Archive for 'Divorce and Blended Families'
The period during and after a divorce is often the most difficult time a person will face in their life. Emotional lows can lead to depression which in turn can lead to emotional overeating, or extreme weight loss due to not eating. Newly divorced people often have significant financial struggles. More »
Tags: coping with divorce, Divorce, Emotion, Relationship
Divorce is hard. It usually brings chaos and uncertainty into the lives of everyone involved. But while for adults it’s the first step in resolving problems and moving forward, for the children in these marriages, the divorce often seems like the end of their lives.
Parents should always remember that while More »
Tags: Adult, Child, Divorce, Family, Home, Marriage, Parent, Relationship
It might be something you dread; but no matter what ages your kids are when you divorce, there will come a point when you’ll have to discuss it with them. Even if you get divorced when your child is an infant, eventually that child will come to understand that he More »
Tags: Child, Children's Issues, Divorce, Family, Marriage, Parent
An Interview with Christina McGhee
By Evangelia Biddy
Even in divorce children deserve nothing less than the very best we have to offer them. Divorce is equally hard on parents and their children. But family separation does not have to doom children to negative outcomes, poor self self-esteem, academic decline, or More »
Tags: blended families, Child, Christine McGhee, co-parenting, custody, Divorce, Family, Home, Marriage, Parent, Parenting Apart, parenting plan
By Wednesday Martin, Ph.D., Author of Stepmonster: A New Look at Why Real Stepmothers Think, Feel, and Act the Way We Do
Stepfamilies are the new normal: experts tell us that they will outnumber first families in the U.S. by the end of this year. Incredibly, one in three More »