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Whether you should stay or go
Susan Pease Gadoua L.C.S.W.
There are two main drivers of decisions in life. When it comes to marriage, which driver do you want to be running the show?
A parenting marriage can be a great option when you don't know what to do with your marriage.
Ending a marriage is hard. Find out if you're truly serious about leaving, or you're not likely to go.
When you know how to help your healing following a split, it will take less time to recover.
If you're stressed beyond belief, you're not alone. Take these simple, very doable steps to feel better—now. It may help you get your relationship back on track, too.
We're taught that when love dies, the marriage dies—but does it have to? Maybe not.
Try these seven tips if you need help getting through an incredibly tough holiday season.
What would people think if you told them the truth about your relationship? You just might be pleasantly surprised.
If marriage is going to survive on a large scale, it (and its laws) will have to catch up to who we have become.
Leaving your marriage with doubts about whether the relationship could have been saved can be nothing short of torture.
When you know where relationships go off the rails, you can intervene and get things back to a healthy place.
Landing on your feet after divorce is always a challenge. Life after COVID will be a bigger challenge—but doable.
A Parenting Marriage is a great alternative to divorce, especially in difficult financial times.
Learning about these five marriage needs can help you begin to improve and revive your relationship.
When life throws you a curve ball, it's normal to question whether you're living the life you want to live.
Getting knowledge and information about divorce can make a tremendous difference in how well your process goes.
More and more people are tweaking the institution of marriage to fit them rather than trying to cram themselves into a one-size-fits-all model.
Change some of your marital agreements and you may be able to stay until death do you part, happily.
Want to be in charge of your divorce? Start by trying these three things.
Most couples have it all wrong when it comes to the timing of their divorce.
Change the dynamics of your fights and everything else should improve. Here's how to do it while also incorporating humor and play.
When your marriage hits a dead end, but you've got kids, try a Parenting Marriage alternative.
Would you live non-traditionally if you saw your lifestyle choice modeled on TV or in the movies? Would it help if you knew that friends and neighbors also lived non-traditionally?
An inexperienced therapist can unknowingly cause harm to their divorcing clients—or even traumatize them with bad information, bad referrals, or by not providing the right support.
Getting stretched emotionally in your divorce? Worried you're "losing it?" Well, you're not. It might help you to know what's happening and how to tame those big feelings.
Couples may think they only have two choices when standing at a marital crossroads, but they may have as many as 10.
Finding a good team is just one of many daunting tasks in a divorce. There is no roadmap. This simple guide is meant to help clarify how and why to hire certain professionals.
Finding the right divorce process is crucial in having a better experience. Here's an option you may not have heard of before.
When you're unhappy in your traditional marriage but you have kids, you may not have to divorce. There's a newer alternative called a Parenting Marriage worth looking into.
Figuring out where everyone will live during a divorce can be tricky. These tips from an expert will help you decide whether nesting would work for you.
Susan Pease Gadoua, L.C.S.W., is the author of Contemplating Divorce and the co-author of The New I Do.