Three Questions to Help You Manage Debt During Divorce

Three Questions to Help You Manage Debt During Divorce

How you handle debt during your marriage can make a big impact on your credit. Your personal credit score also will be affected by how you handle debt during your divorce and after. Here are three questions to ask to help you determine what to do in your situation. Continue reading →

Couples Counseling: Four Ways to Make it Work for You

Couples Counseling: Four Ways to Make it Work for You

If the possibility of divorce is looming, you may be asking some tough questions: “How long can I keep feeling stuck and alone?” “Will marriage counseling be worth the time, energy and money – or could it actually make things worse?” “What options do I really have for help?” Continue reading →

Four Ways to Deal When Your Ex Starts Dating

Four Ways to Deal When Your Ex Starts Dating

Even though you know the relationship is over, you’re never quite sure how you’ll feel when your former spouse starts dating again. Then the day comes. You find out your ex has brought a new person into your children’s life and you’re taken back. You don’t know what to do, how to feel or what to say. When this day comes into your life, here are a few ideas on how to cope. Continue reading →

Seven Ways to Find Laughter Despite Divorce

Seven Ways to Find Laughter Despite Divorce

Divorce is no laughing matter. It can take time – and a toll on your psyche, even triggering depression for some. One way to find balance is to consider what Mark Twain once said: “The human race has one really effective weapon and that is laughter.” Interestingly enough, Twain is backed by science: Continue reading →

How to Balance Your Job with Your Divorce

How to Balance Your Job with Your Divorce

When I got divorced, I was employed with a very professional, buttoned-up type of company. When I got up the nerve to tell my boss I was getting a divorce, I received, quite possibly, the worst response; “Well, you’re a good person, so things will be okay. Try not to let it affect your work.” While her initial response seemed straight out of the “How NOT to be Supportive Handbook,” I was (eventually) thankful I shared what I was going through. Continue reading →