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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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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 to hammer out.

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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, including your well-being, the health of your children, and your relationship with them.

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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 place to help survive the first, difficult holiday season as a single dad.

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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 on your children and make this special day memorable regardless of your current circumstances. Here are some tips to make sure Father's Day is a celebrated and positive occasion for you and your children.

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Arrears & the Pandemic: Factors to Consider When Seeking Relief

The Coronavirus pandemic has made life challenging for all of us on some front, whether economically, socially, or emotionally. Many have lost jobs due to companies closing their doors or have been instructed to stay home from work because of their high-risk status. This has led to increased anxiety and frustration as people scramble to figure out how to pay bills and feed their families with little or no income.

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The Emerging Challenges COVID-19 Poses to Parental Rights

The widespread reach of the current pandemic has caused significant disruption to the U.S. court system. Most courts are closed, hearings are being held online – there is simply no precedent for these present conditions.

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How to Manage as A Divorced Parent During Covid-19

Are you missing your child due to social isolation? If your former partner is keeping you from your child, please understand you are not alone. COVID-19 isolation has created a new set of legal issues for divorced parents and/or parents who never married but share custody of a child.

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