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Why Women Initiate Most Divorces

Why Women Initiate Most Divorces

A recent study by the American Sociological Association found that women initiate two thirds of all divorces, a staggering 69% to be exact. An even higher rate of 90% of all divorces are initiated by college-educated women. This begs the following question: Why do women initiate divorce more than men? In my experience as a Women’s Empowerment Coach, […]

16th March 2016 | By More
Your Failed Marriage Was Still A Successful Relationship

Your Failed Marriage Was Still A Successful Relationship

“I know we met because of an ad on Craigslist,” he was saying, “But I’m new at this kind of thing and don’t really know the rules, so I’d like to ask you something.” It was a beautiful sunny morning in Tucson, Arizona and the stranger sitting across the restaurant table from me was, in […]

7th December 2015 | By More
A Father’s Loss – Moving Out

A Father’s Loss – Moving Out

A common divorce scenario for families with children, looks like this: Dad moves out of the marital home into a small apartment while Mom and the kids remain in the family dwelling. While it seems like a sensible option, it is important not to underestimate the severe sense of loss a father has to deal […]

23rd November 2015 | By More
Family Vacation after Divorce

Family Vacation after Divorce

From Divorce, a Fractured Beauty Happy families are not all alike. Picture this one. A mother and father sit on a beach on the Fourth of July with their two children, a boy, 6, and a girl, 4. The parents are just on the other side of 40, still relatively young, still relatively attractive. Their […]

8th October 2015 | By More
5 Life-Changing Things That Happen When You Downsize

5 Life-Changing Things That Happen When You Downsize

In our reality, we are bombarded with messages of rampant consumerism, accumulation, money, and advertisements at every turn, because our economy thrives off of people buying things they don’t really need. We have been tricked into believing that the key to happiness lies within our purchases, when it really begins within ourselves. Lately, though, minimalism […]

2nd August 2015 | By More
Father’s Day tips for Divorced Moms

Father’s Day tips for Divorced Moms

. If you or your ex-spouse are one of those skeptics, arguing that it is just another money-making gimmick, take a moment to read and reflect on these notes. Read Mother’s Day Tips for Divorced Fathers On father’s day, we have the opportunity for an annual show of honour and appreciation for fathers – not […]

8th June 2015 | By More
Have a Happy Father’s Day: Tips for Divorced Dads

Have a Happy Father’s Day: Tips for Divorced Dads

Once a year, we have the opportunity to honour our fathers and show our appreciation for everything that they mean to us. It is also an opportunity to teach our children to consider the nature of the relationships they have with the men in their lives. Read Happy (Divorced) Mother’s Day Being divorced, does not relieve […]

4th June 2015 | By More
4 Myths about Divorce

4 Myths about Divorce

We’ve all heard the horror stories about couples who fight viciously with each other during their divorce and continue to wish nothing but ill-will and discontent on each other – it’s stomach-turning, especially when you’re in the middle of a divorce. But it’s important to remember that not everything you hear about divorced families is […]

27th May 2015 | By More
Mother’s Day Tips for Divorced Fathers

Mother’s Day Tips for Divorced Fathers

If you are one of those sceptics, arguing that it is just another money-making gimmick, take a moment to read and reflect on these notes. Read Father’s Day Tips for Divorced Moms On mother’s day, we have the opportunity for an annual show of honour and appreciation for mothers – not only your own mother, […]

8th May 2015 | By More
Happy (Divorced) Mother’s Day

Happy (Divorced) Mother’s Day

Once a year, we have the opportunity to honour our Mothers and show our appreciation for everything that they mean to us. It is also an opportunity to teach our children to consider the relationships they have with the women who gave birth to them and the roles that their mothers play in their lives. […]

6th May 2015 | By More