How Will Your Teenager Be Impacted By Your Divorce?

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Most parents considering divorce are concerned about the reactions of their children. And that's a worry not just for parents with young children. It's important to consider how will your teenager be impacted by your divorce. Gregory Smith was divorced at age 26 but that wasn't his first experience of divorce. His parents' had divorced about ten years earlier. Here, Gregory … [Read more...]

Don’t Let Your Spouse Define Who You Are

Divorce will impact your self-esteem

Defining your self-worth or tying your self-esteem to your spouse makes confronting a troubled marriage even more difficult. Sometimes, working on your self-esteem first will give you the courage to address your marriage while other times, divorce will force you. My current guest, Carol Round was married for 28 years and has been divorced now for twelve years. She sees now … [Read more...]

Divorce Is A Personal Decision

You need time to figure out all the divorce-related changes

Divorce is a personal decision - no one other than you or your spouse can make that decision. Most of us want to look back on the decision to divorce and to feel with a high degree of certainty that we did what we could to make the marriage work and that divorce was the best decision we could make at the time.  My current guest, Suzy, has been divorced now for about two … [Read more...]

Divorce Advice For Others

Children will always benefit from at least some counselling following their parents' divorce

Getting divorce advice from other people can be confusing. It's obviously going to varying depending on that person's experience and your particular circumstances means that some advice may not apply to you. The advice may change with time also because time helps to bring a different perspective and perhaps a different understanding to a situation. It's been some seventeen … [Read more...]

Understanding Divorce: The Importance of An Open Mind

Things not always how they seem

By Tara Eisenhard "We don’t see things as they are.  We see things as we are." –Anais Nin Divorce is often a life-consuming event, and it consumes all participants in a different manner. It’s only natural that we perceive ourselves as playing a certain role in our divorce, and the perception is frequently validated by friends, family and many participating professionals.  … [Read more...]