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We Love Our Kid-Free Weekends

We Love Our Kid-Free Weekends

Aubrey Keefer  06.16.2016
Every other weekend, there are no kids in our house. Two to three nights a week, there are no kids in our house. For literally half of...
Soar Into Your New Life Like A Butterfly Post-Divorce

Soar Into Your New Life Like A Butterfly Post-Divorce

Clara G. Herrera  06.16.2016
Butterflies are fascinating insects. Those who harm these incredible, intricate creatures with purpose should be excommunicated from life....
Thanks Mom And Dad, For Divorcing Like You Did

Thanks Mom And Dad, For Divorcing Like You Did

Jackie Robinson  06.16.2016
While I've always been grateful and even proud of how my parents chose to end their relationship as a couple, I can appreciate the challenges...
This May Make You Rethink Your Custody Arrangement After Divorce

This May Make You Rethink Your Custody Arrangement After Divorce

Dr. Phil Show  06.16.2016
Leslie and Andy were married for seven years, and Andy has primary custody of their 5-year-old son — though Leslie, who admits...
What A Couple On The Brink Of Divorce Looks Like

What A Couple On The Brink Of Divorce Looks Like

Amy Begel  06.15.2016
One of the many pleasures of my family therapy practice is when family physician students come to my office to observe. As a long-time...
We Must Respect Moms And Stepmoms Alike

We Must Respect Moms And Stepmoms Alike

Donna Mott  06.15.2016
Stepmoms do not have an easy job. They are caught somewhere in the middle of all the emotion and tend to receive the brunt of negativity...
What I'll Write In My Ex's Father's Day Card

What I'll Write In My Ex's Father's Day Card

Allison Bagley  06.15.2016
You're learning to live life on the other side of a divorce that involves children, and, with it, the good holidays and the bad holidays....
Divorced Men And Women Reveal What Was Missing From Their Marriages

Divorced Men And Women Reveal What Was Missing From Their Marriages

Brittany Wong  06.15.2016
When you ask someone why they split up with their spouse, they usually chalk it up to simply growing apart. "We started living separate...
How This Beloved TV Couple's Real-Life Divorce Was A True 'Awakening'

How This Beloved TV Couple's Real-Life Divorce Was A True 'Awakening'

OWN  06.14.2016
In the world of '80s soap operas, super-couples were super important. And there was perhaps no super-couple more well-known than...
Can We Change In Our Relationships?

Can We Change In Our Relationships?

Lisa Firestone  06.14.2016
"Can a person really change?" This is a question I hear a lot when people are talking about struggles in their relationships. They wonder...
The One Conversation I'm Petrified To Have

The One Conversation I'm Petrified To Have

Melissa L. Smith  06.13.2016
Her mouth is moving but I'm not really hearing what she's saying. I notice phrases here and there like "Parenting Plan", "Split Custody"...

Ceding Parental Authority in a Custody Case

Fred Silberberg  06.13.2016
Cindy and John have been divorced for four years. They have three children: aged 10, 8 and 6. Cindy and John could not get along while...
Choose Happiness

Choose Happiness

Paula Kay Glass, BS, MEd  06.13.2016
For years I have been dependent on other people or things to make me happy. I have waited in the wings for flowers, words of affirmation,...