The Murky Waters of Single Parent Dating

The Murky Waters of Single Parent Dating

The Murky Waters of Dating as a Single Parent Dating after divorce is hard enough. But dating after divorce when you have children is especially tricky. So, you’ve managed to survive the division of property, custody arrangements with the visitation schedule, and the...
How Summertime Affects Children of Divorce

How Summertime Affects Children of Divorce

Summertime. Family vacations. Swimming. Fishing. Sunshine. The summer months can be a lot of fun and something to look forward to … however, it can also be a troubling and complicated time for children of divorce and their mothers and fathers. Custody agreements...
Grief’s Effect on Cognitions & Behaviors

Grief’s Effect on Cognitions & Behaviors

There are many different thought patterns that mark the experience of grief. Certain thoughts are common in the early stages of grieving and usually disappear after a short time. Sometimes though, thoughts persist and trigger feelings that can lead to depression or...
Feelings & Physical Effects of Grief

Feelings & Physical Effects of Grief

The following examples are normal grief reactions and there is nothing pathological about any of them. However, feelings that persist for abnormally, long period of time and at excessive intensity may signal a complicated grief reaction. Feelings: Sadness is the most...
The Difference Between Grief & Depression

The Difference Between Grief & Depression

“Grieving allows us to heal, to remember with love rather than pain. It is a sorting process. One by one, you let go of things that are gone and you mourn for them. One by one you take hold of the things that have become a part of who you are and build again.” –...