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Blog Posts in August, 2011

  • 8 Books That Could Save Your Marriage

    || 25-Aug-2011

    This week I’m highlighting a list of 8 books that have changed how we as a society talk about marriage. The books in this list are written by authors who attempt to unravel the mystery of what love really is, and how to make it last. Let me know if you have read any of these books, and what your thoughts are about them!
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  • Salesmanship: The Most Underrated Skill in a Split?

    || 19-Aug-2011

    You’ve heard me talk before about how the traditional, confrontational approach to divorce does not work, and is often harmful to families, especially children. This is no secret, obviously, as indicated by the many, many horror stories we hear about nasty divorce settlements every day. This is a very insightful article on collaborative divorce that I wanted to share with you this week. It ...
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  • How to Talk to Your Children About Dating After Divorce

    || 12-Aug-2011

    Talking to your kids about your dating life after divorce can be an excruciating task. Awkward, embarrassing, and uncomfortable are some of the words people use to describe these conversations. In this article, Jennifer Mattern gives a fresh perspective on how she handles dating after divorce and what works for her family. In the end, she marvels about how much more her young girls teach her, than ...
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  • What it Takes to Keep Your Marriage Healthy

    || 8-Aug-2011

    This week I’m highlighting an article by Lisa Oz, Dr. Mehmet Oz’s wife. She is the author of Us: Transforming Ourselves and the Relationships That Matter Most, and in this brief article talks about her viewpoint on 3 important things you can do to keep your marriage healthy. They all revolve around strategies to stay connected with your partner. Here is a sneak peek at her 3 ...
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  • The 7 Year Itch is Real

    || 5-Aug-2011

    It’s interesting to me that people are marrying now at an older age, divorce rates have risen over the years, but the theory of the 7 year itch remains steadfast. Census data released earlier this year shows that for divorced couples, the median time from marriage to separation is about 7 years. Marriage experts think that the accumulated stress of having children, work and family pressures, ...
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