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Finding Light During Dark Times

Finding Light During Dark Times

Most people encounter some hard times during their lives, such as loss of a job, relationship rejection, divorce, health concerns, a threatening diagnosis, loss of a loved one, chronic or disabling medical condition, severe injury, financial [...]

Can Divorced Parents Sustain a Parenting Union?

Can Divorced Parents Sustain a Parenting Union?

When a relationship ends the sorrow of the rejected individual is sometimes described as “unbearable”. Very often both partners experience a multitude of complex emotions that leave them pained and befuddled. Does this parting inevitably create [...]

Protect Your Children’s Rights During and After Your Divorce

Protect Your Children’s Rights During and After Your Divorce

The divorce of one’s parents is difficult and emotionally distressing for children of all ages. A subsequent remarriage of either parent creates an additional adjustment.  A father’s remarriage to a younger woman may be particularly stressful [...]

Recovering After a Relationship Breakup

Recovering After a Relationship Breakup

The pain that abandoned lovers experience when their desired relationship terminates is a profoundly distressing emotional experience. Whether the relationship was long or short, a marriage or dating, being rejected by one’s beloved is devastating. Individuals [...]

Married to Single

Married to Single

Transitioning from married to single Most people are aware of the physical, emotional, social, financial and survival benefits afforded committed partners. Being married facilitates one’s physical, emotional and psychological wellbeing. Thus, those who find themselves volitionally, [...]

Why did you leave

Why did you leave

Being rejected by a desired partner is one of the more painful emotional experiences. Whether it is a spouse, a dating partner, a friend, or even an employer, being no longer wanted or needed is profoundly [...]

Coping with being alienated from your child

Coping with being alienated from your child

Dealing with a divorce is traumatic enough. Having to contend with being alienated from your child is torturous. Judith Wallerstein and Joan Kelly first recognized the phenomenon of a child’s rejection of a parent by resisting [...]

How To deal with grief when a partner leaves

How To deal with grief when a partner leaves

Individuals who have been left by a partner often describe severe emotional and physical pain. Learning to cope with this grief is a daunting, but doable task. Grief is the emotional and physiological reaction to an [...]