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Karen Buscemi

Entries by Karen Buscemi

Would You Introduce Your Ex to Your New Love?

(13) Comments | Posted April 8, 2011 | 11:51 AM

It was a beautiful summer day, so when Frank and I stopped at a downtown restaurant for a quick bite, we selected a table by a large window to watch the foot traffic passing by. But my sandwich nearly lodged in my throat when I looked up from my plate...

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Want to Grow Closer to Your Ex? Learn How to Keep Your Distance

(5) Comments | Posted February 21, 2011 | 7:13 PM

Attempting to develop a close relationship with your ex-spouse is not something that's often recommended. However, if you and the ex have to co-parent a kid together, it pays to find your way to a chummy place that takes communicating and run-ins from something to dread to a normal part...

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My Ex, My...Friend?

(4) Comments | Posted February 8, 2011 | 10:24 PM

I was sitting with a plastic cup of Cabernet and flipping through a magazine, waiting for my oldest son's soccer game to start (cocktails are served on the second floor of the facility with a great view overlooking the field. Score.) Within a few minutes, my ex--and father of my...

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I'm Competing with My Son's Friends for His Attention (and the Friends Are Winning)

(11) Comments | Posted January 25, 2011 | 10:21 PM

There comes a time in every kid's life when he has to make a decision: Does he want to hang out with his parents or his friends?

Like we parents ever win.

We're not dumb; we were kids once. We didn't want to hang out with our parents, either. So...

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10 Ways to Ensure Your New Love & Your Ex Spouse Will Never Like Each Other

(35) Comments | Posted January 18, 2011 | 8:50 AM

You may be wondering, "Why do I care what my new love and ex spouse think of each other?" But if you share custody of a kid with that ex, you'd probably prefer peaceful co-parenting that includes all of you being able to attend your kid's soccer game without having...

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