alternative divorce guide
The conundrum is, how can marriage be a morally superior course of action on the one hand, and an insurance policy for a statistically high divorce possibility on the other? The two just don't quite fit together somehow.
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?
As he sobbed on my shoulder over losing his recent girlfriend whilst our relationship - the one I had thought was 'until death do us part' - had been tossed aside without a single visible tear, I contemplated a terrifying future with no home, a career long past, becoming a single parent and worst of all, I was about to turn 40 that year.
In this second of a short series of articles, I explore how family arbitration could provide an element of psychological
'Marriages in which wives have the educational advantage were once more likely to dissolve, but this association has disappeared in more recent marriage cohorts'... is the only reason that educated women are staying married longer because men are becoming more emotionally intelligent?
Family Arbitration can rescue a mediated divorce from crumbling into a nasty expensive court battle, so should more mediators be paying attention to it as a resource for their clients?
Financial advisors are on the sharp edge of the divorce journey, and they certainly know what are the trigger points for a divorce to become nasty.
I remember my hands shaking at the greengrocers and time seeming to move more slowly than seemed naturally possible. It was much later that I started using writing as a way to get a different perspective on what had happened to me.
Issues involving emotional bullying, harassment, the reality of 'being watched and monitored' had all proved very draining for this particular client. Within minutes of the first session the client could scarcely believe the release of pent up emotions she experienced.
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.
Couples need to choose their mediator carefully. If the focus of the discussion is complex financial arrangements, then it's very important that the mediator has a financial background, or a legal background, or possibly both because it can be a multi-disciplinary process.
For the last number of years you have been part of a couple and unless you have kept your finances completely separate (which some couples do) your finances have become intermingled. Sit down with a copy of your last three months bank statements (if it is a joint account make sure you give a copy to your spouse as they will need to do the same).
Even though I am ten years on from my breakup, I found through Debbie's Theta session that I was still holding on to deep core beliefs - as a woman and as a mother - that were negative beliefs and which were subconsciously holding me back.
It is quite normal to be fearful of the divorce process, because it often involves legal expertise, financial knowledge and it is easy to assume that a divorce lawyer will be able to take that load off your shoulders and sort it all out for you.
Your children want their parents to live in harmony, more than they want them to live together in the same home. Long term studies show that children do not suffer because of break up - they suffer because their parents are angry, fighting, or just blocking each other out of their lives - and this can tear the children apart.
"He/she have become completely unreasonable so mediation won't work." True or false?
The interveiws with Psychotherapist Caron Barruw provide a real insight into the children's perspective on adversarial divorce, and also the wider effects on work life and the cost to employers.
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.
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.
In this short video interview Claudia Crawley talks candidly about what it feels like to go through a divorce and how she wishes now that she had known about the power of coaching when going through her own.