There is a saying: “If you’ve met one child with autism, then you’ve met one child with autism”. This could not be more true—and those of you who are raising a child with autism know exactly what I mean. Divorce knows no boundaries and is indeed a reality to many families who are raising a … Continue reading Divorce and Autism: Some Unique Considerations
When I attend various networking events, or if I am meeting a person for the first time and sharing with them what I do for a living, I often speak about divorce mediation in terms of it being a more holistic approach to divorce. We often hear the term holistic used in medicine. So what … Continue reading Why Mediation Is a More “Holistic” Approach to Divorce
Time and time again, clients come to mediation not only because they don’t want the added stress of litigation, but because they also want to save money. This is especially true when their bleak financial circumstances have already caused them to incur mounds of debts. In fact, many of my clients come to me with … Continue reading Sharing the Marital Home after Divorce? Some Emotional Considerations to Keep in Mind
After being married for eleven-years and two kids later, it was quite a culture shock for me to be single again. I’m sure many of you reading this can relate. I remember going to mediation and our mediator asking us “so have you thought about the parenting arrangements?” Well, not exactly … but I did … Continue reading Did Somebody Say “Divorce Perk”?!?
If you are going through or have gone through a divorce and feel that you were wronged in some way by the person who you once thought was going to be your partner for life, then you understand how difficult the mere concept of forgiveness may be. You were hurt, wronged, betrayed, abandoned (for whatever … Continue reading The Healing Power of Forgiveness in Divorce