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Empowering Your Child for Academic Success During Divorce

Some adults don't believe that children experience stress. But many young people have a lot on their plates – from cyberbullying and identity issues to balancing relationships and academic struggles, being a kid can be challenging. And...

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Four Tips to Surviving Your First Holiday Season As a Single Dad

Often the holidays are called the most wonderful time of the year. However, if you're a freshly divorced dad and newly minted single parent, the upcoming holiday season is likely to feel like anything but. Fortunately, you can put a few plans in...

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Three Ways to Help Your New Spouse Engage as a Stepparent

Any new marriage is challenging. You're bringing together two entire lives and melding them into one. The challenges can be even greater when your new spouse is also now stepparent to your children. In order to help smooth the transition for your...

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Addressing Male Gender Stereotypes in the Courts

Divorce is not frequently a neat transaction that is quickly resolved. Unfortunately, more than not, the process usually involves a lot of back-and-forth negotiations. And when children are involved, there are custody and child support considerations...

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Is Alimony Automatic in Divorce Situations?

Separation and divorce are usually stressful situations. Even when mutually agreed upon, there can still be certain points that are unclear. Alimony is one aspect of divorce that many people don't have an accurate understanding of, although...

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Putting Your Best Foot Forward During Divorce: How to Keep Your Peace Amidst a Sticky Situation

A divorce is a stressful event. There are no 'winners.' But if you are going through a divorce, there are ways you can make the best of it to have your best life now and going forward. This involves preserving the things that matter most,...

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Divorce Your Spouse, Not Your Employer: Minimizing the Effects of Divorce in the Workplace

When you're in the midst of a divorce, it can feel like the pressure is coming at you from every angle. Your boss may be breathing down your neck. Your soon-to-be-ex may be sending you nasty notes. You're not taking the time to care for...

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Tips for Handling Father's Day After Divorce

As a father that has recently been separated or divorced, you may be feeling anxious about the upcoming Father's Day holiday. While it is understandable to be dealing with a mix of emotions surrounding this day it is also an opportunity to focus...

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