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Finding the Right Therapist for Your Child

Jul 06, 2017

Finding the Right Therapist for Your Child How do you find a qualified clinician who has experience working with kids and teens? Experience and education are important, but your child must feel comfortable talking to him or her. Your family … Read More

New Beginnings: Get Off the Marriage-Go-Round

Jun 29, 2017

Remarriage within a year after separation generally ends just as the previous marriage— in divorce. What leads someone to make such an impulsive decision after living through the sobering ordeal of divorce? Jumping Back on the Marriage-Go-Round Well, there are … Read More

New Relationships: Waiting Before Dating After Divorce

Jun 29, 2017

You never thought you’d be separated and divorcing. But here you are, trying to muddle through, being overwhelmed logistics, changes and emotions. You have a never-ending list ● I’m worried about the kids. ● Where will I live? ● My … Read More

Take Yourself on Vacation? Why Not?

May 31, 2017

As the dust settles from your divorce and you start to establish new routines, don’t lose the window of opportunity to do something you may have never considered. Taking a solo vacation. During your marriage, compromise ruled vacation planning. Go … Read More

The Kids Are Not Alright

Mar 22, 2017

Tips for Helping Your Child Deal with Divorce Given the statistics — 50% of first marriages and an even higher percentage of second marriages end in divorce — chances are your child either already knows or will meet other children … Read More

Dating After Divorce? Consider the Sharing Game:

Mar 01, 2017

36 Questions that May Generate a Connection Worth Exploring By Deirdre Hally Shaffer, LCSW Dating after divorce is filled with anxiety and apprehension. It is more common to experience feelings of disappointment, betrayal, disillusionment, and low self-esteem after the ending … Read More

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