The Emotional Stages of Divorce Are Like A Roller Coaster Ride

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June 8th, 2020 . Jackie Pilossoph

 When I was going through my divorce, everyone said "This must be such a sad time for you." But actually, even more that sadness, what I remember about that time 12 summers ago was that it felt like a roller coaster of highs and lows. I'm talking ab...

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Advice for “My Ex and My Best Friend Are Dating!”

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June 2nd, 2020 . Jackie Pilossoph

Advice for a woman who wrote to tell me, “My ex and my best friend are dating:” As I just passed the one-year anniversary of my divorce, I've learned that what many had suggested at the time of my separation is most likely true: my ex and my...

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Tips For A Great Relationship With Your Divorce Attorney

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May 30th, 2020 . Amanda Clayman

Getting divorced is a major life change, and the process can be emotionally devastating. Having a healthy, productive relationship with your divorce attorney is key in managing the stress and anxiety during divorce. In Atul Gawande's thought provo...

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Going Through An Unfair Divorce?

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May 27th, 2020 . Jackie Pilossoph

Ever have one of those days when everything seems totally unfair? Of course you have if you are going through a divorce, especially an unfair divorce.   I talked to a woman recently who has a full time job and is struggling to pay her bill...

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COLLABORATIVE DIVORCE AND CHILDREN: A LIFE JACKET AND A LIFEBOAT

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May 21st, 2020 . Kimberly Grady

Divorce is challenging, even under the best of circumstances. It stretches the emotional limits of parents to the extreme. Emotions, stress, hurt, and fear can easily hijack parents’ solid and rational decision making. This can have unintended, dev...

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