10 TED Talks That Anyone Considering Divorce Should Watch

If you’re preparing for divorce, you might be reluctant to seek outside input. After all, a troubled marriage can be a deeply isolating experience--and every unhappy marriage is unhappy in its own unique way. No matter why you’re seeking a divorce or how certain you are of your decision, it’s wise to learn from people who have been there, who have studied the topic, and who know how to thrive in the face of life’s challenges.


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Co-parenting with an Asshole – Or Someone Who Does Things Much Differently Than You

Without question, one of the biggest hurdles in a divorce is how to deal with shared custody.

In many post-dissolution relationships, custody disputes are the gifts that just keep giving. And it’s not so much about physical custody or shared time, but, rather, the issues incident to legal custody: your children’s health, welfare, academics and the general topics that are sometimes tough to deal with, even when the parents are on the same page and under the same roof.

When parents split up, there are often shifts in thinking, with regard to many of the tacit agreements made during...


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Holiday Feature | A Very Nesting Christmas

Written by Featured Guest Blogger (and our friend) Beth Behrendt frequent contributor to The New York Times, mom, researcher and dynamic story teller.

Like many families across the country, we’re getting ready for Christmas at our house.


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Planning for Education Expenses During Your Divorce

Planning for certain expenses during the divorce process, including education expenses, can make a big difference for you and your spouse. Specifically, getting down to the nitty gritty when it comes to finances during your divorce leaves you and your spouse better able to seek stability and success If you have children — or if one of you is planning to return to school following the divorce — you might want to engage in detailed discussions and agreements about how educational expenses will be handled in the future.


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Dissolution of Marriage Can Improve Parenting

Here are 5 ways to be a better parent after a divorce!

Whether it’s been a few months or a few years since you and your spouse made the choice for dissolution of marriage, maintaining a healthy relationship with your children post-divorce is probably on your mind. While it can be tough to stay active and involved if you're not seeing your children every day (or if you're suddenly spinning way more plates in the role of single parent), it is possible to create and cultivate meaningful, positive relationships after a dissolution of marriage, and these five tips can get you started.


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