Fathers are susceptible to dumb mistakes during the divorce process -- mistakes that drain their pocketbooks, hurt their relationships with their kids, and wreak havoc in every corner of their lives. When it comes to divorce, here are five big no-no's you don't want to do.
It's devastating to feel you're inflicting injury on your own child. For parents, anticipating "The Talk" can be the worst part of divorce. Sometimes, in an effort to ease the pain, we cause more. Here are the six most common unintended mistakes made by well-intentioned parents.
Divorce can be one of the most stressful events in life, second only to a spouse dying. In fact, a divorce can become such a complicated and nasty affair that many people have joked that a spouse dying is a less stressful event because at least you don't have to fight the deceased in court!
Whenever a client tells me that her husband has said, "We don't need lawyers," I become wary. When he is self-employed, I become downright suspicious. If his career is in high finance, my suspicion grows twofold.