 2,445 adults in the U.S. that is available from the National Survey of Midlife Development in the U.S. […]

Bipolar divorce

Bipolar divorce occurs in an alarming 90 percent of marriages in which one partner is suffering from bipolar disorder. The most obvious reason for this disintegration is the substantial social morbidity that results from the bipolar individuals maladaptive behavior. Serious social drawbacks associated with reckless behavior like abuse of alcohol or drugs, accidents from excessive […]

Military and divorce

Military divorce, is defined as a divorce where one of the parties (the “service member”) is active duty military, reserve or guard, or retired military. This is not a “legal” term that is recognized within the context of the law, but a lay term used to describe a divorce where one of the parties is […]

Author, Rosalind Sedacca, wins 2008 Victorious Woman Award

Author, Rosalind Sedacca, wins   Divorce Seminar Center guest contributor Rosalind Sedacca, CCT was announced the first place inner of the 2008 Victorious Woman Award. The international competition was created by Annmarie Kelly, author of Victorious Woman! Shaping Life’s Challenges into Personal Victories. A panel of judges made the winning selections.   Sedacca is recognized […]

Divorced? Here’s some help in coping with Thanksgiving and Christmas

Here are a few ways that you can stay sane through the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays. Dealing with divorce: Coping with the nostalgia  The first Thanksgiving or Christmas after a divorce will be fraught with poignant memories of previous Thanksgivings and the traditions you shared. Expect to feel sad. The contrast between how you felt […]

Child custody – putting your children first

By Rosalind Sedacca, CCT     A recent article I read in a Florida newspaper talks about proposed changes to child custody legislation. An investigative committee is being formed to consider whether “shared parenting may be the best custodial situation for all children of divorcing parents.”   While I am a strong advocate of shared […]