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The Strength of Parenting Love

Sometimes the most meaningful factors in a situation are not obvious. In raising children the most meaningful factor is the strength and drive …

Change as a Choice

Change as a Choice

Change is a topic we can address forever because it’s always happening! And we, as humans, are usually averse to it. There is a coherence to …

Autism Awareness Month

Autism Awareness Month

The Autism Society of America started Autism Awareness Month in April 1970. The growing awareness of the many problems that autism poses for …

Be Gentle With Yourself When Life Obstacles Meet You

Be Gentle With Yourself When Life Obstacles Meet You

The most typical reactions when blocked from continuing a work or relationship path on which we are happy, are fear, hurt, and self-doubt. “How …

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Change as a Choice

Change as a Choice

Change is a topic we can address forever because it’s always happening! And we, as humans, are usually averse to it. There is a coherence to sameness that we enjoy. When it gets interrupted we fight to keep things the …

Be Gentle With Yourself When Life Obstacles Meet You

Be Gentle With Yourself When Life Obstacles Meet You

The most typical reactions when blocked from continuing a work or relationship path on which we are happy, are fear, hurt, and self-doubt. “How do I get overcome what was strong enough to stop me from continuing …

Love is Never a One-sided Affair

Love is Never a One-sided Affair

Love presents a challenge to me personally, having found a man who ticks most of the boxes on my “love list”. He is the perfect gentleman, intelligent, active, tons of friends and family, a good listener, …

Respect Your Standards in Love And Your Partner Will Too

Respect Your Standards in Love And Your Partner Will Too

Usually we don’t combine the topic of “love”and that of “standards”. Love fulfills romantic dreams, lifts our spirit and imagination, and inspires our lives. Standards are necessary definitions and limits …

Deeply Know Loving

Deeply Know Loving

There are many faces to “love.” However, we rarely speak of the kind of love that actually defines the person. How can we recognize that kind of love - the love that penetrates ones very being? The root of true …

Valentine’s Day, Time to Reflect on Your Relationships

Valentine’s Day, Time to Reflect on Your Relationships

“Relationships are like rose bushes. When you are wounded by a thorn, decide if it is worthwhile as you remember the fragrance of the rose.” Julia Scalise DN PhD Relationships are not easy. Whether they are …

Divorce

Visit to Divorce Court

Visit to Divorce Court

I’ve have the honor of working with a University of Pennsylvania graduate student. She’s been doing my marketing and has created a powerful social media appearance for her favorite divorce coach! She found herself …

Divorce Prep School

Divorce Prep School

Consider this…You want to get divorced. For every other significant transition in life, a thoughtful plan is recommended, some more extensive than others. But nothing is done without a plan. Too risky without one! …

A Heart Healthy Way to Divorce

A Heart Healthy Way to Divorce

We associate Valentine’s Day with roses, chocolate hearts and greeting cards as sweet and gooey as the candy. Love becomes that ubiquitous four-letter word heard in almost every corner of our country – all …

The Inner Life Phases of Your Divorce

The Inner Life Phases of Your Divorce

I remember feeling great relief to hear “divorce is its own special universe”, spoken by the therapist who guided and supported me through my divorce. To recognize that divorce is a powerful enough time of change …

Personal Growth through Divorce

Personal Growth through Divorce

Toughest Climb Ever! I’ve walked in those shoes. Trudged actually! Although there was a lit runway of signs highlighting impending abandonment, I felt blindsided. I gave new meaning to the phrase, “the woman is …

Maybe You Shouldn’t Divorce Your Ex’s Relatives

Maybe You Shouldn’t Divorce Your Ex’s Relatives

Holidays are hard for divorced parents – even when they’ve mediated a parenting plan they both agree on and believe is in the best interests of their children. A typical custody arrangement might mean that dad sees …

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