How to Have a “Good” Divorce

Posted by Marci Martinez & filed under Blog.

It seems like an oxymoron to use the term “good divorce.” Although going through the divorce process is stressful, it is possible to have a divorce where both you and your spouse feel the outcome is fair and that you can continue your relationship as co-parents in an amicable way. Be Informed by Utilizing Divorce… Read more »

Divorce: When and How to Tell the Children  

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Children of all ages are confused, anxious, and scared when they learn their parents are getting a divorce. There are some approaches you can use that may lessen the negative impact of what the children almost always view as bad news. How to Tell Your Children Both parents need to be present and tell the… Read more »

Why Preserve a Relationship After a Divorce?

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Preserving relationships after a divorce sounds like an oxymoron. You are trying to get away from the person, so why would you want to preserve the relationship? If you have children together, you will need to interact with each other for the rest of your lives. Co-parenting is a full-time job until children reach the… Read more »

Working Through the Challenges of Divorce During the Holidays

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Holidays for divorced parents and their children are often difficult. The first year the family celebrates celebrating separately is generally the worst. If possible, if you can incorporate your standard traditions into your new way of addressing the holidays, it will be easier for your children. Plan to Share the Time and Co-Parent According to… Read more »

Navigating Disputes on COVID Issues Regarding Children in Divorce Situations

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One disagreement divorcing parents often have is about health care decisions for their children. This is particularly the case when deciding whether the children should be vaccinated against COVID-19, or whether they can visit other children’s homes or have their friends visit them, and other controversial COVID issues. How Parents Can Resolve Disagreements Concerning COVID-19 … Read more »