The Psyche and the Split: Understanding the Mental Health Dimension of Divorce

Over my years as a divorce attorney, I’ve witnessed countless couples navigate the complexities of ending their marriage. While the legal aspects are crucial, the emotional and psychological turmoil often takes center stage. This is where the role of psychology in divorce becomes crucial. Why Does Psychology Matter in Divorce? Divorce is a life-altering event. … Read more

Letting Go of the Bitterness: Why Letting Go of Resentment is Crucial for Divorce Healing (and Maybe Even Saving Your Marriage)

Resentment in a Divorce: Avoid this Poison As a family law attorney, I see it all – the raw emotions, the desire for justice, and the deep-seated resentment that often lingers like a persistent cough long after the decision to divorce has been made. While anger and hurt are natural reactions to the ending of … Read more

Amicable Divorce: Find Serenity (and Savings)

An Amicable Divorce Saves Money and Self: Divorce, while often necessary, can be a financially and emotionally draining experience. Litigation, fueled by anger and resentment, can quickly escalate costs and leave everyone feeling worse off. But what if there was another way? An amicable divorce provides a means to navigate separation with humility, self-reflection, and … Read more

Alcohol Use Disorder and the Fragile Threads of Marriage: Seeking Help Before It’s Too Late

Alcohol Use Disorder, if untreated, often leads to family problems and divorce Marriage can be a beautiful tapestry woven with love, trust, and shared dreams. But even the strongest threads can fray, and sometimes, alcohol use disorder (AUD) becomes the silent intruder, threatening to unravel the entire fabric. AUD’s Impact on Marriage and Families: For … Read more

Putting Children First: The Most Important Step in Divorce

The well-being of your children must remain a top priority during a divorce. Divorce is a profoundly difficult experience, not just for spouses but also for the children caught in the crossfire. Amidst emotional turmoil, financial anxieties, and legal complexities, it’s easy to lose sight of what truly matters: the well-being of your children. Child-focused … Read more

Finding Your Center Amidst the Storm: Mindfulness in Divorce

Divorce can throw your world into disarray. Navigating the emotions and sense of upheaval may seem impossible. It’s during these tumultuous times that mindfulness, the practice of focusing on the present moment with acceptance and non-judgment, can become a powerful anchor. Now, I’m not suggesting mindfulness will magically erase the pain of divorce. But cultivating … Read more