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Tips to Help You Through the Process of Divorcing a Narcissist

The term “narcissist,” much like “bipolar” or “OCD,” tends to be frequently misused. A true narcissist is more than just someone who’s self-absorbed—they also lack empathy, tend to be highly exploitative and may go out of their way to cause harm to others. A person with narcissistic personality disorder can make matters extremely difficult during… Read More »

Considerations for Custody Plans for Infants

While the general standard courts will use for determining child custody arrangements is always “the best interest of the child,” there are some unique considerations the court must factor into its custody plans for infants. For example: Frequency: When babies are very young, it is important for them to have frequent interactions and contact with… Read More »

Divorce Can Have a Long-Term Impact on Health

Research indicates people who go through divorce are more likely to have long-term negative health consequences, even if they get remarried. Some specific findings include the following: People who were divorced were found to be 20 percent more likely to develop heart disease, cancer, diabetes and other types of chronic health conditions. People who were… Read More »

Make Your Health a Priority During the Divorce Process

The divorce process can be quite stressful, and it can be easy to fall into unhealthy habits as a result. Therefore, it is important to prioritize your health and self-care when going through a divorce. Here are a few tips to help you stay physically and emotionally healthy when you’re going through the divorce process…. Read More »

Tips for Dating During Divorce

As a general rule, it’s probably not advisable to begin dating again until you have finalized your divorce. However, realistically this isn’t going to happen for everyone, especially if the divorce process stretches on and on for an extended period of time. If you decide to go forward with dating before your divorce is official,… Read More »

Red Flags to Watch For in Your Children During Divorce

It’s easy to get caught up in your emotions during the divorce process. However, it’s important to remember the process can be just as emotionally traumatizing for your children as it is for you. You must keep a close eye on them, and work with your spouse (no matter how difficult it is) to watch… Read More »

What to Consider Before Going With Divorce Mediation

The divorce process does not have to flow entirely through the courtroom. You may be able to settle most or even all of the issues of your divorce through mediation. However, mediation is not necessarily for everyone. Here are some things to consider before deciding to proceed with mediation for your divorce. You both need… Read More »

Can Proving Fault in a Divorce After An Affair Be Beneficial?

People filing for divorce in the United States no longer have to prove fault on the part of the other spouse to be able to proceed with a divorce. However, if your spouse had an affair, you may find it beneficial for your case to demonstrate fault anyway. Here’s what you should know. Proving fault… Read More »

Why You Should Seek Therapy During Divorce

The divorce process can be extremely emotionally challenging, and you may occasionally find it difficult to cope. You may find it beneficial to seek the assistance of a therapist as you go through the process. Here are just a few of the ways a therapist can help you through your divorce: Coping strategies: Skilled therapists… Read More »

Why You Should Consider Mediation Before Filing For Divorce

You may already know the benefits of using mediation as a tool during the divorce process. But mediation before you file for divorce can help you resolve some important issues as well. Here are a few examples of some of the benefits associated with pre-filing mediation. Less adversarial: Rather than immediately filing for divorce from… Read More »