How Dual Careers Can Threaten a Marriage

How Dual Careers Can Threaten a Marriage

Back in the 1950s and 1960s, staying home to care for children was the norm for women in the United States. They rarely worked outside the home. More than 50 years later, things have changed in this country. Now, 62% of married households are dual-career couples.   And there is a good reason for that — the economy. Prices are …

Updating Your Estate Plan After Divorce

Updating Your Estate Plan After Divorce

A divorce affects many elements of your life, from assets to child custody to living arrangements. It could even affect your income if you have to pay child support or alimony.    Going from a married person to a single one can be scary. It is a highly emotional experience that can throw you for a loop. Once your divorce …

Importance of Keeping Agreements After Divorce

Importance of Keeping Agreements After Divorce

Keeping promises is important in many aspects of life. It is important in the workplace, as employers want to keep workers on whom they can depend. It is also crucial in personal relationships, as we do not want friends or partners who lie and do not keep their promises.    In fact, maybe your marriage ended because you could never …

The Many Challenges of Post-Divorce Life

The Many Challenges of Post-Divorce Life

You have heard that divorce can be challenging, but how bad can it be? Well, you are ending a marriage that may have lasted several decades or longer. You may have young children involved. You may be close to retirement and struggling financially. It is possible that you may have been with your spouse since high school or college.    …

Why Sibling Relationships Matter in a Divorce

Why Sibling Relationships Matter in a Divorce

In a divorce, people tend to focus on the spouses and what they are going through. Sure, breaking up a marriage after many years is profoundly difficult, but so is watching your parents split up.    Children thrive on stability. They want to know that their parents will love them and take care of them until they are old enough …

Common Issues in High Net Worth Divorces

Common Issues in High Net Worth Divorces

Divorce can be a complicated event. While money does solve problems to a certain extent, it just makes things more complicated in the event of a divorce. That is because all these assets need to be split when the marriage ends.   High net worth divorces involve money and assets totaling millions of dollars. Many actors, athletes, musicians, and other …

How to Refresh After a Divorce

How to Refresh After a Divorce

After a messy divorce, your first instinct may be to drown yourself in work so you do not have to think about how your marriage failed. While it is a good idea to keep busy after a divorce, it is also a good idea to find your new identity.   After all, it is no longer a “we” situation. You …

Benefits of Massages During and After Divorce

Benefits of Massages During and After Divorce

Divorce is one of the most stressful things a person can go through. It takes a toll on your mind and body because of all the stress and anxiety involved. There is fear of the unknown. It is hard to transition from being married to being single. As such, the body may respond in ways such as faster breathing, increase …

Why You Should Divorce Rather Than Stay in a Bad Marriage

Why You Should Divorce Rather Than Stay in a Bad Marriage

Is your marriage still working for you? Maybe you have just gotten used to things after being married for 20, 30, 40 years, or beyond. Perhaps you are not happy in your marriage, but you are too broke or scared to do anything about it. You do not want to be on your own. Or maybe you are still stuck …

How Men Can Deal With Divorce Through Counseling

How Men Can Deal With Divorce Through Counseling

Divorces bring about a variety of negative emotions, from anger to sadness to anxiety to bitterness. Even if you were the one who initiated the divorce, it is not uncommon to feel uneasy and even scared about the future.   Divorce is a challenging time for all involved, but men often have it worse than women. That is because women …