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The Heritage of Divorce

The Heritage of Divorce

. What Impact does Your Divorce Have on Your Family Heritage? As we celebrate our Heritage during the month of September in South Africa, honouring our diverse cultures and the various legacies inherited from past generations, I would like to explore the true extent of heritage for families. . Through the ages, mankind has always […]

25th September 2016 | By More
Happy Anniversary Dear Ex

Happy Anniversary Dear Ex

Today marks twenty one years since I committed myself to a marriage and raising a family. I know now, that I had no idea what I was letting myself into and the idealistic vows I made, originated from an earnest desire to be a loving wife to my husband and a dedicated mother to my […]

31st May 2016 | By More
Do You Give as Much as You Want?

Do You Give as Much as You Want?

Do You Give as much as You Want? Ever since I can remember, we’ve been taught to ask ourselves “What do I WANT from life?” We grow up constantly being prompted “What do you WANT to do with your life?” Everything we do revolves around getting exactly what we WANT. We are encouraged to WANT […]

26th May 2016 | By More
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
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
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