What’s the point of having a co-operative parenting relationship with your ex? And how can you co-parent successfully after divorce? Did you know that kids whose divorced parents have a cooperative relationship: Feel secure Benefit from the consistency Better understand problem solving Have a healthy example to follow Are mentally and emotionally healthier than kids […]
Going through separation and divorce can wreak havoc on your health. Sleep, eating processes and stress all play a factor in weight gain or loss. As a result, emotional, mental and physical ailments may crop up. Today I want to address a few questions that can help you transport yourself safely, and healthily through this […]
The most important aspect of any intimate relationship is trust. When you’ve agreed to be exclusive, intimate partners, there are assumptions that govern that relationship. Two of the most common assumptions are that you won’t have sex with other people, and you won’t be emotionally intimate–giving and receiving emotional support and comfort—with other people the […]
Divorce is a huge life transition. It can be difficult to envision what your life will be like without your ex once the divorce is finalized. What are your goals, hopes and dreams for the future? How can you make them happen? A vision board is a great way to transform your dreams into reality. […]
Can you be best friends with your ex-spouse? That’s not a question I’ve been asked before. Most people I know who are divorced, including my clients, are ready to put the past behind them and want a fresh start. Best friends with your ex spouse? The short answer: Not usually. There are exceptions. It depends […]
Shulamit Ber Levtov gives some helpful advice about how to help kids deal with their emotions and stress after Divorce.
Divorce is disruptive to every part of life. It is emotionall, physically and financially draining and it is not uncommon for a person to come out the other side of the process unsure of how to move forward. It can be a challenge to find your footing again after divorce. But it is possible. Abandon […]
Are you separating or divorcing and confused by what you’re feeling? Do you wonder what’s the matter with you? There’s actually nothing wrong with you. What you’re feeling are the natural reactions to stressful events. You might feel pissed off, confused, worn out, afraid, sad, depressed, hopeless, guilty, frustrated… the list might be endless. These are all understandable and reasonable […]
Over the past few years there has been a rise in divorces worldwide for people in their later years. Called “grey divorce” researchers have documented a sharp increase in the divorce rates for aging baby boomers in the U.S., Australia, India and the U.K. Although Statistics Canada does not record current data on age-based divorce […]
Clean Break hosts Daren Givoque and Tina Murray talk with counselor and registered social worker Shulamit Ber levtov about how to guide children through the emotionally-charged divorce process.