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Posts about Separation

Woman Making the Decision to Separate

Living Together After Making the Decision to Separate

Fairway divorce mediators are specialists who understand family dynamics. Most of all, they can help in the transition period after the decision to separate is made and make life a little easier for you.

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Telling a Spouse You want a Divorce

Telling Your Spouse You Want a Divorce

For those who have carefully and thoughtfully considered their situation and come to the decision that it is time to get a divorce, the first challenge they face will be figuring out how they should approach the discussion with their spouse.

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Social Distancing

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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Separated Couple Living Together

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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Family Christmas Holidays

Maintaining peace during the holiday season

Coping with separation over Christmas? Learn some practical tips on how to get through the holiday season in a peaceful and positive way if you are on the verge of getting separated or divorced.

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Women alone at Christmas

Home Alone This Holiday?

The first holiday – post separation – can be particularly stressful and filled with a wide range of emotions. Learn some helpful tips on how to cope with the first holiday season post separation or divorce.

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Getting Ready for Separate Dates

Divorced and Still Living Together

Learn tips and tricks for sharing a home with a former spouse. We cover the circumstances that may lead you there, household issues to consider, and strategies for communicating peacefully

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Women home alone for Christmas

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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10 Tips for dealing with the Limbo of separation and divorce

When in the middle of a divorce or separation you can feel like you are in a constant state of limbo. Not knowing what the next few months or even years will bring can leave you feeling out of control. Here are 10 suggestions for making this transition easier.

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Man and Women Separation Concept

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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Road Trip Vacation Child

Vacations and Divorce: From the Voice of the Child

Traveling when in a shared parenting can add some complexity and stress. Learn some practical tips on how to make it work for everyone and make planning easier.

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New Year Party Alone

Why Separations Happen Early in the New Year

Ms. Fortin’s radio interview sheds light on why couples want to put emotions aside and wait until after the holiday season to separate or file for divorce.

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Christmas Dog

Divorced or Separating families at Christmas

How can families who are going through separation or divorce ease their stress and the children’s stress during the holidays? Here are some tips for families in transition.

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Children Play at Home

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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