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Is gambling a reason for divorce?

Is gambling a reason for divorce?

We all know someone who has suffered with an addiction. It is not easy to be in any relationship where one person is out of control. It is even more difficult when one person’s addiction affects the marriage and the family. This is true with drugs, alcohol, shopping...
Dads Can Do It Too- Being Primary: Guest Blog from a Former Client

Dads Can Do It Too- Being Primary: Guest Blog from a Former Client

I am a dad of 3 daughters. No big deal, right? There are lots of dads with daughters. I am single. Still no big deal. With the divorce rate so high, there are plenty of divorced dads with daughters. Between my 3 daughters, there are 2 mothers.  Daughters 1 and 2, one...
Why Collaborative Law Makes Sense: “A Better Way to Untie the Knot”

Why Collaborative Law Makes Sense: “A Better Way to Untie the Knot”

The words graceful, healthy and divorce do not go together. The first words clients use to describe the process of divorce are typically words of war: FIGHT, CUSTODY BATTLE, and WINNING. I would like to present a concept to you that is a kinder, gentler way to get...
10 Reasons that You Should Not Represent Yourself in Divorce: Doing it Right the First Time and the Pitfalls of “No Contest” Divorces

10 Reasons that You Should Not Represent Yourself in Divorce: Doing it Right the First Time and the Pitfalls of “No Contest” Divorces

There are somethings you can afford to cross your fingers and hope to get right without much effort.  Divorce is not one of them.  Too often, I get hired to “fix” the wrongs of a couple who thought (admirably so), that they would agree to all the terms of the divorce,...
Chicks Unhitched: Why You Should Consider Leaving Home to Heal from Divorce

Chicks Unhitched: Why You Should Consider Leaving Home to Heal from Divorce

Chicks Unhitched A year ago almost to the day, I visited a place that I consider one of the most physically beautiful, cloistered sanctuaries in the country, located one-hour outside Asheville North Carolina, called Lakeview at Fontana.  This year, again I traveled to...

Tamsen Fadal’s, THE NEW SINGLE: Post- Divorce Manual for Recovery

In her book, The New Single, Tamsen Fadal is gorgeous, successful and of all things- a professional matchmaker and award-winning journalist, who is getting divorced.  She explains the embarrassment,  the feeling of failure, and the fear of being alone in New York City...