Divorce Advice

The Divorce Advice Your Children Would Give You if Only They Could

Sandra Russell | Posted 20.05.2016 | UK Parents
Sandra Russell

Children love to feel secure because it makes them feel happy. We're all happy when we feel safe and secure, and we all feel the opposite when thrust into a changing, unsure situation - though as adults we should be adjusted enough to deal with uncertainty better than our kids.

Blame and Divorce

Mary Banham-Hall | Posted 23.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Mary Banham-Hall

On the grieving cycle following death, loss or divorce, after the first shock and denial, people become angry and blaming, they may get depressed as they gradually detach from the other person and old life. Only then are they ready to move to dialogue and bargaining to sort everything out. Finally they will reach acceptance of the new life and be able to move on.

Lessons Learnt From Divorce

Emily Beatrice Morris | Posted 19.01.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Emily Beatrice Morris

9th April 2012 was the day my parents decided to separate. The date of their separation will always stay with me as my life rapidly changed after. Decisions such as 'What shall we have for dinner tonight?' suddenly changed to decisions concerning whether me and my sisters will still be able to live together...

It May Come as a Big Surprise to Discover That You Are a Better Parent Post-Divorce

Soila Sindiyo | Posted 02.10.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Soila Sindiyo

Single parenting brings a flexibility which allows going to the cinema on the spur of the moment or indulging in an impromptu picnic. I do not have to check with the other parent or plan events far in advance.

September Is Boom Time for Divorce

Sara Davison | Posted 28.09.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Sara Davison

Families with kids will have their term time routine thrown into chaos as the children are off school for 6-8 weeks at a time. Partners often have different expectations of holiday time. I often hear that mum's need a break from the children and Dad's need a break from work. So arguments arise when nobody wants to do the mundane housework or entertain the kids all day long.

Heal Your Broken Heart

Sara Davison | Posted 08.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Sara Davison

It's important not to "stuff down" negative emotions and to face then head on. The more we face our fears the faster they will dissipate and the quicker we can be free from them. It's not always easy to do but there is a lot of help available these days to help us through these times.

Ex-wife Wins Right to Claim Against Her Wealthy Ex-Husband 23 Years Later

Sara Davison | Posted 12.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Sara Davison

Is it fair? Well yes if they did not finalise their financial arrangements at the time of the divorce they have left themselves open to future debate. It is a clear warning to those getting divorced now and in the future to firmly bolt the financial gate behind them.

The Breakup Survival Guide (That Doesn't Include Positive Thinking)

Karen Young | Posted 29.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Karen Young

Being with friends and family feeds the primal human need for connection and boosts oxytocin (the happy hormone). Before they leave they'll stack the dishwasher and tell you about the salsa dancing classes they've organised for both of you. Don't argue. Just go.

Have I Made a Mistake Choosing Divorce?

Sara Davison | Posted 28.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Sara Davison

After the initial January fresh start, how many people who are now in the process of divorce actually start thinking, have I made a mistake? Is it really worth it? How do I stay focused not he future? Will I ever move on?

Six Tips for a Simple Divorce

Philippa Cunniff | Posted 27.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Philippa Cunniff

Whatever the trigger for a couple taking such a step, divorce is never an easy or pleasant experience. But there are approaches which can make it more straightforward and somewhat less personally taxing, particularly if there are children involved.

Is Rebuilding Self-Esteem Post-Divorce, Just a Charade?

Suzy Miller | Posted 12.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Suzy Miller

You know those big property developments where the site is surrounded by hoardings - great walls preventing you from seeing within - and they paint a vision of what the construction will look like when it's finished onto the walls, whilst they slowly and noisily create the buildings within?

How To Get Your Mojo Back After A Divorce

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 08.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

You would imagine that with two successful daughters like Beyoncé and Solange, Tina Knowles would be one of the most self-assured women on the planet...

Divorce, Perception and Reality

Soila Sindiyo | Posted 16.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Soila Sindiyo

When Princess Diana was going through her divorce and her settlement was made public (I believe it was in the millions of pounds) there was a radio discussion going on and people where calling into lamenting that the settlement was too much and saying that she needs to get a grip on reality.

How Do You Know When You Are Headed for Divorce - What Are the Signs?

Sara Davison | Posted 25.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sara Davison

There are all warning signs that you need to STOP and FOCUS on your marriage. It will not fix itself. You need to take time out if you want to avoid things getting worse. If you leave them too long then you will head towards what I call the "switch flicking moment". This is the point of no return when something just changes and you no longer feel that attraction to your partner.

Loving Yourself and Believing in Love Again - Sophrology for Divorce

Suzy Miller | Posted 30.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Suzy Miller

Sophrology can help you explore your own consciousness and unlock your inner potential, supporting you through key moments in your life, no matter how challenging.

Facing a Christmas Divorce? Collaborate, Don't Aggravate

Philippa Cunniff | Posted 24.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Philippa Cunniff

There's no way to broach the subject of divorce at this time of year without feeling it somehow goes against the spirit of the season, but for a large number of families it's something which has to be faced very quickly after the last mulled wine has been drunk.

Court Is Not the Only Option for Separating Couples - Greater Awareness of Dispute Resolution Is Urgently Needed

Lord Falconer | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK
Lord Falconer

We could all do with being a little better prepared for what options are open to us in the event that we face this prospect ourselves, but understandably, people don't enquire about divorce during a happy marriage. It's a responsibility that lies with all of us.

Big Five Divorce Myths - Busted! No. Three

Suzy Miller | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Suzy Miller

"He/she have become completely unreasonable so mediation won't work." True or false?

Co-Parenting & Divorce Recovery Radio Show

Suzy Miller | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Suzy Miller

The voice of single mother Sarah talks about how tough it is in the beginning to co-parent. How you need to just get through it, to treat yourself sometimes - give yourself rewards - for managing that particular 'change-over' of the kids really well.

Video of The Big Five Divorce Myths - Busted! Number Two...

Suzy Miller | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Suzy Miller

How to divorce amicably is the route most sane people want to take when family breakup feels inevitable, and in this divorce advice video, and accompanying article, I provide key information to help you.

Good Self Esteem Is Pivotal - Especially Post-divorce

Suzy Miller | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Suzy Miller

Self-esteem, as the name would suggest, comes from you. No-one can make you feel anything. It's how you react to a situation that causes you to feel one way or the other, not the situation itself.

Does Divorce Run In The Friendship Group? Men Inspired By Friend's Relationship Breakdown

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Almost a quarter of men who are either getting a divorce or considering splitting up with their partners were influenced by a friend's relationship de...

Can Divorce Damage Your Health More If You Are A Man?

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 07.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Divorce is stressful even if you know it is for the best in the long run, and most couples are so focussed on the ending of the relationship that they...

Be Savvy: Top Financial Tips You Need to Know When Getting Divorced

Suzy Miller | Posted 20.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Suzy Miller

Divorce.....whether it's amicable or not; complications, surprise expenses and lots of financial jargon don't help an already stressful situation.

Lost Your Sense of Self Since Having Children Post-divorce?

Suzy Miller | Posted 20.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Suzy Miller

It can sometimes feel all encompassing and as though you've lost your individuality when you have this role. This feeling can be particularly acute when you have been through divorce or family breakup