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Stonewalling 101: What Is It and How Do We Deal With It? 

Stonewalling is one of the most common sources of disconnection in marriages. It interferes with a major pillar of relationships: communication. Stonewalling occurs when one partner refuses to engage in an interaction, shutting down or closing themselves off completely from a conversation. In order to keep these lines of communication open in the relationship, a

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Five Tips for Solo Cooking, Post-Divorce

Five Tips for Solo-Cooking, Post-Divorce  Just about everything from your lifestyle to your living situation changes after the ink dries on your divorce papers. But, one, seemingly overlooked aspect of life post-divorce is the cooking situation.  Whether you cooked every day or had a meal waiting for you on the table, cooking for yourself can be

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Our Number One Piece of Advice for Victims of Narcissistic Abuse

Our Number One Piece of Advice for Victims of Narcissistic Abuse On average a victim of narcissistic abuse will attempt to leave the relationship 7 times prior to being successful. This is because the cycle of abuse leaves victims feeling confused yet often hopeful for change.  Therefore, the single best thing a victim of narcissistic

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Do I Qualify for Alimony?

Do I qualify for alimony? There are many factors to consider when determining whether someone is entitled to alimony following their divorce. The general principle is that alimony is based on the need of one spouse,  and the ability to pay by another. The Florida Statutes sets out 10 factors that help determine the amount of

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What’s okay to tell your kids about divorce?

What’s okay to tell your kids about divorce? Researchers and experts say it is important to tell your kids about your plan to divorce, but perhaps not right away. Although many articles discourage parents from discussing divorce with their children, inevitably the child will ask about their parents’ divorce. At some point, they will deserve

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