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Keeping divorce simple

Posted by on Jul 4, 2016 in All, before divorce articles, during divorce articles

Keeping divorce simple

In an ideal world divorce would be simple if both of you agree over the children, have no assets and don’t want divorce to be difficult, then it should be very easy! But usually divorce isn’t simple, or easy. It gets difficult when you have children, who have to be “shared”. One parent often gets all the responsibility of organising the school run and getting the sports kit together, and sees the other parent getting all the fun bits. The other parent wonders how many days they can take their children to the zoo or the burger bar. So how do you keep divorce simple?...

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A to Z of Divorce – D is for Divorce Decisions

Posted by on Jun 20, 2016 in A-Z, All, before divorce articles, during divorce articles

A to Z of Divorce – D is for Divorce Decisions

Divorce Decisions Decisions! Divorce is full of them. The big, key, kicker decision is whether to divorce, whether to embark on what will be a difficult, or at least uncertain, journey into a different life. Then divorce itself is full of tricky decisions. Which lawyer to use. Whether to use a lawyer at all. How much to stay in touch with your ex. Practical decisions around divorce include where to live, who will look after the kids and how the finances can be organised, on a day-today basis , while you are divorcing. Eventually at the end of the tunnel of divorce you get to make decisions...

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Are you going round in circles in your divorce?

Posted by on Jun 19, 2016 in All, before divorce articles, during divorce articles

Are you going round in circles in your divorce?

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When do you call it a day?

Posted by on May 23, 2016 in All, before divorce articles

When do you call it a day?

The three signs it might be time to give up: When your trust has been broken and he’s not prepared to talk about it. To rebuild trust there has to be open communication or it just won’t happen. If you can’t work on your trust, you are only left with choosing between being a doormat and accepting things as they are, or leaving. If you feel you have no life within the relationship. It might be that he’s always away for work, and your role seems to be that of cabbie, housekeeper and cook; but you never feel like a woman. When you’re living parallel lives and you’re more interested in the life...

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Many ways to divorce, which way will you choose?

Posted by on May 20, 2016 in All, before divorce articles, during divorce articles

Many ways to divorce, which way will you choose?

One of the most challenging aspects of divorce is that you have to make choices. You get to make decisions even about divorce things that you know little about and don’t understand. Your divorce lawyer, learned person that he or she is, will take instructions from you. ‘Instructions?’ I hear you say in panic, as if divorce were some IKEA flat-pack. But you, as the client, have to make the decisions. And you’ll be given conflicting advice, from your lawyer, your divorced friends, your non-divorced friends, your colleagues, your ex, your ex’s lawyer and people down the pub. Not to mention the...

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5 key steps to making changes in your life

Posted by on Feb 13, 2016 in All, before divorce articles, during divorce articles, post divorce articles

5 key steps to making changes in your life

Whenever big things happen to you it can be overwhelming and it’s difficult to know the first steps you should take as you work your way through a crisis. When you are working your way through a major change – whether it’s divorce, a midlife crisis, career change or a major redirection in your life – you need to be able to think really clearly so you can make the right decision. Of course it’s not easy to do this, especially if you’ve had an unexpected crisis and you feel as if someone has just pulled the rug from under your feet. You know that normally you are easily capable of...

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