Are You Married to the Right “Type” of Person?

Are You Married to the Right “Type” of Person?

Many of us have a “type” of person that we are attracted to. Maybe he’s tall, dark, and handsome. Perhaps she’s a thin blonde with blue eyes. Maybe you are more into personality and prefer someone who is extroverted.   Many people exclusively seek out people who meet their specifications, but this is not always a good thing. This often …

Is Fantasizing About Someone Else Bad for Your Marriage?

Is Fantasizing About Someone Else Bad for Your Marriage?

You just can’t stop thinking about the cute guy at the supermarket who smiled at you. A beautiful young woman caught your eye as you were walking down the street.    The interactions put a little extra pep in your step and brighten up your day. But you may wonder how these fantasies can affect your marriage. If you are …

Is a Platonic Marriage Right for You?

Is a Platonic Marriage Right for You?

When couples decide to get married, it is primarily because they love each other. However, there are people who may not be romantically in love with each other who still wish to be married. This is called a platonic marriage.   You may have heard about people who made a pact that they would marry each other if they reached …

Is Weight Gain Grounds for Divorce?

Is Weight Gain Grounds for Divorce?

People get divorced for a variety of reasons. There may be adultery, financial issues, substance use, addiction, or domestic abuse involved. But maybe you want to divorce for a superficial reason — your spouse’s weight.    It is uncommon for someone to get married and never gain another pound throughout the marriage. The truth is that we are all going …

Age Gaps and Divorce

Age Gaps and Divorce

Most people marry someone who is close to them in age. The spouses may be within a few years apart. But this is not always the case. Finding your soulmate or the person you want to spend the rest of your life with is not easy. You may do a lot of dating before you find “The One.” And when …

What Should be in Your Parenting Plan?

What Should be in Your Parenting Plan?

Getting divorced is difficult. Having children increases the difficulty even more. Child custody is something that parents often argue about. That is why both you and the other parent need to be on the same page when it comes to parenting your children. That is why Florida requires a parenting plan. The court must approve any parenting plan, which must …

What is Gaslighting? What You Need to Know

What is Gaslighting? What You Need to Know

Relationships are not always healthy. Many family and romantic relationships have physical or emotional abuse involved. A common type of abuse that has become popular in recent years is gaslighting. The term “gaslight” comes from a 1944 movie with the same name. Mental cruelty at its worst, it refers to the act of undermining another person’s reality. A person will …

Successful Co-Parenting After Divorce

Successful Co-Parenting After Divorce

Divorcing with children can be complicated, especially if you do not get along with the other parent. Spouses without children can simply go their separate ways after a divorce, but that is not possible when minor children are involved. You will have to deal with child custody matters, which can be a huge battle if you and the other parent …

How COVID May Affect Your Divorce

How COVID May Affect Your Divorce

While the coronavirus pandemic has died down dramatically in most of the United States, there have still been some spikes here and there. In Florida, there are still thousands of new cases every week.    It is clear that COVID has affected pretty much every part of our lives, from health to relationships to school to grocery shopping to legal …

Financial Challenges Women Face After Divorce

Financial Challenges Women Face After Divorce

Divorces are never easy. They are major life events that have long-term implications. They are also stressful situations that affect the spouses and children involved.    A divorce affects both men and women. Everyone has emotional issues. While all parties involved will also see changes to their finances, women are hit the hardest in this respect. Divorces are more complicated …