Dating Post Divorce

I have often felt like a social guinea pig.

Only with the benefit of hindsight have I been able to see a pattern (one of many) that has emerged throughout my life. I have had many experiences requiring mental toughness far beyond my years, usually before any one of my contemporaries. One such example is divorce. Continue

Maintaining Fitness in Body and Mind During Divorce

During or after a divorce may be a difficult time in your life, but keeping active or starting an exercise routine will really help relieve some of that worry and tension.

Exercises such as walking, running, cycling and swimming improve the respiratory system (your heart and lungs) by increasing the amount of oxygen that is inhaled and distributed to tissues of the body. It increases the feeling of well-being, can help alleviate fatigue, and helps stabilize sleeping patterns. Continue

When a Parent Moves Away

Your divorce might require you or the other parent to move out of town. A long-distance move can be one of the deciding factors in the court’s custody decision if you and your ex don’t agree on who gets the kids. Your location can also have an effect on how often you can reasonably see your children and your relationship with them.

Your divorce lawyer will help you come to an agreement on custody with your ex, and can help you revisit the issue of custody after your divorce is complete, but knowing what can impact your case is half the battle. Continue

Post Divorce: To Rent or to Own? That is the Question!

It is often heard that “home is where the heart is”. As a couple, you spend your time together building a home, building a life, and making memories that you hope will last forever. Divorce presents you with life challenging circumstances, however, and all of a sudden your home that you have known for so long is no longer. You are now faced with much uncertainty and indecision.  Continue