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3 Tips to an Amicable Divorce

“Amicably divorced” is a phrase that is not often used. Coming to an agreeable divorce may be difficult, but it is not impossible. It can also mean a better relationship with your ex and your children, meaning less stress and fighting that plague so many ex-couples.

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Dealing with Separation in the midst of Social Distancing

Social distancing due to COVID-19 can have a set of challenges and stress if you are in the midst of a separation or divorce. Here are some tips to help.

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Tips to survive living together while separated

If you are living together while separated, you are not alone. Many ex-spouses often continue to live together. If you’ve made the decision to split up as a couple, and are postponing the action of splitting up the marital home, consider these tips on living together while separated.

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Is text messaging a bridge to better communication in divorce?

Text messaging can help divorced and separated parents better communicate without emotion. Find out how to use text messages to stick to the business at hand.

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How about something to really make an impact this Valentine’s Day

Give your spouse or partner a gift they will appreciate more than chocolates and roses: A commitment to improving your relationship.

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Separation Agreement: What You Should Know

Find out the things you should know when it comes to preparing and filing a Separation Agreement. Understand what a legal separation means.

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The truth about divorce is, we’re right!

If we can learn that truth is often perception rather than fact, we can move through our divorce in a way that opens the door to opportunities.

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Changing Relationships and The Holidays

Divorce is stressful. Add the complications of parenting and family relationships over the holidays and it can be chaos. Read some common sense and practical steps for making the Christmas and other celebrated holidays less stressful and more enjoyable for children and parents.

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Timeout: The Importance of Stepping Away

Discover the benefits of choosing to give yourself a timeout so that you can communicate what you mean instead of things you might regret to your spouse, ex-spouse, or partner.

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Effects of Divorce on School Aged Children

Learn about how school-aged children respond to divorce and separation from a first-hand account of an educator.

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Emotions During Mediation: 5 Ways to Control Yours

Going through a divorce can be an emotional experience. Here are 5 ways to keep your emotions in check during a divorce mediation session. Learn how to choose your battles using assertive language without getting caught up in the past.

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Hey Jude: What can losing a Pet Teach us about Divorce?

How a community pulled together to find a lost Dog and the lessons we can apply to other challenging and scary times in our lives; like divorce.

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Listening to Your Girlfriend

Giving sage advice to a friend who discovers an affair is the most loving thing you can do

Be the friend who provides sage advice when an affair is discovered and a divorce may be imminent.

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Your Mother was Right: Play Nice!

The deep insult so many divorcing people feel is exceedingly hard to ignore… Play nice you say? Not me! On the contrary, playing mean has a much more attractive aroma. Surely revenge will taste sweeter.

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