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10 Ways to Kick Valentine’s Butt

10 Ways to Kick Valentine’s Butt

 .  . The dreaded day is around the corner and you are wondering how horrible you are going to feel again this year…   Chances are, if you are considering divorce, going through it right now or recently divorced, the last Valentine’s Day probably left you disillusioned, disappointed and terribly hurt. Vow to make that your […]

10th February 2016 | By More
Dads are not Babysitters – they are Parents

Dads are not Babysitters – they are Parents

This perspective on parenting is refreshing and should apply vice versa, don’t you think? Even more so when parents are separated or divorced.     You know what would be nice? It would be nice to live in a world where men didn’t get put up on a pedestal for “helping” take care of their […]

7th February 2016 | By More
Don’t Burn Your Wedding Photographs!

Don’t Burn Your Wedding Photographs!

It was all a lie. Didn’t those vows mean anything? You never want to see your spouse’s face again, or be reminded of the worst mistake of your life! You just want to forget it ever happened, right?     If you are angry about what happened, overwhelmed by emotions and devastated because you are […]

4th February 2016 | By More
Who Gets the Pets?

Who Gets the Pets?

A tricky part of divorce can be who gets the cat or dog. This is not about a race horse whose value may be counted as an asset. Millions of dollars in assets have been divided, yet couples nearly came to blows over the pets, according to my divorce attorney. She stated this emotional issue […]

21st January 2016 | By More
Q & A with Linda Smith Harvey

Q & A with Linda Smith Harvey

Q & A with Linda Smith Harvey (Abundance by Design) . . What is your background and how did you start Abundance by Design? My interest in the money system started as a teenager.  My question was:  Why don’t people get their money working for them, instead of working for their money? With that in mind, […]

14th January 2016 | By More
Advice from a Judge

Advice from a Judge

In my several decades in and near divorce court, I have seen more than a fair share of sad people who can’t seem to move on from their divorces. Some of them manage to turn the process of getting a judgment terminating their marriage from something that should have been finished in a few months […]

13th January 2016 | By More
Start Exercising and Stick to It

Start Exercising and Stick to It

You already know there are many great reasons to exercise—from improving energy, mood, sleep, and health to reducing anxiety, stress, and depression. Detailed exercise instructions and workout plans are just a click away but if knowing how and why to exercise was enough, we’d all be in shape. Making exercise a habit takes more: namely, […]

5th January 2016 | By More
Is Your Family Making Your Divorce Worse?

Is Your Family Making Your Divorce Worse?

How is your family affecting your divorce – in a positive or negative way? This is a fictional account of two marriages that explores how the behaviour of families can affect the experience of divorce. Sheila and Carrie have been friends since grade school. Many of the events in each of their lives were similar. […]

4th January 2016 | By More
This is how to blend a family!

This is how to blend a family!

Watch this inspiring video of gratitude and appreciation in a blended family. What a difference it can make in our lives!                         This video originally appeared on https://www.facebook.com/soulpancake Posted by Sinta Ebersohn (Creator of fairdivorce.co.za – Stellenbosch RSA)

31st December 2015 | By More
Tear Up The Victim Card

Tear Up The Victim Card

We’ve all encountered this person: they are firmly stuck in the mire of their past. They have 101 reasons to be lonely, miserable, sick, sad, broke, and hopeless. And, by most standards, they would be justified to feel that way. They are certainly entitled to choose this life in the role of the victim, and all […]

21st December 2015 | By More