Topics from Divorce Magazine Newsletters
APRIL 2012 NEWSLETTER
This month’s e-newsletter focuses on when to tell your children about a divorce; on how friends, family and community contribute to a healthy marriage; on making decisions about separation; on the merits of divorce mediation; and on tax traps to avoid during a divorce.
- How and When to Tell Your Children about a Divorce: Dos and don’ts on talking to children about separation and divorce.
- How Friends and Family Help Good Marriages: Good marriages enhance life, and good friends strengthen good marriages.
- Separation as a Time for Making Decisions: People have certain goals and seek various opportunities in times of separation.
- When Spouses Benefit by Mediating a Divorce: How couples use Alternative Dispute Resolution with a spirit of cooperation.
- Tax Missteps During Divorce: Avoid retirement, attorney fee, alimony, credit, refund, and capital gain and loss miscalculations.
MARCH 2012 NEWSLETTER
This month’s e-newsletter focuses on deciding whether to divorce, on how divorce affects more than you and your children, on understanding your children’s preferences during a separation, on essentials to keep your marriage happy, and on avoiding negative emotions after a divorce.
- Factors to Consider when Contemplating a Divorce: No one can decide for you if a divorce is the right option.
- Trusting and Taking Sides after Divorce: Dealing with friends, family and your ex in the aftermath of a divorce.
- Children’s Preferences and Their Best Interests: When children want shared parenting.
- Key Factors to a Happy, Healthy Marriage: Fun, dates, time together and alone, and healthy living are habits to remember.
- Converting Negative Energy to Positive Spirit: Recreating yourself after a divorce through humble, continuous goals.
FEBRUARY 2012 NEWSLETTER
This month’s e-newsletter focuses on how children of different ages deal with divorce, how divorcees recover psychologically, how to plan for a divorce settlement agreement, how to avoid parental alienation, and why sex with your ex should be avoided.
- Supporting Children during Divorce Proceedings: How babies, toddlers, youth and teens deal differently with separation.
- Recovering Psychologically from Marital Dissolution: Trusting attorneys, counselors and accountants with your well-being.
- Fair and Equitable Divorce Settlements: The need to gather information and engage in financial planning before a divorce.
- Parental Alienation Syndrome: Tools for handling parental alienation and anger in the courtroom.
- Four Reasons to Avoid Sex with Your Ex: Why rekindling a sexual relationship with your ex isn’t such a good idea.
JANUARY 2012 NEWSLETTER
This month’s e-newsletter focuses on child support options, knowing when a marriage operates on a win-win model, rebounding financially from a divorce, shared parenting, and the warning signs of abuse in a marriage.
- How Child Support is Paid: Each method of paying child support has advantages and disadvantages.
- Divorce versus the Unhappy Marriage: Is your marriage operating with a win-win or a win-lose model?
- Financial Recovery after Divorce: Take care of your financial matters so you may rebound from your divorce.
- Parenting after Separation: Shared parenting can produce happier children and more satisfied parents.
- Signs of an Abusive Relationship: Look at your current relationship and see if these signs are present.
DECEMBER 2011 NEWSLETTER
This month’s e-newsletter focuses on preparing yourself for trial before entering the divorce courtroom, understanding the difference between sole custody and joint custody, managing fear and risk after a divorce, seeing how children cope with divorce, and considering the sometimes-possible option of a collaborative divorce.
- Misconceptions about Divorce Court: Divorce proceedings require strength, so don’t let misconceptions sap your energy.
- Sole Custody or Joint Custody: How a child custody finding affects visitation schedules and child support payments.
- Learning to Embrace Change: Change after a divorce can cause fear and pain, but so can resisting change.
- Children and Divorce: Letters from children to judges reveal how they really feel about divorce.
- When Collaborative Divorce Is an Option: Sometimes parties can agree to avoid litigation and negotiate a divorce.
NOVEMBER 2011 NEWSLETTER
This month’s e-newsletter focuses on trends such as the Internet that affect divorces, the role of separation in a divorce or reconciliation, stories shared by divorced women and men, and the psychological dangers of a victim mentality after a divorce.
- The Internet and Divorce: A Canadian judge explains how computers and the Internet are affecting marriage and divorce.
- Three Reasons for Separation: Enhancing marriage, gaining perspective, and preparing for divorce.
- Stories Shared by Divorced Women and Men: Finding peace of mind for yourself and your children.
- The Problem with Seeing Yourself as a Victim: Ten steps for taking responsibility and moving forward emotionally.
OCTOBER 2011 NEWSLETTER
- Modern U.S. Marriage and Divorce Trends: Judge Lynn Toler shares her experiences.
- Divorce and Artwork: Expressing the emotions.
- Negotiating Your Financial Settlement: Seven important factors to remember in every divorce agreement.
- Weight Gain after Marriage and Divorce: Women tend to gain after marriage and men usually gain after divorce.
- Angry and Alientated Parents Aren’t Good Parents: Don’t hurt your children’s self esteem by criticizing their parent.