4 Great Co-Parenting Apps that Improve Communication

Posted by Lidia Staron
January 11, 2019 at 1:05 PM

Divorces can be particularly tricky with all the intense emotions involved. For better or for worse, it is not wise to sink and stay at a level of negativity and high drama. Divorced parents should at least keep a civility towards each other because, at the very least, they still need to coordinate with one another well beyond the divorce, and for years to come .

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Narcissistic personality disorder is a condition in which the person drowns in self-love, seeing everyone else and anything else as unimportant. A narcissist lacks empathy towards others. He/she focuses on feelings of self-importance, self-admiration, and grandiosity, often crushing all chances of emotional connections, friendships, and relationships. Very few people can endure a marriage with a narcissistic person. These are marriages often shrouded with either selfishness, self-hate, shame, verbal and/or even physical abuse.

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Topics: Your Wellbeing

How I Adjusted to the 'New Normal' of Divorce

Posted by Shannon McGorry
November 14, 2018 at 10:33 AM

(despite the fact that the words "new normal" might make your skin crawl)
During the onset of my divorce I remember when my therapist said to me:

“You will need to adjust to this, because this is your new normal." I thought I was going to be physically ill. I despised that sentence; every word of it but particularly “NEW NORMAL”…

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Topics: Fresh Starts and Lessons Learned, Your Wellbeing

6 Financial Moves to Make Now for a Amicable Divorce

Posted by Rachel Pace
October 10, 2018 at 11:11 AM


Financial management in marriage separation is not for the faint-hearted. In fact, going into a divorce can feel similar to heading into war: you must expect the unexpected. You put up your defenses and feel like you are headed for a huge battle with your spouse. Not to mention, you feel like you’re going to get hurt or scarred in some way. But it doesn't have to be that way.

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Topics: Getting In Financial Shape

Why You Should Get Divorce Advice to Save Your Marriage

Posted by Rachel Pace
September 27, 2018 at 7:00 AM


There are many things that can sour a marriage. If you and your spouse have experienced infidelity, your communication has become negative, or you are no longer supportive of one another, it can make staying in the relationship feel like a struggle. If your partner has come to you and asked for a divorce, you may be wondering if there is anything you can do to save your marriage. The answer is yes!

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Topics: Your Wellbeing



Ok, I admit it. I was a total chicken when I left my 27-year marriage to find my own way, I had gotten married right from my parents’ house in my 20’s, and never even had my own apartment! There I was, all alone, left to deal with strange sounds at midnight, eating by myself, and having no one to share my thoughts.


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Topics: Fresh Starts and Lessons Learned

Home May Not Always Be Where the Heart Is - At Least Temporarily

Posted by Diane Miller
May 10, 2018 at 11:35 AM

You might not think of me as someone people turn to for divorce advice, but you’d be surprised what I hear as a resident representative for AVE communities.

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Topics: Fresh Starts and Lessons Learned

5 Relationship-Saving Tips to Help Your Teen through Divorce 

Posted by Linda Hershman
March 7, 2018 at 7:00 AM

How Will Divorce Impact My Teen? What are the Effects of Divorce of My Teen?


You finally made the painful decision to divorce. You know it's the best choice in the long run, but worry about how it will impact your kids, especially your teenagers. They already face so many stressors. You wonder what extra burdens divorce will place on them.

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Topics: The Mindful Divorcing Parent