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Parenting With Minimal Damage Through Divorce

“The greater part of courage is the courage of  having done the thing before.” R.W. Emerson Hardest part for me – never having done the thing before.  But others have, and I found one or two, and they pulled me through. Journey … Continue reading

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WHAT OF GRANDPARENTS’ “RIGHTS”?

So important to put the kids first despite your trama in divorce  – they need their grandparents, just like they need your ex. Research repeats they need extended family, even if dysfunctional. Try to put your feelings aside, for their … Continue reading

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Yes, Dear

Some of my friends are amazed at how well we worked through the divorce settlement agreement.  I’m strong minded, and my Ex is a contentious lawyer/financial guy who doesn’t let anything get by. But somehow we got through it, with … Continue reading

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I’ll Explain It Just Once

Excellent discussion on mental health issues required for courts to address on Parent Alienation Reblogged on WordPress.com Source: I’ll Explain It Just Once

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On the Other Side: Life After Divorce

On the Other Side The waves have slowed –   kid’s anger subsided –  Schedules and beds readjusted –  Double combs, toothbrushes. All that came from work spent to keep alive –  now spent on work preparing to separate, divide … Continue reading

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Life After Divorce: Coffee? Anyone?

So strange starting to go out to social events as a female: listening to bands, going do dinner clubs, hiking events.  I’m really not that bad looking a girl – many have called me beautiful over my lifetime.  So why … Continue reading

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Shame on Me, Shame on You

I just got back from my morning bike ride, before my kids got up.  Pulling into the driveway, I felt the house front looked bland.  So after parking my bike and dropping my helmet, I went down to the basement … Continue reading

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