I just witnessed the failure of a collaborative divorce case for the first time. It is disheartening. They will now be going to court with their own lawyer.
A Season of Discontent Discontent is hard to live with. Discontent with life. Discontent with partner. Discontent with work. If you are one who is in such a season,
Three Tools for Change When it is time to “uplevel” I recognize that I need a lot of support—a team if you will. My team is one of my
The Holidays and Struggling Relationships I recently heard that two weeks before Christmas is when most relationships break up. At the same time I learned that the 2-week-before Christmas
Coaching Your Structured Separation I was at a book signing for my Beyond Divorce book recently and a woman came up to me afterward to make a confession. “I’ve
Relationship Skills I Wish I’d Had We typically learn a lot about ourselves, and others, when we divorce. Things that went right, things that went wrong. Things we would
The question recently came back to me in the blunt ending of a budding friendship I had hoped would develop.
I'm surprised at how often I am asked that, actually. I'm doubly surprised when I hear it after watching people go through tremendous pain at the hand of that Ex (or so their perception is) in divorce class.
I learn so much just by observing the world that is around me at any given moment. It's all one big metaphor.
We humans have a whole team of parts, voices, possible ways of being available to us.