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Parental Alienation – A Measuring Tool

Parental Alienation – A Measuring Tool

Have you ever been so angry and frustrated about being alienated from your child(ren), that you wished there was a way to prove that Parental Alienation is actually real and happening in your life and use that proof to put a stop to it? Here is your chance to get your circumstances recorded anonymously and contribute […]

8th September 2016 | By More
Earn Forgiveness and Rebuild Trust after Betrayal

Earn Forgiveness and Rebuild Trust after Betrayal

Whether you divorce or reconcile, it remains paramount to earn forgiveness for betraying our spouses and work diligently to build a renewed trusting relationship. This process set out below, will not only bring healing but will lay the foundation for respectful and amicable co-parenting where children are involved. To err is human, to take full […]

8th July 2016 | By More
The Importance of Sadness

The Importance of Sadness

Sadness isn’t necessarily something to be avoided. In fact, Susan Piver says despair can be the consequence of fighting it. Compassion is what happens when you don’t. . . What if I told you that the way to change the world was not to be bold, resolute, brilliant, or even compassionate? What if I told […]

9th June 2016 | By More
10 Signs Your Kid Is Handling Divorce Well

10 Signs Your Kid Is Handling Divorce Well

We all know divorce can take its toll on both parents and their children. However, that doesn’t have to be the case. Parents who focus their love and attention on safeguarding their children’s well-being, who provide security, make sound decisions and keep their children away from adult conflict and anxiety, have children that grow up […]

23rd May 2016 | By More
Q & A with Veronica Banks

Q & A with Veronica Banks

Q & A with Veronica Banks (Counselor)     Tell us a bit about your background and why you became a counselor? I have been counselling people for many years, often referrals from Pastors and church leaders. These referrals are mostly people who have marital problems, or are in the process of getting divorced or in […]

4th May 2016 | By More
Parenting Stereotypes and Parental Alienation

Parenting Stereotypes and Parental Alienation

This powerful TEDtalk by Dr Jennifer Harman, challenges us to re-consider our parenting stereotypes and expectations, as she illustrates how it subtly causes parental alienation in many instances. A must watch!https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v3YdldNXZnQ&app=desktop   Posted by Sinta Ebersohn (creator of fairdivorce.co.za – Stellenbosch RSA)

21st April 2016 | By More
Indulge the Joy – it’s the Best Therapy

Indulge the Joy – it’s the Best Therapy

When we decide to get divorced, we often go to extremes to secure the best possible advice and counselling money can buy and then we take comfort in the perception that we are acting in the best interest of all involved. Family is after all, the most important thing in this world and we’ll stop […]

1st April 2016 | By More
Why so many Marriages Fall Apart

Why so many Marriages Fall Apart

Marriage has always been a gamble, but the modern game is harder and with higher stakes than ever before.   Research has revealed, for example, that people in a healthy marriage are some of the happiest couples in history, whereas those who are struggling in their marriage are more unhappy today than in the past. […]

18th February 2016 | By More
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
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