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DIVORCE: taking A LEAP OF FAITH!

Throughout most of my marriage, I had contemplated a divorce. All the warning signs were there, however, I would make excuses of why I should stay and in the interim, sacrifice my happiness. Then one day, I had my “aha” moment and realized I had the strength to go down this path and take a …

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GOING THROUGH THE HOLIDAYS WITHOUT YOUR CHILDREN

Are you watching commercial after commercial showing families gathering for the holidays and thinking to yourself how sad and frustrated you are due to not being with your children this holiday? I tell my clients “You cannot control the holidays, but you can control how you go through them.” Let’s think about that for a …

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How to emotionally divorce your ex-spouse!

Once your divorce settlement is final, you know where everything of value that you acquired during your marriage has gone. But what about the intangibles, like the love and emotional bonds you shared with another person? Where do they go? The truth is, it is often much easier to part with material things than the …

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Reaction vs. Response: Which is better?

Reacting to your ex-wife isn’t usually the best move; responding is a much better choice. We’ll look deeper into the differences between the two, but first, let’s take this scenario as an example: The next few days are your allotted time with your child. As you’re rushing out the door to pick her up from …

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