On May 23, 2012, I gave a presentation to the members of the San Gabriel Valley Chapter of the Financial Planning Association. The topic was "Are Atto...
When your marriage just isn't working, it's easy to throw in the towel, and act like a loser. But listen up: you're better than that. Forget the sweatpants. Skip the sob stories and pity parties with all of your friends. Be a bigger person and move on from your divorce with grace.
What do we do when we're privy to secrets that could potentially rock another person's world? It's a loaded situation that can put us at risk, no matter what we decide to do.
Just like divorced women, divorced men are wounded. It's very obvious. They want to be loved, they want to be treated with kindness, they want to feel appreciated, and they want to feel like they are still capable of being in a healthy relationship.
Over my many years of specializing in family law, I have seen many marriages end due to an affair. Affairs come in all shapes and sizes.
"Where are you going Mommy?" is a question your child wants, and needs, answered.
What to do when you're certain the marriage is over but you fear your spouse isn't? I've seen clients successfully start the conversation about divorce with the following careful steps.
Divorce doesn't impact children, especially if they are adults, does it? When families are "ripped apart by divorce," it has no consequences, right? ...
I hear over and over from women who email or meet with me: "Why can't I allow myself to be vulnerable with men?" Or: "How come I feel like running every time he seems to take our relationship to the next level?"
'The high road has less traffic' is a life philosophy that says you maintain your moral compass, your personal code of ethics, and your values, at all times.
Separation and divorce can be devastating but there are things you can do to support and comfort your child. Challenges that are confronted effectively can improve relationships and strengthen your child's ability to cope.
After I was cheated upon by my husband of twelve years, my self-esteem was in jeopardy of hitting rock-bottom
If I hadn't had a good friend who was divorced, I imagine it would have taken me longer to work up the courage to do it myself. But I'm quite sure that it still would have happened, sooner or later.
Even in the most amicable divorce proceedings, people expect disagreement, but what happens when the parties disagree on the very basic issue of whether to get divorced?
In the event that you will end up paying spousal or child support to your spouse in the divorce generally means that you were already paying them such support during the course of your marriage.
You've decided to split but you're still living together. You're no longer a couple, but you're not yet independent. Here's what three of my clients told me about "The Limbo Phase."