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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 yourself as you should, and if children are involved, you're wondering how all of this is affecting them. Even if your divorce is more or less amicable, the stress of separating from one life and the prospect of starting a new one is often quite daunting and ends up spilling over into your work life.

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The Effects of Divorce on Young Children

Divorce can be a difficult moment for any family, especially for children. Parents are looking for ways to be civil with each other and co-parent at the same time. Some children respond to a divorce in a natural and supportive way while others may face challenges during this change. Is divorce really bad for young children?

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Child and Parenting Issues: False Allegations During Child Custody Cases

Did you grow up in a violent household? As a child did you witness the effects of drug addiction or alcoholism from a parent? Perhaps one of your parents was convicted to a crime. If you experienced any of these scenarios growing up, you are aware of the effects it has on all members of the family, particularly children.

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Maintaining a Good Relationship with Your Children After Divorce

Divorce is a big change to both parties and especially to the children. Divorce can be particularly difficult on the kids as they don’t understand all of the details or why everything has suddenly changed. This situation can elicit pain, stress, shock, sadness, or even anger from your children. Some children may even feel guilty, blaming themselves.

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10 Tips For Dating After a Divorce

Dating may seem scary for a newly single person, especially for those who are trying to recover from a long and turbulent relationship. It may have been years since the last time you got out there, but here are some things to keep in mind that might help you get ahead.

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Seven Tips to Help You Heal After Divorce

There’s no doubt-- divorce will tire you out physically and emotionally. It zaps your energy and can be extremely painful, too. Past studies suggest that individuals take 18 months, on average, to completely recover from divorce. Recovering from separation and divorce isn’t easy, but there are tips that you can follow to help you during the healing process.

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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 with the American divorce rate hovering somewhere around 40% – 45%, anxiety related to divorce is another one of those stressors that can take a toll on children's well-being.

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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 blended family, consider how you may be able to help your new spouse and your children engage and bond with one another.

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Helping Fathers Understand How to Defend Against Parental Alienation

Regardless of the circumstances, divorce is often a challenging ordeal. The situation can become quite intense and frequently volatile, from battles surrounding property settlements and alimony to child support and custody agreements.

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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 state law specifies the parameters under which these monies are awarded.

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