Take back your power. Divorce is overwhelming. You are trying to move forward in the face of immense loss, anxiety, and fear, but the strongest women quickly learn how to take back the power in their life. They turn what most people think of as a tragedy into something wonderfully transformative and life-changing. In the […]
Learn How To Get What You Want In The Tricky Divorce Process Divorce is many things … a loss of partnership, a legal dissolution of a marriage contract, a transformation … but one thing it is not is easy. As a divorce coach and mediator, I witness far too many women stumble blindly through this
Are you on the same page when it comes to handling finances with your spouse? It’s official. Once you’re married, you are now legally a twosome. Two is always better than one, right? Two together equals balance and harmony, building a new life together, and raising a family. Two people together for the rest of
Believe it or not, your beliefs around money have a HUGE impact on the outcome of your divorce … so make sure they’re the right ones! You use money, need money, interact with money … every day … but, do you LOVE money? Your relationship with money has deep seated roots in your subconscious and
Use them right now to create greater intimacy and connection in your relationship! Words are powerful. They are necessary for communication on the most basic level, but also represent the deepest expression of who we are. How we communicate shapes us as individuals … but what we communicate defines our relationships. And quite simply, relationships
You believed marriage was 50/50 … and it wasn’t. So, why do you think your divorce will be? I know you. You’re smart. You’re persistent. You’re goal-oriented. You’ve worked hard your whole life. You worked hard at school … to create more opportunity for yourself. You worked hard to get that right job … when
80% of divorces are initiated by women and yet, it can take years for women to recover financially. It isn’t fair, is it? Zsa Zsa Gabor shaped an entire generation’s idea of women and divorce when she said “He taught me housekeeping; when I divorce … I keep the house.” Even today, there is still a
When Are You Going To Realize The Disney Fantasy You’ve Been Spoon-Fed Your Whole Life Doesn’t Exist? It’s wedding season … again. Countless brides across the country have spent an enormous amount of time and money planning and hosting their weddings. And I say brides … because it is primarily, and traditionally, the bride (and
How can you win when you keep playing small? You stay too long. You allow too much. You don’t insist on anything. You compromise all the time … in relationships, marriages and jobs. You say yes when you want to say no. You bend over backwards for others who never do the same in return.
H.O.P.E. is taking down the barriers and shattering the myths about what single parents can achieve. Do you know the saying “the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree”? I take that phrase to mean that our children are greatly influenced by our own choices, personalities and situation in life. So, what does that mean
You might think you know what happens to kids because of divorce…but I’m here to prove you wrong. Brian D’Apice has dedicated his life to the service of others. He is a U.S. Army veteran, a former teacher in Indonesia and Thailand and is currently planning to bicycle around the perimeter of the continental U.S.
Saying No is easy. Finding out what you want to say Yes to in your divorce is much more difficult. Divorce is a traumatic event. It represents the loss of a marriage, a partnership, an ideal and the Disney “happily ever after” that was automatically supposed to come with the wedding ring. Regardless of who initiated the divorce, there is
If you’re getting divorced, here’s what you need to know about mediation to make better decisions.
I recently attended a 40-hour divorce mediation training. Forty hours is the requirement in my state to practice as a divorce mediator. That’s not why I did it though. As a divorce coach, many of my clients are going through mediation and I wanted to support them as best as possible during the process. I truly believe that mediation is a better way to “do” divorce. And I believe that because I walked out of my first mediation meeting and never went back.
Only 10% of marriages that have experienced infidelity end in divorce. So, what are the real reasons behind it when it DOES happen? Cheating represents a need that isn’t being met in the relationship at home – an ego boost, self-validation, self-exploration or even just physical intimacy. And cheating is rampant in our society. 41%
If you lost yourself in your marriage, a fun fling after your divorce can introduce you to … YOU again! She was 40 and had just initiated her divorce. He was 28 and single. They met at a business conference and spent one crazy night together before heading back to their respective lives. She had