Navigating The Holidays: Tips For Managing Divorce Stress

Posted by Marci Martinez & filed under Blog.

Divorce always produces stress, and when it coincides with the holiday season, the stress can become even more overwhelming. Here are 6 tips to help you successfully navigate the holiday season as you go through the divorce process.                                                                   1. Build Your Support System: Make it a priority to surround yourself with a strong support system…. Read more »

Divorce Is Not The End Of The World

Posted by Marci Martinez & filed under Blog.

Years ago, two psychiatrists, Dr. Thomas Holmes, and Dr. Richard Rahe came up with a stress scale based on their evaluation of 43 different life events. They determined that the death of a spouse was the most stressful life event and second was divorce. Losing a Marriage Requires a Grieving Process When you first enter… Read more »

The Emotional Costs of Divorce

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Psychologists rank divorce as the second most stressful life event coming in only behind the death of a spouse. The emotional costs are high. Someone going through divorce can handle the stress better if they have a good support system. This can be family or friends, but having a counselor to talk to, or some… Read more »

The Fear of Divorce: Understanding and Tackling Your Fears

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Divorce and fear go hand in hand.  If you are feeling some anxiety about the idea of divorce or the divorce process itself, know that you are not alone. Fear of the unknown is one of the most common reactions to the divorce process. Understanding Divorce Fears While divorce can be scary, managing your fears… Read more »