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Uncontested Divorce Can Improve a Relationship

Wendy Paris, Splitopia, Psychology Today, April 7, 2015 When filing for divorce teaches new skills When we first started discussing divorce, I called a few lawyers, but didn’t hire anyone.  I was convinced by what I had heard that divorce lawyers are sharks, circling failing marriages, salivating, ready […]

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8 Guidelines for a Friendly Divorce

Susan Heitler Ph.D., Psychology Today, Posted Mar 08, 2012 I am an advocate of marriage. My work as a therapist, my publications and my collaborative dialogue skill-building website generally aim to help spouses grow the kind of relationship they had in mind when they vowed at their wedding […]

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On the viral rise of divorce selfies (and the death of traditional marriage)

By Caitlin Dewey September 3, 2015, The Washington Post In late August, Shannon Neuman and her husband Chris went to the municipal court in Calgary, Alberta, to get a divorce. They had already filled out the forms and taken the requisite seminars. They navigated the 24-story Courts […]

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Tell Teachers About Problems at Home — or Impede Your Child’s Success

Beth Greenfield, Senior Writer, Yahoo Parenting, August 26, 2015 Kids who act out at school may have good reason — but teachers won’t know about problems at home unless parents tell them.  Problems at home — divorce, death, incarceration, illness — feel like intensely private affairs. But when you also […]

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Collaborative divorce offers options to court battles

Maura Ammenheuser, The Tennessean, 7:39 a.m. EDT March 21, 2013 Instead of litigating a split, approach focuses on cooperation, keeping the peace. Divorce has a bad rep. The idea conjures thoughts of angry spouses and dueling attorneys disputing everything from money to kids in court. Sandy Arons dreaded […]

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Steps to a Peaceful Divorce

By Ashley Davis Bush, LCSW Psychotherapist and author of “Simple Self Care for Therapists” Huffington Post, Posted: 01/25/2012 12:21 pm EST Peaceful divorce — sound like a paradox? In our society, even though more than half of our marriages will end in divorce, we still hold onto the […]

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A New Cadre of Experts Helps Women Navigate Their Divorces

By PENELOPE GREEN, JULY 18, 2015, New York Times The women are architects, film industry executives, skin care consultants, product managers at tech companies, psychologists. They have worked in finance, publishing and television, though some had scaled back or left the work force when their children were born. […]

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‘Collaborative divorce’ can save time and money

POSTED: Friday, July 3, 2015, 1:08 AM, Philly.com By Debra Denison Cantor and Ann V. LevinWhile many associate the word divorce with painful and messy, a new emphasis on conflict resolution has led to a specialty known as “collaborative divorce.” Gaining traction in Pennsylvania as well as being […]

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Legal costs, litigants’ anguish spared

As attorneys, we know there are no winners in divorce litigation. Ultimately, everyone loses because of the money, time, and hostility involved (” ‘Collaborative divorce’ can save time and money,” July 3). In the collaborative divorce process, where disputes are handled cooperatively and the parties learn to […]

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Video: Successful Co-Parenting A Child’s View

The Successful Co-Parenting program was created by Ohio State University Extension for parents going through divorce. It aims to teach parents how to co-parent together cooperatively for the benefit of their child. This video was created to use with the program to help show parents some of […]

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