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Cheryl Dillon, Divorce Coach

Cheryl Dillon, Divorce Coach

Equitable Mediation Divorce Coach Cheryl Dillon is passionate about helping couples attain a peaceful, fair and cost-effective divorce while putting their children first. When she’s not supporting her clients through the emotional aspects of this significant life transition, you can find her trying to stick to an exercise program, going on long morning walks and trying to persuade Joe to let her adopt 5 or 10 more dogs.

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My Husband Wants a Divorce. What Do I Do?

Cheryl Dillon, Divorce Coach

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When you and your husband decided you’d stay home and raise the kids, it was a decision you both felt good about.

"We’re a team" - you thought."

"What’s his is mine. And what’s mine is his. We’re building a life together."

Not once in your life did you ever think you’d one day be thinking to yourself, “My husband wants a divorce but I don't. What do I do?”

But here you are. And you’re reluctant to divorce because you're scared of what the future holds for you and your kids.

With good reason.

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Topics: Planning for Divorce, Divorce Support, Divorce Mediation, Reluctant Spouse

I Want a Divorce But My Wife Doesn't

Cheryl Dillon, Divorce Coach

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“I want a divorce but my wife doesn’t!”

You didn’t make the decision to divorce quickly.

In fact, most husbands take at least two years from the time the thought first enters their mind until the time they tell their wife they want to end the marriage.

So what happens when as an unhappy spouse, you finally muster up the courage to have that difficult conversation, only for your wife to tell you she’s not ready or unwilling to take that step?

Or, she doesn’t deal with the situation at all, thinking that if she refuses to cooperate, the divorce won't or can’t happen?

What can you do when as a husband you want a divorce but your wife doesn’t? Will you be forced to remain in your unhappy marriage for the rest of your life?

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Topics: Planning for Divorce, Divorce Support, Reluctant Spouse

How to Tell Your Spouse You Want a Divorce

Cheryl Dillon, Divorce Coach

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Ok, that’s it – you can't do it anymore. You’re done.

You’ve tried your hardest, but you just can’t seem to make your marriage work.

You want a divorce.

But how do you start a divorce conversation with your spouse without devastating them or triggering an all-out war?

One of the most common questions we're asked about is how to tell your spouse you want a divorce.

Well, there’s no one-size-fits-all answer, but here are a few tips for how to ask for a divorce nicely and help make an uncomfortable conversation go as smoothly as possible:

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Topics: Planning for Divorce, Amicable, Fair, Child-Focused, Divorce Support

The articles in this blog are for informational purposes only and are not intended as legal advice, financial advice, emotional advice or counsel.

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