Separation – A Practical To Do List

Separation is understandably a trying time for many couples, however it is important to also remember to address the practical issues. Here is an extensive ‘To Do List’ by Michelle Beatty that points out things many of us…

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What is a Parenting Plan?

  A Parenting Plan is a parenting agreement that: Is written; Is made by the parents of a child; Is signed by the parents of the child; Is dated; and Deals with any one or more of the…

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The 4 Divorce Alternatives

  No two marriages are the same, and so it only follows that no two divorces will be the same, either. In fact, if you’re a woman who’s contemplating divorce, you have several options about how to proceed. In general…

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What Is The Difference Between A Complaint And A Criticism?

Complain more.  Criticise less. Criticism is a destructive global attack on a person’s personality, childhood, history, or character. Complaints, however, are about a person’s behaviour a specific thing, time, and place. With complaints there is no attack, but…

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3 Bad Reasons To Separate (And One Good One)

In this article acclaimed couples counsellor Don Elium looks at why people separate and how to avoid an unnecessary divorce. There are 3 REALLY BAD REASONS to push for a separation: 1. For revenge or punishment over emotional hurt. This…

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The 8 Most Common Reasons for Divorce

1. LACK OF COMMITMENT 73% of couples said a lack of commitment was the main reason their marriage didn’t work. According to the survey, 62% of exes said they wished their spouses had worked harder to stay married….

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How to Be a Good Friend to Both Parties in a Divorce

You have been friends, maybe even close friends for years – you, the husband and the wife. Now they’re splitting up, and you’re caught in the middle – how can you be a friend to both of them…

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How to save your family business following a marriage breakdown

The following article published on the 3 August 2015 on smartcompany.com.au by Glenda Laurence looks at the impact on divorce on family business and how to reduce the financial impact. For Family Law questions please feel free to…

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10 Tips for Getting Along Better with Your Ex

Post published by Barton Goldsmith Ph.D. on Oct 21, 2013 in Emotional Fitness Most of us have at least one former partner in our lives. Sometimes these relationships are smooth and sometimes the lines between ex and ex-tremely bothersome may be…

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Relationship Advice I Wish I’d Heard Before Getting Divorced

We recently came across this interesting article by Thorin Klosowski on his experience on marriage and relationships. It’s a refreshing piece that people no matter what stage of relationship can take something from. What do you think?  …

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