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Excuses For Why We Failed At Love

Excuses For Why We Failed At Love

Excuses For Why We Failed At Love Watch this thought-provoking short film about the beautiful poem of Warsan Shire. It touches on so many of the reasons why our love relationships and marriages fail. There is never just one reason or one party to blame.. Warsan Shire is an inspiring Somali writer, poet and teacher, based in London UK. […]

18th May 2016 | By More
How to Deal with Manipulative Behaviour and Guilt Trips

How to Deal with Manipulative Behaviour and Guilt Trips

Manipulation refers to making attempts at influencing someone else’s behaviour or actions. As human beings, our emotions often cloud our judgements making it difficult to see the reality behind hidden agendas or motives in different forms of behaviour. The controlling aspects or shrewdness linked to manipulations are sometimes very subtle and may easily be overlooked, […]

7th May 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
Q & A with Jacelize Du Preez

Q & A with Jacelize Du Preez

Q & A with Jacelize Du Preez (author of “Salf vir jou seerkry”)     How does it feel to write a book about such a deeply personal experience and then share it with the public? To what extent was the labour of writing this book, therapeutical for you? The book was the end-result of […]

10th March 2016 | By More
10 Ways Children of Divorce Love Differently

10 Ways Children of Divorce Love Differently

Even the experts have trouble agreeing, but the divorce rate for first marriages is believed to be about 45%. As a Family Law Attorney, I see families at all of the different stages of the divorce process. Ending an unsatisfactory relationship isn’t necessarily a bad thing, but there is no denying that it has an […]

21st February 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
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
Evaluate your life today

Evaluate your life today

Today is Evaluate your Life day – take this opportunity to reflect on your career, your family life and your relationships. Here are 20 questions you need to answer:     1 Do you have goals? What are your dreams – and nightmares? 2 Have you made a list of your priorities? 3 Do you have […]

19th October 2015 | By More
True Wisdom

True Wisdom

Wisdom is the ability to use your experience and knowledge in order to make sensible decisions or judgements. Most of us do not believe we have control over what we believe. Our beliefs, decisions and judgements are therefore influenced by the world around us. (Considering the state of the world we live in, we might […]

29th September 2015 | By More