Can Open Marriages Work?

The idea that you can meet someone at a young age, fall in love, get married and live happily ever after is sweet and quaint. Even better if the marriage is still going strong when the couple are well into their 80’s. The reality however, is that our society is riddled with temptation, whether it … Read more

Do Marriage Counselors Work?

In an ideal world, marriages would never break down. Husbands, wives and their children would live happily ever after. The cold hard facts are, however, that marriages do fail, and in significant numbers. Despite the best intentions and many years of training that marriage counselors can boast, couples often leave it until it’s way too … Read more

Long Term Effects Of Divorce On Children

Children can be severely traumatized by divorce, especially if the divorce is a nasty one, and/or if there is a prolonged or an intense custody battle. Some of the effects of a divorce will pass in time; others may last for weeks, years, or even the rest of a child’s life. Children who go through … Read more

Who Gets the Kids for Thanksgiving?

You are separated or divorced and have children. Most of the year you deal with ok but when it comes to the holidays things can get a little stressful. Thanksgiving starts off the holiday season and determining who gets the kids for Thanksgiving can be stressful and just a painful decision for both parents involved. … Read more

Major Reasons Couples Divorce

In the United States and other Western nations, divorce has become an increasing reality in the past century. What was once considered to be a permanent institution has come to the point where nearly half of all marriages end in divorce. What are the major reasons that couples divorce? Some studies have looked at divorce, … Read more