Consequences of cheating on your spouse

The Consequences of Cheating on Your Spouse

You are married, maybe you have children. Suddenly… you are very attracted to someone who is not your spouse. The new partner is irresistible. You’re having an affair. Now what?! I cannot advise you whether to continue or to end the affair. Matters of passion Read more

special needs adult

When Parents of Special Needs Adults Get Divorced

Parents with special needs children who are young adults often cope with a difficult set of circumstances. A divorce may make things worse. Special needs adults are challenging even when their parents are married, but the challenges continue and may get worse when their parents Read more

Angry father and son illustration |Parental alienation or child abuse

Parental Alienation or Child Abuse: An Overview

Parental alienation and child abuse are two of the toughest issues faced by courts in resolving custody disputes. Here’s what I found while surveying parents’ opinions and stories on Twitter, news sites and custody threads:  There is a large body of parents who view the Read more

how to make holidays better for divorced families

How to Make the Holidays Better for Divorced Families

It’s January 2019. The holidays are over. For many separated and divorced parents, the holidays are a mixed event: a time for special celebration with their child or children, and a time of heightened stress. Both parents’ wishes to have a joyful Chanukah/Christmas/Kwanzaa with the Read more

Older couple when your spouse has an affair

Getting Divorced After Your Spouse Has an Affair

Getting divorced after your spouse has an affair, or his or her sexual identity changes, can be extremely painful. People often fantasize about getting more money in a divorce settlement as revenge for being wronged, but in truth, courts do not resolve or judge human Read more

family arguing | divorce mediation

Divorce Mediation is Not for Everyone

Many couples choose divorce mediation because it can be cheaper, quicker and less adversarial than litigation. But it is not for everyone. For divorce mediation to work, couples need to be able to be civil to each other. They also have to be willing to Read more