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This is a special time of year for many of us. Families that celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Yule, or other winter holidays will gather for special meals, the exchanging of presents, and reunions with old friends. As the holiday season … Continue reading

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Whether you are newly separated or you are facing your first holiday season as a divorced person, being a parent and sharing your children during the holiday season can be tricky. Oftentimes, both parents want to spend time with their … Continue reading

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More and more research is continuing to confirm what some experts have been saying for decades: Children need both parents in their lives to be happy, healthy and successful. For many years, it was assumed that children of divorced parents … Continue reading

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Have you ever enjoyed an experience with another person after which you felt closer than ever? Whether it was a charming vacation, witnessing a major historic event, or any other occasion, you may have known right away that your relationship … Continue reading

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“We’re staying together for the children, at least until they are out of school.” This idea probably sounds familiar. There is a good chance that you can think of at least one couple you know who, consciously or not, are … Continue reading

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Across the country, there is growing concern over the level to which a divorced or unmarried parent can impact his or her child’s view of the other parent. Despite mountains of research and constant encouragement toward cooperative parenting, the unfortunate … Continue reading

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If you are going through a divorce, you understand just how difficult the situation can be. The adjustment to a new lifestyle, the uncertainty of the future, and the ever-present emotional turbulence all present great challenges even to an adult … Continue reading

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When your relationship with your spouse is no longer working, you might feel tempted to stay with him or her for your children’s sake. You want what is best for your child and conventional wisdom says that a household with … Continue reading

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Every child should be able to rely on his or her parents for love, guidance, and direction throughout his or her life, and particularly during the most formative years. Of course, as many thousands of parents divorce every year, more … Continue reading

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One of the most difficult things divorcing couples who are in the midst of a child custody battle may face is to keep all communications with each other civil. Emotions are high, anger is heated, and it can be almost impossible … Continue reading

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