Should I Get a Divorce?

Cheryl Dillon, Divorce Coach

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When is it time to divorce? 

There can be countless reasons you're wondering when to divorce.



Sexless marriage or lack of intimacy.

Or maybe you've simply grown apart.

Regardless of the reasons, how do you know if what you're going through is just a rough patch or something more lasting? Are you justified in feeling the way you do?

Are you making more out of things than they really are? Can your marriage be saved?

Or is your marriage beyond repair?

Making the decision to end your marriage may very well be among the biggest decisions you will ever face in your life and it will affect you for many years to come - especially if you have children.

And while there’s no easy answer to the question, “Should I get a divorce?” there are certain signs of divorce and things to consider that may help you decide if you should stay married or when to leave a marriage.

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Topics: Planning for Divorce, Divorce Support

How to Tell Kids about Divorce, Help Them Cope and Be Good Co-Parents

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They're often feeling a tremendous sense of guilt and responsibility, even though they had nothing to do with this adult decision to end a marriage.

As a parent, you want to do everything you can to care for and protect your kids. So what's the best way for how to tell children about divorce? And what are some good ways for helping children cope with divorce?

When it comes to divorce and its effects on children, what do kids understand based on their age and developmental stage? How as parents can you spot and address problems?

What are some tips for healthy and successful co-parenting when divorcing with kids? And finally, what are some children books dealing with divorce?

This post is all about divorce with children.

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Topics: Divorce Support, Planning for Divorce, Divorce Mediation

Should We Stay Together for the Kids?

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You may be wondering about divorce and its effect on children and asking yourself if you should get a divorce or stay married for the sake of your kids.

What parents who love their children wouldn't?

But does staying together for the kids do more harm than good throughout the years?

In order to settle the age-old debate on whether or not you and your spouse should end your unhappy marriage and divorce or stay for the kids, we asked a panel of experts to share their advice for parents.

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Topics: Planning for Divorce, Divorce Support, Reluctant Spouse

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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