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10 Signs It Might Be Time For Divorce!

Thought I share this article from Huffington Post! Enjoy!

Knowing when to divorce can be difficult, and it’s a decision that shouldn’t be taken lightly. So how do you know if you should proceed? How can you be sure that this time is really it? That this time there’s no turning back? Continue reading 10 Signs It Might Be Time For Divorce!

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Ben and Jen Banana Split- After 10 Years of Marriage! My Insights!

Actor and Director, Ben Affleck (42) and Actress Jennifer Garner (43) are getting a divorce after their 10 year marriage union. They have 2 daughters and one son together. Together they announced this public statement: Continue reading Ben and Jen Banana Split- After 10 Years of Marriage! My Insights!

The “Playdate” Date! What to Expect!

As a divorcee with kids, your dating prospects includes those with and without kids.  Your kids are an integral part of your life, so naturally you want to make sure those prospects will be able to connect with your sprouts and you and their offsprings will be able to mesh together. Continue reading The “Playdate” Date! What to Expect!

Kids Post-Divorce- Routine and Communication Is Imperative!

I will not say that my divorce did not have any impact on my sprouts lives. I notice my son is at times more quiet than usual.  He has had to step up and be the man around the house in his father’s absence. My daughter well she is just too young to notice any difference, except that mommy and daddy have two different places to live, and wonders if she is going to daddy’s house or mommy’s house this weekend. I will say that she is quick to call out for daddy when she does not get her way. But I think being Daddy’s Little Girl and spoiled, her behavior would still be the same despite her parent’s status. Continue reading Kids Post-Divorce- Routine and Communication Is Imperative!

I Am A Product Of “The Divorce Generation”!

The “Divorce Generation” is referencing Generation X born between 1965 and 1980. A 2011 article in the Wall Street Journal: “The Divorce Generation” discusses the impacts of being raised in a time where if you were not a product from a divorced family, you had a very dear friend that was. The question asked to our generation, as opposed to my parents are “When Did Your Parents Get Divorced?”as opposed to “Where Were You During D-Day?” or “When Kennedy Was Shot or Nixon Resigned?”. Continue reading I Am A Product Of “The Divorce Generation”!

Just One Of Those Days- The 4th of July Weekend Child Custody Battle!

Now I advocate fostering a positive co-parenting relationship. For the most part I get it right. But there are times I become completely frustrated. The battle of managing our parenting with our newly “fabulous” single lives. Continue reading Just One Of Those Days- The 4th of July Weekend Child Custody Battle!

The Divorce Decision!

I Want Our Children To Be Raised In A Two-Parent Household!

I Do Not Want To Be Considered A Failure!

What Is Wrong With Me or Us?

Why Can’t We Just Be Happy?

Should I Sacrifice My personal wants and desires for the sake of family?

Where Did The Love Go?

Continue reading The Divorce Decision!

Family is Family!

“There is no such thing as a “broken family.” Family is family, and is not determined by marriage certificates, divorce papers, and adoption documents. Families are made in the heart. The only time family becomes null is when those ties in the heart are cut. If you cut those ties, those people are not your family. If you make those ties, those people are your family. And if you hate those ties, those people will still be your family because whatever you hate will always be with you.”
― C. JoyBell C.

Continue reading Family is Family!

Does The Way A Man Cope With Stress- Determine Whether He Is A Keeper? A Few Red Flags!

 

Having a bit of experience in dating as a professional, thirty-something divorcee, there are certain attributes I look out for. One attribute is the way a man deals with their own issues and the role that I play in it. This allows me to understand his emotional strength and how he sees me in his life. Don’t get me wrong, everyone needs personal space to deal with the curve balls life sometimes throws at us. Continue reading Does The Way A Man Cope With Stress- Determine Whether He Is A Keeper? A Few Red Flags!

Is Divorce Affecting My Health? Coping With Stress And Attaining Your Zen!

I have been ill this past month, suffering with bouts of colds, flue and throat infections. Largely to blame on New York metro’s extended harsh winter with teasers of sprinkled warm days. Coupled with an uptick in work demands and the everyday chronicles of the co- Continue reading Is Divorce Affecting My Health? Coping With Stress And Attaining Your Zen!