Tag: disagreements with spouse

You Can’t Have a Healthy Marriage Without This

Everything starts out wonderful. In the early days of marriage or the ‘honeymoon period’, you’re relationship feels like it could never fail. But then kids, stress, and distractions crash the party. You might not notice at first, but cracks begin to appear in your relationship. Before you know it, your marriage is on the rocks. Your healthy marriage is in trouble. What went wrong?

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How To Build A Relationship With Your Children Post Divorce

The dust has begun to settle from the divorce, and your routine of sharing care for your children between you and your Ex may be starting to take shape or perhaps you have succeeded in obtaining full custody. Either way, the importance shouldn’t be laid upon the amount of time you spend with the children. Instead, it should be about what you are doing to build a relationship with your children when you are together.

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When All Is Said & Done

A marriage starts off so perfect! Well, most of them do. A lot of marriages go the full way, and people remain in their perfect bubble until it’s time for them to go. However, what we’re seeing more and more with modern day marriages, is the amount that end up in divorce is creeping up and up. It’s a really sad statistic because in the beginning all of the intentions would be there to make it the whole way, and the love would have been so strong that the marriage would have gone ahead.

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Be Certain You Want to Divorce

After months of fighting, arguing and living an unfulfilling and frustrated life, Dave (not his real name), finally determined his marriage was over. A teacher, he sat in the lounge wondering how he could get out of his unhappy situation. His only way out would force him to dip into his already strained resources.

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Time & Date Stamp Your Written Vacation Requests

To prevent conflict as a result of miscommunication, you might have your letter time-stamped and dated. You can bring three copies of your notice to the courthouse, where you may get each copy officially stamped with the date and time. Then, leave one copy to be kept on file with the court, mail one copy to the custodial parent, and keep one copy for yourself.

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Your Kids Care about their Dad More than Child Support

“Over the years, I’ve interviewed numerous children in connection with my child custody law and mediation practice. When asked about their feelings and wishes, NOT ONE child responded that they wanted more child support from Daddy. I have had a few children request that their Dad…

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She Suggests Divorce? Offer a Time-Out Trip

In most marriages, moms spend more time taking care of the kids than any other adult. When the kids are young, it is very important that you take your wife out on date nights, and quarterly spend time away from the kids. But we’re not talking about marriage building. Your wife is talking divorce. Maybe she has just served you paperwork. She is totally stressed out.

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Delay Divorce Until Kids are Grown

For $50 million, do you think you could suffer through this pathetic marriage situation for 2 or 5 years until your kids are grown? When I tell this to dads or co-parenting situations, almost everybody says *“Yes!”* Because the reward factor is higher than the pain factor!

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Considering Divorce? Really Evaluate Your Marriage

Maybe you haven’t gotten divorced, or you’ve just been served papers by your soon-to-be Ex. At this point, stop and carefully consider the cost of time, money and effort of getting divorced with children. Contested custody battles can take two to five years.

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Boundaries in Marriage, Book Review

I am a big proponent of trying to keep friends out of divorce court. I am a believer in staying married, especially if you still have kids at home. One of my friends is struggling in his marriage. In our sessions, we are reading together, Dr. Henry Cloud…

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