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From a young age, I showed signs of OCD, which were exacerbated by my parents separating when I was seven.

Children and Divorce: How Experiences Shape Who We Are

From a young age, I showed signs of OCD, which were exacerbated by my parents separating when I was seven. I was caught in the middle.

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Restoring love is more important than resolving conflict when attempting to save a marriage.

Tips For Restoring Love In A Failing Marriage

Restoring love is more important than resolving conflict when attempting to save a marriage. Conflict is easily resolved if there is a foundation of love.

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According to Dr. Banschick, “a Malignant Divorce is instigated when one party simply wants to win at all costs.”

What Is A Malignant Divorce And How To Respond If It Happens To You

Dr. Mark Banschick has coined the phrase “Malignant Divorce” to better describe what happens during a high conflict divorce.

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Single Mom stuck in the middle: It’s normal for things to come to a standstill after divorce. It’s normal to feel stuck.

To The Single Mom Stuck In The Middle

Single Mom stuck in the middle: It’s normal for things to come to a standstill after divorce. It’s normal to feel stuck.

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This reappearing act has been coined “Submarining."

Submarining? No Thanks, I’d Rather Be Ghosted!

Submarining can occur weeks, months or even years after the initial ghosting has taken place.

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Visitation exchanges need not be police matters or events that create patterns of family dysfunction in the children we love.

What Should A Custody Exchange Look Like? 10 Ways To More Peace

What should a custody exchange look like and how do co-parents manage to keep them peaceful and productive?

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Perfect Family Envy: Letting Go & Learning To Love What You Have

I’ve been that single mom perusing my friend’s pages on social media as their catalog-like family portraits, holiday photos, and tales of family bliss fill my newsfeed. I, too, have experienced “perfect family envy.”

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How I Became Thankful For A Divorce I Didn't Want

Some people think divorce is the most horrible thing that could happen to a person.

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