Here and Now

by: Nicholas Long, Rex Forehand

If you are a custodial parent, you may have conflict and disagreements with your ex-spouse. However, this does not mean that your child should not be involved with his or her other parent.

Divorce ends a marriage, after all, not parenthood. Why is it important that the noncustodial parent stay involved?

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Co-Parentig Through the Holiday Season

by: Lisa LaBelle

With Thanksgiving around the corner, it's time to make sure you have your holiday visitation schedule worked out with your ex-spouse. As co-parents you both need to keep your number one focus on your children.

They deserve to have a voice when making your holiday plans. It can be done; and you will be wise to listen to their input.

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Four Big Mistakes to Avoid During Divorce

by: Amy Osmond Cook, Ph.D.

Divorce is tough for everyone. With emotions ablaze, men and women sometimes wind up making mistakes with long-term effects. This week, I had a long conversation with Jeff Landers, founder of Bedrock Divorce Advisors (bedrockdivorce.com).

In addition to being helpful, intelligent, and otherwise delightful, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. offered four pitfalls to avoid like the plague.

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Reassuring Your Child

by: Elizabeth Hickey

One of the most frightening feelings children have during divorce is uncertainty. They're unable to control their lives that once felt fairly stable. They're unable to make decisions that will affect their future.

This article offers some strategies for alleviating a child's feelings of fear and insecurity.

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What Kinds of Happy Couples Eventually Get Divorced?

By Alice G. Walton

A new study identifies some traits of people whose marriages started off great but later fell apart. The warning signs? Poor communication, verbal aggression, and "inappropriate pessimism."

Given the fact that a good number of marriages still end in divorce, understanding what factors are linked to divorce might actually help us predict it.

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What Love Is Like After Divorce

by: Delaine Moore

It's been a long road getting to "healthy" since I got divorced five years ago. Between legal matters, single parenting, starting a new career and exploring the dating/sex trenches, my life often felt like one giant ball of CRAZY.

 But there came a time, about two years ago, when I realized I was 100 per cent happy on my own.

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The Power of Girlfriends

by: Ms. Weisbart

I had the pleasure over the weekend of not only attending my friend Anne Garland’s event Women Honoring Women with my mother, but having the opportunity to share our story with the amazing women in attendance.

Anne’s event was designed for women to share their stories of relationships with women that they honor. I chose to celebrate my relationship with my mother, but there were girlfriends, sisters, and all kinds of other relationships that were represented.

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Dating After Divorce: Are You Ready?

by: Denise Schipani

Dating after divorce can be a minefield for the midlife woman. Perhaps even thornier than pondering what to wear on a date, where to go, who pays?

Not to mention how you even find people to date in this brave new world of Internet match-ups -- is getting over your reluctance to take a stab at it.

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Releasing Your Expectations

By: Eva M. Selhub, M.D.

How often do you get upset when someone doesn't comply with your expectations? How often do you get upset with yourself for not doing something better? Look closely at your expectations of yourself and others.

Think about the last time or the last person that caused you disappointment so that you felt let down, hurt, angry or resentful.

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Valentine's Day Every Day

by: Eva M. Selhub, M.D.

Valentine's Day, it seems, was created for us to take at least one day out of the year to profess how much we love our family, friends or partners.... especially, partners.

You would think this day would be a glorious one--like Halloween, for instance, where children are anticipating how they will appear in their costumes, who will answer the door they knock on, what the reaction to their costume may be and of course, what sort of treats will delight them in their trick-or-treat bag.

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Is It Possible to Trust?

by: Eva M. Selhub, M.D.

Do you remember a time when you really trusted? It seems contemporary life is fraught with reasons not to trust. Politicians, who were elected by those believing they could be trusted, follow other political agendas or are caught flying to foreign lands with their mistresses.

Banks that were entrusted with money and homes have acted without scruples, leaving our economy in ruins. Couples professing tearful the wedding vow,

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