Category Archives: FDAS

Ways to overcome holiday depression during and after divorce

By Rosalind Sedacca, CCT Thanksgiving, Christmas – most any holiday — can bring up painful memories of happier times, especially if you are divorced and have children. But keep in mind that with the pain comes a choice. You can choose to acknowledge the past for what it was. You can value the good times […]

12 tips for relationship bliss

Take the Fisher Divorce Adjustment Scale at ne of the most common questions we hear is, “How do we make our relationship work?” The answers are complicated, varied, and, after a while, can start to sound like muddled platitudes. But these commonplace sayings get repeated because they work. With this in mind, we pulled […]

Consistent co-parenting makes life easier for children after divorce

Take the Fisher Divorce Adjustment Scale at By Rosalind Sedacca, CCT Parenting after divorce takes patience, cooperation and collaboration. It’s not uncommon for one parent to notice behavior differences in their children when they return from a stay with their other parent. This can be extremely frustrating or irritating, especially if your values and […]

Children, divorce and summer vacation

Take the Fisher Divorce Adjustment Scale at Divorce. This seven letter word changes everything in your life and continues to impact your life for years after it is so-called “finalized,” especially if you have children. However, a lot of the conflicts that occur between you and your ex-spouse don’t have to get as ugly […]

Divorce and illness

Take the Fisher Divorce Adjustment Scale at  The disruptive effects of a divorce can extend even to the immune system, the body’s line of defense against disease, according to a recent study at the Ohio State University College of Medicine. In a study comparing women who had been separated from their husbands for one […]

Divorce your spouse–not your children’s grandparents

Take the Fisher Divorce Adjustment Scale at By Rosalind Sedacca, CCT When parents divorce, each member of the family is affected in very unique and personal ways. The age of the child, their gender, their relationship with their siblings, how close they were to each parent and a myriad of other factors all influence […]

Is divorce too easy?

Take the Fisher Divorce Adjustment Scale at   Sara and Tim, both in their 50’s, have been together for two years. Both have been previously married and divorced. When they met, they fell madly in love, which lasted for a few months. Then the conflicts started. Both Sara and Tim left their marriages because […]

More families move in together during housing crisis

 Take the Fisher Divorce Adjustment Scale at Divorcing couples. While hard times can often strain marriages, the housing downturn may be curbing divorces. The American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers also says it’s seeing divorce rates fall. Overall, 37% of members said they see a decrease in divorce cases, according to a November report. Members […]

Crucial Characteristics of Lasting Love

Take the Fisher Divorce Adjustment Scale at Wonder if your new romance has what it takes to be long term? Dating experts share some top characteristics of lasting love, below. By Dee Anne Merriman First comes that split second of physical attraction. Next, that thrilling feeling of chemistry. But when the veil of romance […]

Fisher Rebuilding Divorce Recovery

Take the Fisher Divorce Adjustment Scale at “I FELT THAT DR. FISHER HAD BEEN HIDING IN MY HOUSE AND TAKING NOTES.” That’s an “reader from Scottsdale, Arizona,” commenting on the work of Bruce Fisher, the late therapist from Boulder, Colorado, whose divorce recovery work touched hundreds of thousands of lives. “It’s not surprising,” says […]