Holiday Survival Tips for the Divorced and Separated

There is no season more polarizing than the weeks between Thanksgiving and New Years. For some, it is eagerly anticipated as they welcome the time with family and tradition. For others, it is a season filled with dread, as it has an uncanny ability to highlight what we do not have. For those in transitionContinue reading “Holiday Survival Tips for the Divorced and Separated”

Should I Wait Until After the Holidays to Ask For a Divorce?

Sometimes the decision to divorce coincides with the arrival of the holiday season. In some cases, the decision has been made and the separating couple has to decide if they are going to keep the news a secret from friends and family until after the New Year. And other times, the decision has only beenContinue reading “Should I Wait Until After the Holidays to Ask For a Divorce?”

Divorce Season

It’s always sad to me how many new readers I gain in late December and early January. From a blogging perspective, sure it’s nice to see an uptick in stats, but from a human perspective, every new reader represents one more person facing a painful (and frequently unexpected) divorce. I often wish I had no readers.Continue reading “Divorce Season”

‘Tis the Season

‘Tis the season. The stretch of the year anticipated by some and dreaded by others. It’s the time when family gathers and the lack of family pierces. We bond over memories and rituals and some mourn the loss of traditions. We see the wonder of the season through the eyes of our children and someContinue reading “‘Tis the Season”