DIVORCE STRESS SYNDROME: DO YOU HAVE IT?

Divorce Stress Syndrome: What is it? Do you have divorce stress syndrome and not even realize it? A lot of people get  divorce stress. But not all of them have divorce stress syndrome. Apparently, this is a scientifically identified ailment. A lot of people who are going through divorce or have recently divorced, experience certain symptoms … Continue reading “DIVORCE STRESS SYNDROME: DO YOU HAVE IT?”

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Does the Family Court System & Divorce Leave Men Susceptible to Suicide?

Filed in Divorce & Health From time to time, you hear about this story of someone who commits suicide during or not too long after a divorce. Something about this process seems to rearrange the mental health of some people and they just snap. Usually it is the husband in the relationship who takes this … Continue reading “Does the Family Court System & Divorce Leave Men Susceptible to Suicide?”

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Divorce & Eating Disorders: Women in Their 40s are More Likely to Suffer Than Younger Counterparts

For some reason, women who divorce between the ages of 40-49 have a greater tendency to develop eating disorders like Anorexia, Bulimia and Binge-eating than women in other age groups. The figures for women afflicted with these conditions in middle age are pretty high and this surprised researchers who now believe that people have both … Continue reading “Divorce & Eating Disorders: Women in Their 40s are More Likely to Suffer Than Younger Counterparts”

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Divorce Therapy: When You Need Counseling to Help You Handle Getting Divorced

Divorce Therapy is available if you need it Taking care of  your emotional and psychological wellbeing during divorce is a very important undertaking. Divorce has its pre, inter, and post divorce issues that many people struggle with to varying degrees. It is okay to seek help dealing with the before, during and after challenges of … Continue reading “Divorce Therapy: When You Need Counseling to Help You Handle Getting Divorced”

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Are You Abusing Alcohol in Trying to Cope With Your Divorce?

Divorce has been known to turn a few people into raging alcoholics. Especially for us guys who need to appear tough and in control but for whom so much is out of our control during this difficult time. The consequences can go far beyond just getting pulled over for a DUI. Abusing alcohol can actually … Continue reading “Are You Abusing Alcohol in Trying to Cope With Your Divorce?”

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Tweeting About Your Divorce Can Be the Best Medicine

The conventional wisdom is that you should not use social media to discuss something so private as your divorce – that kind of indiscretion should be left to Kim Kardashian and her ilk. But what if this is the exact thing that will make you feel better and help you heal? Many people use Twitter … Continue reading “Tweeting About Your Divorce Can Be the Best Medicine”

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Divorce, Life Insurance & Estate Tax

Sometimes, as part of the divorce settlement, a party is ordered to obtain life insurance. This could be to protect a spouse who is receiving alimony payments when there are minor children involved, for example but there are other circumstances that could push a judge to order a party to obtain and maintain a life … Continue reading “Divorce, Life Insurance & Estate Tax”

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Revisiting the Divorce Diet

I was reading the New York Times today and there was this article about the Divorce Diet a topic we covered a few years back. It got me to thinking about the topic again especially since I am working on Book 2 of my series on “How To Divorce” and believe it or not, this subject is … Continue reading “Revisiting the Divorce Diet”

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On Losing Weight in Time For Your Divorce Trial

Your divorce trial is coming up. It has been months, maybe even years in the making. Your spouse has already moved on and has taken to bringing the new person to court to sit in the audience and observe/listen to the proceedings. You hate this. You hate this more than anything. But what you hate … Continue reading “On Losing Weight in Time For Your Divorce Trial”

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Divorcing? Don’t sweat. Singledom could make you happier according to new study

A recent study from the University of California at Santa Barbara suggests that being single could actually make some people happier than being in a couple. By extension, getting divorced and being by yourself – at least for a little bit – could very well be the solution to your “unhappiness.” It is not a … Continue reading “Divorcing? Don’t sweat. Singledom could make you happier according to new study”

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Will a terminally ill child Cause a Marriage to fall apart?

Having a child with a life-threatening illness can have an adverse effect on even the strongest of marriages. Some statistics put the chance of failure of a marriage with a sick child at 90 percent. It is not clear the reason for this although psychologists probably have dealt with these scenarios quite often. Having a … Continue reading “Will a terminally ill child Cause a Marriage to fall apart?”

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Studies Show that Opioid Addiction has reached Epidemic Levels. Is your Marriage affected?

There can be no denying the fact that opioid addiction is starting to ravage marriages and families in America and around the world. Are you one of those people who is affected by this epidemic? Has your marriage been destroyed because your spouse became addicted to prescription drugs such as the painkiller Oxycontin, for example. According … Continue reading “Studies Show that Opioid Addiction has reached Epidemic Levels. Is your Marriage affected?”

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Do American Churches and “Faith” Communities discriminate against divorcing people?

Do religious communities discriminate against divorced or divorcing people? It is possible there is unconscious bias. A recent panel discuss at Fordham University in New York that brought together a bunch of religious schools from various religious groups and organizations including catholicism, judaism and islam, explored this very question. The conclusion was that certainly at … Continue reading “Do American Churches and “Faith” Communities discriminate against divorcing people?”

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Divorce & the midlife crisis: Why are men more susceptible?

  Apparently, men are more likely to have a midlife crisis which is causally linked to their divorce. Why is this? Do you have a clue? The strange thing is that women are just as likely as men to suffer a midlife crisis but the likelihood that it will lead to a divorce is less … Continue reading “Divorce & the midlife crisis: Why are men more susceptible?”

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Should all recently divorced women get cardio vascular screening as a matter of routine?

Don’t judge me for quoting Fox News but they recently did this report about how studies are linking cardio vascular problems in women to their recent divorces.  You can read the article here My interpretation is that women’s hearts don’t handle heartbreak as well as men’s hearts. And even if these women remarry it seems … Continue reading “Should all recently divorced women get cardio vascular screening as a matter of routine?”

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