Tag: divorce tips

How Dads Can Save Money Before Their Divorce

If you think your marriage could be heading to a close, then you should start preparing for the worst. This is usually something you can just sense. You’re not just not talking to each other, you’re physically not acknowledging each other in the household and when the talk turns to money, both of you seem to feel like the other is hiding something from them.

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4 Tips for Parents Going Through Divorce

Going through a divorce is a difficult time for any family. And no matter how amicable the separation, it will be tough on your kids. But that doesn’t mean you can’t take steps to make it as pain-free as possible, eliminating any confusion and worry. Here are some top tips to help any parents going through a difficult divorce.

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How To Help Your Children Through A Divorce

Going through a divorce can be tough for everyone, but not only is it tough for you and your partner, its just as triggering for your children. It’s important that even though you’re going through it, you consider your children in this turmoil too. They’re your responsibility, and therefore you owe it to them to look after them properly. Here are some tips to help your children through a divorce.

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Maintaining A Good Family Life Post-Marriage

As you probably already know, maintaining a good family life post-marriage can be difficult. You have to balance a good relationship with your kids and a civil relationship with your previous partner. That doesn’t mean you and your Ex need to be ecstatically happy to see one another; it just means you need to be respectful of one another. As parents, your responsibility is to provide a strong foundation for your kids as they grow and develop. Let’s talk about maintaining a good family life post-marriage.

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Dealing With Divorce In A Long-Distance Job

Divorce at any level stinks. You also have to negotiate something which is very emotional. This only becomes a bigger challenge when you find yourself in a divorce in a long-distance job. To help you out with this, this post will be exploring the work which can be done to improve your chances during a divorce.

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Jobs to Work Around Your Kids

There are actually lots of opportunities to earn a living at the same time as raising your kids, but so many you read about are often targeted towards women and moms. However, the options are there for men out there too.

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Stop a Breakup from Breaking Your Spirit

Though we prize strength above all else when facing hardship, there is no time when self-care is more important. During a difficult breakup or divorce, we are going to be made vulnerable, even if it happens on our own terms and we win any contentions. It can break your spirit, no matter how well you fare on paper.

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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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What NOT to Do During a Divorce

There is no denying that a divorce can be an incredibly stressful and upsetting period in anyone’s life. When your emotions are high, it can be easy to do things that you otherwise wouldn’t usually do – you know, like cut up your partner’s clothes or drive their prized car into a wall! Although mildly satisfying – not a good idea! With that being said, read on to discover a number of different things you should never do during a divorce.

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A Dad’s Guide To Dealing With Divorce

Divorce is not going to be easy, no matter who is involved. It is a tricky process filled with emotions that often can’t be explained, other than that they’re causing a lot of pain and hurt. Even if a divorce is agreed on both sides, there’s still going to be some sort of emotion involved.

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Don’t Overlook These Essential Aspects To Divorce

If you are currently undergoing a divorce, or you are about to, then it helps to be as prepared as possible for what lies ahead. As it happens, there is so much that you will need to be prepared for, emotionally and practically, that it’s a good idea to make sure you know as much about it as possible as early as possible.

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Modern Divorces are All About Smiling

Fifty, forty or even thirty years ago, the concept of divorce was still pretty fresh. It was raw. It was like winning the lottery in the worst possible way, by which we mean it was still really rare. Fast-forward to the modern day and half of all marriages end in a courtroom somewhere and, we’ve got to be honest, most are messy.

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The Mistakes That Can Make The End Of Marriage Much Messier

The end of a relationship, or the impending end, is rarely going to be a smooth or easy ride for anyone. It’s certainly not fun. But it’s important to remember that it can always get a whole lot worse if you let it. Unfortunately, that’s exactly what happens. It’s not some unknown force or a malicious outside party that makes a break-up get nasty.

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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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Decision to Divorce Final: What You Should Do Next (1/2)

You’ve put up with so much for so long. You’ve been so unhappy. But today was it. Maybe it was one last argument. Or it could have been the stark, albeit unhappy realization that you just don’t love her and you never will. So you are ready to take that scary step, the one that will affect you, your family and most of your relationships for the rest of your life. So you’ve decided on the only answer: Divorce.

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Strategies that Will Gain Child Custody (1/2)

One of our favorite topics at DGC is giving Dads tips on how you can gain child custody of your children, either jointly, or (our preference in most cases) sole custody. Following them will not only give you an advantage in court, but provide you a confidence, insight, and maturity in dealing with your children. We understand you can’t incorporate all these recommendations, and maybe you shouldn’t but following even a few of them will reap you big benefits.

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Misguided Divorce Myths Parents Have About Kids

When dealing with divorce, parents tend to get silo minded in their thinking of “What’s in Johnny’s best interest?” Here are a few misguided myths, parents and children have on divorce. Myth 1: My Child will be Better Off If an *Ex* is Out of the Picture. Children seldom view a parent in the same way as an adult. Even if a parent is *‘out of the picture,’* they are always in the children’s mind.

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10 Last Minute Steps When Suddenly Served Divorce

You knew this moment was coming. There have been signs for months. You walked out to your car to go to lunch and a gentlemen asks your name, then hands you divorce paperwork. You’ve been suddenly served divorce. What are the First Tasks to Accomplish When Suddenly Served Divorce?

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Four Valuable Benefits of a Single Parent Support Group

Sometimes, single parents feel isolated. Divorce Stress, Friend Life Required discussed reaching out to others during a divorce. But what about settling into single parenthood? With so much going on around you, and adjustments to make, it’s easy to feel lost and unsure of what to do with your children.

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A Therapist’s Perspective on Divorce

After a divorce, I urge people to absolutely stay away from drugs and other anesthetics like overeating, but I do suggest simple tools like regular exercise to help people through the emotional turmoil.” – Dr. Michael Plumeri, psychologist and author. Dr. Plumeri, himself a child of divorce, helped Lisa Bien get through her own divorce experiences. The psychologist advises his patients to postpone…

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Best Co-Parenting Advise? After Exchange Make Kids Change

Parenting styles change from parent to parent. This is never more evident than dealing with divorced parents. As your kids grow older, you make find resistance and awkwardness in the hours leading up to and coming back from a transition from Mommy’s house to Daddy’s house. In blended and divorced families this transition time…

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Positive Kid Reasons of Divorce

When you go through divorce, much is made of the negative effects on the children. Sometimes, it makes the divorcing parents feel even worse, and maybe even depressed. While it is without question one of the hardest aspects on children, there can be some positive kid reasons of divorce.

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6 Ideas to Make a Smooth Divorce for Your Kids

“A hundred years from now it will not matter what sort of house I lived in, what my bank account was, or the kind of car I drove, but the world may be different because I was important in the life of my child.” It’s been estimated that between 40-50% of marriages will end in divorce, and 60% of those will involve children.

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Divorce Stress, Friend Lift Required

OSHA, Occupational Safety & Health Administration, is a government regulatory under the U.S. Department of Labor who sets, educates and enforces safety and health standards for men and women in workplace environments. As an example, OSHA might require businesses to post warning signs and labels on heavy boxes reminding employees, “Caution: Two Person Lift Required.”

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