Is An Emotional Affair A Reason To End Your Marriage?

By Danielle Jacobs for As a divorce coach and mediator I come across many situations involving infidelity. It’s a complex subject with much debate about what constitutes being unfaithful, why people are unfaithful and whether it’s possible to salvage a martial relationship afterwards. One topic of debate is emotional affairs. When does a friendship […]

How To Protect Your Financial Assets During Divorce

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By Reid Elkus Divorces take a toll – not only emotionally, but financially. There are steps you should follow to protect your assets during divorce process and also to ensure that the division of assets is fair and the settlement makes sense financially. Take Steps to Protect Your Assets Sometimes, especially if a particularly hostile […]

Will My Divorce Turn Into A Legal Battle?

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Fortunately for most of us, our divorces are not worthy of any media coverage but that doesn’t mean they can’t get as nasty as some celebrity divorces. If you’re in the beginning stages of divorce, trying to figure out which legal process will work best for your situation, you may be asking yourself, “Will my divorce […]

What To Expect In Divorce When Your Spouse Is A Controlling Person

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People are often hesitant to research divorce before they’ve made the decision to end their marriage and yet, the more realistic you are in understanding what divorce means both from a legal and a practical standpoint, the better positioned you are to make that decision about your marriage. You especially need to know what to […]

You May Get Less Support When You Initiate Divorce

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When you go public with your divorce, don’t be surprised when friends ask who wanted it or who chose it and then be prepared. You may get less support when you initiate divorce. Today, I’d like to introduce you to Lisa Thomson who was married for 18 years. Although Lisa was divorced in 2005, she […]

When Your Wife Says I Want A Divorce

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When your spouse says, “I want a divorce” it can be shocking and painful even if you’ve been talking with each other about ending your marriage or if you’ve been quietly considering it. My current guest Bill was married for twenty-three years. With the strain of the failure of his wife’s business, her bad money […]

Is Your Spouse Getting Into Debt?

Is your spouse getting into debt?

Differences over money management styles are a common factor in many divorces and it’s not unusual to discover your spouse getting into debt without your knowledge. My current guest, Bill was married for twenty-three years and money troubles definitely factored into their divorce. His wife had started her own business but when that needed more […]

Whose Fault Is Divorce?

Whose fault is divorce

When you’re trying to make sense of the end of your marriage, you might ask, “Whose fault is divorce?” but it really isn’t that simple. Today, I’d like to introduce you to my next guest, Bill who is a longtime supporter of this blog. Bill and his wife were married for 23 years and had […]

Infidelity: It’s About Them Not You

Extramarital affairs are painful and challenging to understand

Many couples have to confront infidelity – one or both spouses admit to infidelity either physical or emotional in forty-one percent of marriages. It’s always painful and hurtful. Reconciliation is possible with hardwork. Without the hard, honest work the infidelity may continue and the relationship issues will undoubtedly continue. My current guest, Candi was married […]

When You Can Finally Leave Your Marriage

If you make a plan, you will be able to leave your marriage.

Some marriages do seem to explode overnight but many divorces don’t happen suddenly. They are years in the making. Sometimes the plan to leave is quite specific and detailed. Other times there may still be a plan but it’s more milestone driven such as when the kids have left home or when the debt has […]