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Do you remember the first time your mom dropped you off at school? You cling to her leg with tears streaming down your face. And whimper… Please don’t leave me? This place looks scary? Why can’t I stay with you? […]

There’s nothing newsworthy about siblings or people who love one another arguing. But when you are reality television celebrities it seems all is fair in love and war. First, let’s stare down the saddest of the sister sling’s – “You’re the […]

Ask any parent of divorce their greatest heartache and they will tell you it’s their children’s suffering. Ask any child of divorce their greatest heartache and they will likely spare their parent’s the truth. I’ve ridden both sides of this […]

When we are in the thick of it, slinging the mud of adversity we pray for help. And we pray and we pray. I did. I prayed until I wondered if I was praying properly. Should I ask God to […]

Some years back we were vacationing in Myrtle Beach. My youngest son was just seven years old at the time. The day was beginning when we sat down to read a chapter in his CCD book. During my own childhood, […]

It’s undeniable many of our relationship decisions are rooted in our childhood. And yes, it’s good to learn about why we make the choices we make, what influences shaped us, etc. But sometimes we just need to cut ourselves a […]

I listen and it sounds all too familiar. A mother I know can’t stop beating herself up. Will her children suffer permanently since they don’t see their father enough? Will her son be okay without a present male influence in […]

Anyone who has experienced the complicated journey of divorce has more than likely known their fair share of moments of stress and duress. Be it struggles over co-parenting, finances, etc., it may feel as if individuality is temporarily suspended in […]

Suffice it to say agreements don’t always get honored. Of course, I knew this was coming, I just didn’t realize it would happen so quickly. I think this is a nice way of saying what many in divorce experience – […]

People are human and therefore will talk about one another. It’s a matter of just how often and who and what you are talking about. In other words, it should lean towards the exception and not the rule. Perfection in […]