Thomas Fiffer identifies four unacceptable agreements we fall into with abusive partners.
As educators who have studied how women learn and navigate crisis, we hear a lot about what makes a marriage explode — or in some cases, disintegrate painfully over time. And among the reasons women give for why they’re leaving, there are always commonalities. If you are reading this, chances are good that you aren’t guilty of committing the Seven Relationship-Deadening Sins. But you probably know someone who is, and you may want to warn him.
I don’t want to be living in a refrigerator box just because my unemployed husband wants to buy something! Allana Pratt Intimacy Expert asks what ‘deal’ is in place with money…
This guy didn’t seem to get it the first time around, so Alecia from Divorced Moms spells it out for him.
My ex and I tried to have a low-conflict cooperative divorce. Only problem is, she got an attorney, I didn’t. As cooperative as we were, when it came time to draft the decree we left it up to her attorney to set up the fair separation of our financial and parenting duties. It wasn’t fair and…
How to see it happening, how to stop it from happening.
From anger to acceptance to forgiveness to hope.
Do family court lawyers and judges really have the child’s best interest in mind?
Terry Gaspard has three questions to help you decide whether to end your marriage after surviving infidelity.
You will learn that change can bring gifts and forgiveness is vital.
— ‘Esther’ is a divorced petite heavyset woman in her early sixties. When I first met her, she smiled, but her eyes were sad as she began to tell me about the one relationship she had since her divorce. “It’s kind of a long story,” she began. “I met ‘John’ in college. We dated for a…
The three rules of polyamory: communicate, communicate, communicate.
Stephen Krasner writes on what to beware of in court while dealing with divorce.
After a emotional rollercoaster relationship, something amazing happened.
Codependent couples need to consider the crossroads, treatment, recovery, and the tough choice to stay or not.
I’ve given up imagining that my words or actions can change her in any way. We’d like to think we can make another person happy, or comfortable, or secure. Unfortunately, we cannot.