Divorce and Depression: What to Look for and How to Cope

Divorce and depression

Divorce and depression are inseparable for almost everyone. The ending of—or even the thought of ending—your marriage is incredibly sad because it’s the death of your dreams of being happy together and basking in the love you thought you had found. But depression caused by divorce is not the same as what we commonly think…

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8 Things to Get You Through Divorce with Kids

Divorce with kids can be challenging.

It seems a truism that parenting is hard. But when you’re in the midst of a divorce, or trying to rebuild your life as a newly-single parent, the challenges multiply and can even strike you unawares. For support and solace — to get through a divorce with kids no matter their age — follow these…

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Getting Through a Divorce: How to Keep Your Head Straight

Getting through a divorce

Getting through a divorce will be one of the most difficult experiences of your life. And your difficulties will start at the very beginning. If you were the one who decided that divorce was the best way to change the difficulties in your marriage, you know the agony you experienced in coming to your decision.…

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Divorcing a Narcissist? Here’s What You Need to Know

Image about breaking up with a narcissist

Calling someone a narcissist is so commonplace these days that, in many ways, the term has become nothing more than a buzzword. People use it loosely to refer to someone who’s behaving “selfishly”. But a true pathological narcissist is a person who’s much more than selfish. According to the Mayo Clinic, narcissistic personality disorder “is…

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Contemplating Divorce Can Keep You Spinning

contemplating divorce can feel like you are spinning

Recently, when I was unpacking boxes and settling into my new house, I came across something that seemed to speak to me from a different lifetime.  It was my old journal, written years ago, during the months leading up to my decision to get divorced:  “I feel as if I am living in the twilight…

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Divorce Advice: How to Get Over Paralyzing Fear

Considering divorce advice and fear

In this follow up article, excerpting highlights from her interview on Progressive Radio Network, SAS Cofounder and divorce coach Kimberly Mishkin offers divorce advice to women who are thinking about the frightening steps to divorce. Why is divorce so scary? Each of us has our own unique set of fears, but for so many of…

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