I don't know anything about the Rices other than what I see in the news and on the football field. But I will wish this: I hope they both get the help they need, and I know that the public loves to forgive, so I hope for a comeback for them. I really, really do.
I think there are many, many men who don't know what kind of relationship to have with their mom once they get a girlfriend or get married. And a lot of times, the mother son relationship has a huge effect on the marriage, to the point of divorce in some cases.
Divorce takes its toll on us. It's one of the most stressful things we can go through. As a couples therapist, I am aware of how hard divorce can be on the individuals in the relationship and on the family. Luckily, with a few tips, you can minimize the damage and be back on your feet more quickly.
I answered his questions honestly and let him know that no matter what, he did not do anything to cause this. I encouraged him to look at the brighter side and told him that the divorce would never change how we felt about him.
Now that it's September, and school bells are ringing again, are you ready to support your child in making the transition to a new school year? If you are separated or recently divorced, here are some tips we've collected over the years.
Getting ready for a new school year can be stressful for any family. This can get even more challenging for families where the parents are separated or divorced.
You can't control how the new girlfriend will act towards you, but I find that it's the first wife who takes the lead on this. If you treat her as the enemy, she will do the same. If you are kind, she will be too.
Whether you go off the rails in public, tell your in-laws the unhappy truths of the marriage, or take a golf club to your ex's car, you're in danger of losing your dignity and self-respect. Nothing wrong with advocating for yourself, but ugly behaviors do nothing but demean you. Here are the top five ways to your better divorce.
Couples consistently try to skip straight to the paperwork. We do our best to ignore the complex emotions swirling around our split in favor of just "filing divorce papers." The problem here is divorce, like marriage, is not about the paperwork, it's about a significant life transition.
Typical scenario: You know you're having problems with your spouse. There's lots of arguing, the person seems like a stranger, and everyone's walking on eggshells.
It is my firm belief that times are changing in the world of divorces and I do hope the changes will go faster than they have over the past 25 years, because trust me, in most cases it is no longer necessary for people to live under unnecessary and uncertain circumstances against expensive costs during their divorce procedures.
A common cliché is "you have to be happy with yourself before you are going to be happy with someone else." Yes, that is true, but what happens when two people were happy, got married and then some life change caused one of the people to be unhappy?
We all know there is no turning back. We are not going to remarry each other. We want our daughter to know that we will always love each other, and despite our fractured frame, we are still a family -- and a loving one capable of joy.
If you've recently gone through a divorce and you're thinking about how to get back into the dating scene, you need to prepare yourself mentally. Before you plunge in head first looking for your next major relationship, do take some time for yourself.
Choosing to divorce is a decision not to be taken lightly. It's a life-changing choice that will affect you for many years to come -- especially if you have children. There are certain things to consider that may help you determine the future of your relationship and whether divorce is the right option for you.
Catching your spouse cheating can be extremely heartbreaking and infuriating at the same time. While it's easy to be paralyzed by all of the emotions that come with this discovery, this is a crucial time to make some important decisions.