Traumatic relationships are a cause for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). You may have had an amicable break up and sailed through your divorce just fine. Not everyone gets through relationships unscathed. One man had three traumatic relationships after a toxic marriage. His
Fear can be paralysing. In divorce. One can be hesitant to take a step in any direction. Afraid whatever move made will be wrong. One is stuck in status quo and wants to stay in the same place. Movement is perceived as
Starting to date after divorce can be challenging – how much to share and when. While it is important to connect with your date, giving too much information too quickly is off-putting. Just the opposite effect than what is intended. Get to
You may have travelled as a couple while married and are hesitant to go across the country or continent on your own during or after divorce. There are scary stories on the news and internet about tourists being robbed or killed. Perhaps
You may be in the divorce process or moving on into the dating scene. There are guidelines for what is appropriate to text and what is not. What can seem fine to you can be a deal breaker for the recipient. Do
Divorce brings changes which could be finding a different job or needing to acquire a new set of friends. Small talk is the vehicle to establishing connections with others in one’s post-divorce world. It can be challenging to make small talk. Individuals
Going on dates can be intimidating for the introvert. It is easier to stay at home and watch romantic films than go meet potential dating partners. Fear can stop people. Fear of getting tongue tied or sounding stupid can keep individuals from
It can be a challenge splitting shared time between co-parents post-divorce. This intensifies during the holiday season, with making sure both parents get to have celebrations with their children. Parents may need outside help in drawing up a fair schedule or thinking
Retroactive jealousy can lead to divorce. This can be a red flag that something in the relationship is wrong. It also can indicate that a partner has control issues or has their own problem of handling jealousy. Retroactive jalousie also happens post-divorce
Here are tips for parents, and divorce professionals to help keep divorce out of the schools. Children bringing their parents’ divorce drama into the classroom is disrupting. It wastes teaching time and can cause other students to lose focus on their lessons.
Going on holiday with my young children was simple. Viewing wildlife was exciting, whether watching squirrels in a city park or orang-utans at the Singapore Zoo. They were not picky about where we travelled. A holiday with twenty-somethings can require more planning.
Children need support when a parent is bitter and vindictive post-divorce. The mum or dad may have a personality disorder and are incapable of parenting in a nurturing way. When a difficult parent takes centre stage and the youngsters treated as bit