Like domestic abuse, economic or financial abuse is not confined by socio-economic class or race or religion and that means you could be at risk of financial abuse. And like domestic abuse, victims aren't always female. It happens to men too.
My current guest, Wendi is smart, educated and played an integral role in her husband's medical practice. Yet during her divorce she found herself without … [Continue reading...]
When you finally open up and tell friends and family the truth about your marriage, one reaction you may get is people asking, "Why did you stay in your marriage?" They might also add, " ... for so long?" particularly if you say your marriage has been troubled from the start or for many years.
Even though Wendi had doubts about her marriage on her wedding day, her marriage lasted about 22 … [Continue reading...]
The groom gets cold feet, the bride gets wedding day jitters and well-meaning friends and family members say the doubts and second-thoughts are just nerves. But sometimes it's more than nerves, sometimes those fears are well-founded and going ahead means getting married for the wrong reasons.
Today, I'd like to introduce you to my next guest, Wendi Schuller. Wendi and her husband were married … [Continue reading...]
By Mikalee Byerman for DivorcedMoms.com
Going public with your divorce is a major milestone. It's loaded with stress and anxiety and can result in hours of lost sleep. On hearing your news, many people will respond with one of these 8 divorce cliches you need to be prepared for. Knowing what to expect ahead of time gives you the opportunity to plan how you'll respond. You'll be less likely to … [Continue reading...]
By Maria Schwartz, Esq for DivorcedMoms.com
Most marriages where there's been infidelity end in divorce sooner or later and a common reaction of the victim spouse is to want the cheater held accountable for their actions, to be punished for the pain and hurt they've wrought on the family. The harsh reality though is that with no-fault divorce laws throughout the U.S, divorce courts don't care … [Continue reading...]