Monthly Archives: July 2015

Parental Alienation Following Divorce: Too Easily Rationalized or Overlooked

Parental Alienation Awareness Day was recognized on April 25. However, on any day it’s important for all divorced parents to reflect on their relationship with their former spouse and how it may be subtly or overtly affecting the emotional and psychological well-being of their children.One behavior commonly overlooked as a very hurtful aspect of Parental Alienation involves one parent keeping Continue Reading...

Is It Brave or Insane to Choose to Divorce

This is the thought that goes through my head sometimes, fifteen months after separating from my ex-husband (our divorce is still not official).“Am I brave for moving forward with him, with the divorce? Or am I insane?”Originally when we separated, a year or more seemed so far away. I thought for sure I would feel better — for good. I Continue Reading...

5 Contrary Ways to Make Your Divorce Suck Less

If you are looking for an uplifting post full of positive tips on how to handle your divorce, this isn’t it. There’s no advice to, “Do yoga. Take time for yourself. Meditate.”If that’s the advice you are looking for then go someplace else because this is not one of those nicey nice posts. I’m not going to tell you what Continue Reading...

How to avoid a nasty and costly divorce war

After attorney Joryn Jenkins’ parents divorced when she was seven, she never saw her father again. Experiencing firsthand how divorce can destroy a family forever, Jenkins never wanted other families to go through that. Yet after 35 years of trial work, the attorney was convinced that the grueling divorce court process results in a long and painful experience for the Continue Reading...

10 Legal Mistakes People Make During Divorce

What’ s the worst mistake you ever made? For a lot of people, the answer to that question involves their divorce. They settled for too little. They fought for too long. They didn’t understand how their actions would end up affecting their children. They didn’t realize that the legal mistakes they made during their divorce could haunt them for years, Continue Reading...

Police Arrest Man In Death Of 2 Women, 3 Young Girls

A man was arrested Sunday in the deaths of two women and three young girls whose bodies were found in a Central California home, including his young daughter and her mother. Martin Martinez, 30, from Modesto, where the bodies were found Saturday, was detained about 80 miles away on Sunday in San Jose early Sunday and booked into a Santa Continue Reading...

Americans Are Still Divided Over Gay Marriage After Supreme Court Decision

NEW YORK (AP) — The Supreme Court’s ruling last month legalizing same-sex marriage nationwide has left Americans sharply divided, according to an Associated Press-GfK poll that suggests support for gay unions may be down slightly from earlier this year. The poll also found a near-even split over whether local officials with religious objections should be required to issuemarriage licenses to Continue Reading...
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