Dreams have been described as dress rehearsals for real life, opportunities to gratify wishes, and a form of nocturnal therapy. A new theory aims to make sense of it all.
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Thriving during and after your breakup.
Ann Gold Buscho Ph.D.
Worried about safety or risks when sending your kids to your ex? How to manage sharing parenting time during COVID, and what the courts say.
Knowing when to talk to your spouse can make the difference between an adversarial divorce or a respectful one.
The key to successful parenting post-divorce lies in finding the ideal balance between parallel parenting and co-parenting.
Overwhelmed, exhausted, or anxious about your divorce? A Divorce Coach can get you through it. Here's how a Divorce Coach can help—and how you can find a great one.
Homeschooling, divorcing, and working from home during COVID seems almost impossible. Here are ways to juggle it all.
Are you harboring a secret? The discovery of lies or "lies by omission" can derail your divorce and have catastrophic long-term effects. Here are some common secrets in divorce.
DIvorce usually gets a bad rap. Yes, it is hard and a crisis. But many who have divorced will tell you about the good things too.
A comprehensive, documented parenting plan, like a peace treaty, will help parents avoid future battles so that parenting disagreements will not escalate into conflict. Here's how.
Talk with anyone who has been divorced, and they will likely tell you trauma took over their body, mind, and spirit. Here are 15 ways to begin to heal.
What can you do when your spouse wants to divorce, and you don't? Here are some constructive steps to handle this life crisis.
There is now no escape from the marital problems one could previously sweep under the rug. Marriages that were tense or rocky before COVID now face a day of reckoning.
You probably don't want to divorce your entire extended family. Why do in-laws feel they have to choose sides? And how can you prevent it in your divorce?
Most divorcing people say they don’t want to spend a lot of money on their divorce. Here's how your choices can increase the costs and tips to help you control them.
Is your marriage in trouble? Hoping to avoid divorce? Don't wait till it's too late to go to counseling! Know what you're getting into and what to expect. It will help.
Hoping to get your divorce done fast? There are important reasons why rushing is not a good idea.
"Divorcelings" disrupt the divorce and drive up costs because they are hurt. There are long-term effects of their behavior, and there are ways to help them.
Why is it so hard to leave your marriage when you have been unhappy for years?
Intense emotions are normal during a divorce. The "emotional divorce" and "legal divorce" are different, but they will be easier with these rules.
You've decided to divorce. Now what? You need to let your kids know, and the conversation will be easier if you are prepared.
Divorcing is difficult, painful, and scary. But people report many different "hardest things" about divorce. It helps to know what to expect.
Boredom, frustration, and anger amplified by relationship problems can make you feel out of control. These tips can help when you're climbing the walls.
Relationships can suffer in lockdown, especially if divorce was already on the horizon. A few tips to help you survive.
The coronavirus adds a new layer of worry and anxiety to an already stressful divorce process. If you're stuck at home, you can still finish your divorce with these 10 steps.
Caught by the pandemic in the middle of your separation or divorce? What to expect and how to deal with the additional stress.
There is plenty of research, but the results are inconsistent. And some of the reasons may surprise you.
10 tips on how to talk to your kids about your upcoming separation or divorce. Doing it right can have long-term payoffs for their relationships and mental health.
Thinking about sex with your ex? It isn’t necessarily right or wrong... but is it right or wrong for you? Here are four factors to consider.
Three factors shape your children's story of their parents' divorce. Knowing this, there are things you can do to help them build a healthy story of resilience.
How to support your children's future success and well-being.
Divorce recovery takes months or years. How it unfolds depends on many factors, including how complicated your marriage and divorce have been. Here are some helpful steps.
Ann Gold Buscho, Ph.D., is author of A Parent’s Guide to Birdnesting.