Divorce is very difficult for children, who have trouble with change and loss. Telling them about your divorce is a big deal, and a lot of thought should go into how and when that happens.
Divorce makes such an impact on your emotional self. This enormous wave crashes into you and there is no escape. You can only swim through and hope there is a nice beach with shady trees on the other side.
Coping with the emotional ups and downs you’re about to experience in divorce will require many things, including support from friends and family and possibly therapy. One easy thing to help: write in a journal.
School is a second home for children. And when the true home is in turmoil because of divorce, that second home can become a refuge, or an outlet for negative feelings.
Grandparents are often not thought of at the start of the divorce process, but they can play a large role as things move forward.
“It’s good to talk to someone.” Blah, blah, blah, right? But there are good reasons to consider therapy during divorce.
Finding answers about divorce is not always easy. Often, it requires phone calls and meetings with multiple professionals. Now women can gather these responses all at once – at a monthly divorce workshop in Raleigh called Second Saturday Wake County.
After divorce, your friends and family may encourage you to return to the dating scene. But it may take time before you’re ready to date after divorce.
One of the Second Saturday divorce workshop therapists answers a tough question: How do we go about co-parenting?
At our divorce workshop, a therapist discusses the emotional side of divorce. Here are some common Q&As, including how to protect children during divorce.