Category Archives: Marriage Reconciliation

August 22, 2020

Should I get Divorced During the Covid-19 Pandemic?

        Divorce is never an easy topic, nor should it be an easy answer – but what about during a pandemic? Is disrupting your family’s life to separate into two households the right thing to do when Continue reading…

October 14, 2014

Empty Nest Collaborative Divorce

People who are facing divorce after many years of marriage, or just later in life, face unique challenges. They are less connected by the need to provide daily care and financial support for their children. They also may be facing Continue reading…

August 26, 2014

Helping the Reluctant Spouse Accept Divorce

Starting a divorce can be difficult, particularly if your spouse believes the marriage can be saved. How you have this discussion may make a major difference in your life, particularly if you have children. In my thirty years of working Continue reading…

December 30, 2013

I Don’t Want a Divorce

It is not uncommon for two people to come to divorce at very different points in readiness. In fact, one spouse may not want the divorce at all. You may not have anticipated your spouse wanting a divorce, but that Continue reading…

September 4, 2013

Friends Don’t Let Friends Divorce Badly: 5 Ways to Help Your Friends During a Difficult Time

Divorce is never truly good. But a bad divorce can create many years of devastation.  If you have a friend or family member approaching divorce it can be difficult to watch the economic and emotional turmoil unfold, particularly if there Continue reading…

July 15, 2013

Trials and Tribulations: Christians and Divorce

You are a devout Christian and you think marriage should last forever.  Yet you somehow find yourself facing divorce.  No doubt you are feeling conflict.  You had hoped your faith would help you avoid coming to this place; and you Continue reading…

June 19, 2013

Guilt and Ambivalence About Divorce

Debra Messing recently expressed guilt over her divorce and the fact that she and her husband couldn’t give her son “the fantasy” that her parents gave her in a marriage that was now ending. She said she and her husband Continue reading…