Posts made in September, 2016

A to Z of Divorce – F is for Finances

Posted by on Sep 14, 2016 in A-Z, All, during divorce articles

A to Z of Divorce – F is for Finances

Finances. A word to strike terror into the heart, even when not divorcing! Problems with finances in divorce can begin even before the divorce is finalised. Couples remain living together because one can’t afford to buy the other out. Separated, they live under the same roof causing difficulties and awkwardness over “passing the sugar”. Property prices are constantly rising and living together can be a practical solution. But it can muddy the waters, either allowing a friendship to remain (when you should be emotionally separating yourselves) or hostility to increase. There can also be...

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7 steps to get past feeling ‘like trash’ – even in divorce

Posted by on Sep 7, 2016 in All, during divorce articles

7 steps to get past feeling ‘like trash’ – even in divorce

I was walking with a divorced friend a few days ago and she was feeling really down. She said ‘We are trash, we are rubbish.’ Of course this isn’t true but it does reflect the feelings a lot of people at some point in the divorce process. You know that divorce can be the jumping off point to something better, that allows you to redesign your life and think about things in a new way. But even the most Positive Polly will be challenged by divorce. It’s so easy, if you are having a down day, to tap into the negative feelings and really believe the self-talk that is so destructive. One of the...

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