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Whether you should stay or go
Susan Pease Gadoua L.C.S.W.
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.
Asking your spouse to consider a Parenting Marriage is asking to change all the rules. Read these tips before you try it at home.
You may have more control over your holiday mood than you think.
Making sense of betrayal can be a challenge for those who have been devastated.
Choosing an alternative lifestyle needs to be accepted on a greater level since so few people really fit the one-size-fits-all mold.
Learn about low-cost divorce, kids and divorce, and how to handle it when family members stay friends with your ex.
10 factors that make divorce harder and three things you can do about it.
Ignoring your deepest truth can be one of the greatest mistakes you make. And, in most cases, your body will let you know before your mind does.
Reaching out for help may be the most important thing we ever do to heal from pain, grief and loss. It saves lives.
Not if you can get creative.
If you're not careful, divorce can take on a life of its own and the bill can get out of hand before you know it.
Why choose only traditional marriage when there are so many other options?
Susan Pease Gadoua, L.C.S.W., is the author of Contemplating Divorce and the co-author of The New I Do.