Divorce Is The Reason My Child Is Happier Instead Of Damaged

Embed from Getty Images People who say that children will be “ruined” by divorce are speaking from fear and not moving toward the future with love. ___ By Elif Ekin It is coming up on my 5-year divorce anniversary. Our life has shifted and changed so much that life pre-divorce seems like a lifetime ago. […]

10 Most Common Questions Kids Have About Divorce

Kids aren’t clueless, and they worry when their world changes forever.

Waiting For My Father’s Bus

A small child in excruciating pain sits on the side of a long empty road, gazing tearfully into the endless distance, waiting for a bus never destined to arrive. He is a man now.

How to Be an Awesome Parent With a Chronically Difficult Ex

5 sure-fire tips for raising healthy kids who don’t become pawns, messengers, or casualties of divorce wars.

About the Other Man Parenting My Kids…

The unique and sensitive nature of the stepfather-father relationship is a common occurrence these days. Joel Schwartzberg talks about this relationship in detail.

Don’t Use “Force”

Bill Eddy explains that while many children of divorce would rather stay where they are in any given moment, that doesn’t mean that they don’t want to see their Mom or Dad.

A Discussion About ‘Split,’ for Kids of Divorce (and Their Parents) by Ellen Bruno

Ellen Bruno discusses ‘Split,’ a film about how divorce affects kids.

Deal With It, Kid

If we don’t allow children to see bad along with good, how will they learn the difference?

The No-Fail Method to Answer: ‘Should I Get a Divorce?’

No one can decide for you, but here is a way to make the decision easier for yourself.

10 Ways Divorce Changes You As a Parent

Your kids will be just fine, and you will never be the same.

10 Ways Children Of Divorce See Love and Marriage Differently

So … you’re in love with a child of divorce, are you?

Coping With Fear During Divorce

Fear during divorce can be paralyzing. Jenny Kanevsky has 4 ways to help you push through.

This Is Going To Hurt—Divorce With Children

“What came out, in the weeks that progressed, was the vast difference in our perspectives on the future of our family.”

Divorced Dad In Love, a Happy Story

And even as I hope for a co-pilot again, there will never be an astronaut who turned herself so completely inside and out to be a family together.

Father, My Father: Forgiving My Dad and Myself on Father’s Day

And as I forgive my father for his loss of control and family, for the divorce, and for not taking care of himself long enough to see me and my kids. Today, I forgive him, but I am also learning to forgive myself for the failure of my marriage.

The Parenting Transformation (In Marriage and Divorce)

John McElhenney knew that having kids would transform his life. But he didn’t realize how it would transform his marriage.