What I’ve got is my state of happiness and peace. I no longer fight with her about anything. I no longer ask her for anything. I keep my communications primarily with my kids. As far as I’m concerned, she’s no longer the superpower she was.
Secrets from a divorce attorney about finding peace in separation.
You can beat divorce – if you’re willing to do the work.
How do you reconcile being removed from the typical family Christmas? How do you deal with the 22 days a month that you have little or no contact with your children? How do you afford ANY Christmas presents when you’re struggling to buy gas?
It’s possible, but is it in the best interest of your kids?
Living in a hotel isn’t so bad.
You’re not destined to be stuck in the misery grief. You can move through it and be happy again.
A dad’s path is different after divorce. We are forced to become a wolf pack of one. We’ve got to pick ourselves up and reinvent our lives. As the mom and kids stay in the marital home, dads are given the boot. This jarring fracture from life before the divorce is what causes so many of them to give up on themselves and their families.
When you can truly hear what your pain is trying to tell you, you’ll be able to heal.
The irony of the emotions involved in divorce.
Unrealistic expectations in marriage contribute to almost 50% of divorces. But you don’t have to be a statistic.
“I used to believe that a breach of trust was something that couples could bounce back from quickly but I’ve gained insight about the ways this isn’t the case.”
Life won’t necessarily be easy, but it can be better.
Here are four things to consider when expressing your needs to your partner.
I do think my ex-wife and I could’ve agreed to 50/50 parenting and gotten a judge to sign off on our agreement. But she would never have given up her legal/strategic advantage. Perhaps she was doing what she thought was best for the children. Perhaps. But I think she was more self-centered than that, she was doing what she wanted, regardless of the impact on the kids.
Admitting that there is a problem and a willingness to get help from a professional are essential to saving a marriage with financial infidelity or stress.