Trauma bonding can be such a difficult thing to explain. It goes against our rational thinking that a person can become addicted to a toxic or abusive relationship with a narcissist. The option to leave seems so simple and often has people wondering “How did this happen to me? How did I end up here?” … More Trauma Bonding 101: Why Is It So Hard to Leave a Narcissist?
High conflict divorces are peppered with all sorts of negative emotions. Betrayal, deceit, anger, and manipulation can all feed the fire of wanting revenge. If you are or have been in a high conflict divorce, you’ve probably daydreamed about destroying your ex’s car or publicly broadcasting their misbehavior. In fact, this is the story line … More 3 Ways to Get Revenge During a Divorce- It’s Not What You Think!
There are many times as a parent when we are faced with having difficult conversations with our children. Whether we are telling them a loved one has died or they will be moving to a different state, we know that after the conversation is over, their life will be forever changed in one way or … More What to Tell the Kids When You are Getting Divorced
Today’s blog is going to take on a different feel. I usually blog with tips and tricks to help navigate the divorce process. Today I’m going to get personal and write about my own story of healing and hope. There are no specific steps or action items to check off to get from point A … More Holidays After Divorce: A Story of Hope
It goes without saying that getting divorced is one of the biggest stressors a person can go through in their life. It is life altering and very time consuming. Not to mention it causes upheaval to every aspect of your life at the exact same time. Even if the divorce will end up having a … More Getting Divorced Can Be a Pain in the Neck- Literally: Somatic Symptoms of Stress
In a perfect divorce world, each spouse would be able to separate from the marriage with fond and respectful feelings for each other. They would be able acknowledge each other as good parents, even though their own relationship did not work. They would be happy that their child has a loving and close relationship with … More Documentation and Divorce: How to do it without driving yourself crazy!
There are so many facets of co-parenting that it is hard to imagine how you can keep up with it all and not be in constant communication with your ex all day long. Luckily with today’s technology, co-parenting has become more streamlined than ever. There are several helpful apps that can fit the needs of … More Co-Parenting: There’s an App for That
How Divorce Coaching can Save you Sanity During Your Divorce … More What is a Divorce Coach…and Why do I Need One?
It goes without saying that this is an unprecedented time for all of us in the world. As we struggle to mange the unseen invader all around us, we are also all trying to adapt to this new, and hopefully temporary, normal in our daily lives. Everyone is making adjustments and sacrifices, all to help … More Single Parenting During COVID-19 Quarantine