Legend tells that, during the third century in Rome, Emperor Claudius II outlawed marriage for young men. He believed that single men made better soldiers than men with wives and children. Others, however, disagreed. One man, in particular, Saint Valentine, realized the injustice of this decree and secretly continued to perform marriages. Unfortunately, upon discovery, […]
The Most Wonderful Time of the Year? As the air is getting colder and the autumn leaves are falling, a different kind of energy is growing around us. The holidays are approaching. Thanksgiving and Christmas decorations are becoming evident all around. In the malls, in the grocery stores, in office buildings and on homes. Soon,
Helping the Children through a Divorce Going through a divorce may be the hardest thing that you and your children experience. It is very easy to get caught up in the anxiety, anger, fear and negativity at any point along the way and feel overwhelmed. You may lay awake at night trying to make sense
Coping With Divorce: How to Break Up Without Breaking Down Few things in life create such upheaval and stress as going through a divorce. Our emotions are often a major hurdle in remaining focused and keeping it together as we navigate these unfamiliar and painful pathways. What divorce usually does is set off a chain
Divorce – “Till Death Do Us Part” It has been said that, other than the death of a spouse, divorce creates the most amount of changes to one’s life in the shortest amount of time. This can certainly be overwhelming, even if you’re just thinking about getting a divorce. There is so much at stake.
Knowing Is Not Always Enough We’ve all heard the saying, “If only I knew then what I know now…” Sometimes, however, knowledge is not enough. After ending a marriage, we may question ourselves more specifically. “If only I knew what I needed to do to have made the changes that I needed, to have done