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3 Keys For Success As A Divorced Dad

[ad_1] The biggest fear that many fathers have going into the divorce process is that splitting apart the family will reduce the role they play in their kids’ lives. Children of divorce face plenty of challenges, and it can be crippling if one parent ends up alienated out of their lives. In many cases, these fears are warranted. Due to unfair and outdated gender stereotypes, fathers have historically gotten the short end of the stick when it comes to child custody decisions. That is why it is critical, as soon as you realize you are headed toward divorce, to get in touch with...

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Feeling Whole Again After a Divorce

[ad_1] The emotional weight placed on your shoulders as you go through the divorce experience cannot be understated. It can feel like an aspect of yourself that you loved and relied on is no longer there, forcing you to acknowledge what is missing. Much of the focus is placed on the financial ramifications of a divorce, and rightfully so. Divorce is an expensive experience that can cause financial loss for years to come. However, many fail to understand what it means to no longer have the person you vowed to be with for the rest of your life there. The process of...

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How Cognitive Biases Can Drive You Into Bankruptcy

[ad_1] Are you familiar with the term cognitive bias? A cognitive bias represents an error in reasoning or decision making when you disregard accurate information in favor of your subjective preferences and beliefs. In other words, you exhibit a cognitive bias when you “go with your gut” rather than more objective information. Taken to an extreme, cognitive biases can lead you into bankruptcy, or can prompt bad choices when you are in bankruptcy. Here are some examples. Have You Fallen Victim to the Sunk Cost Fallacy? One cognitive bias I see frequently in my bankruptcy practice is the sunk cost fallacy. It usually takes...

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Study Examines Stability, Change in Divorce Ideation

[ad_1] When you decide to pursue a divorce, it is a decision that is deeply personal for you and for your soon-to-be ex-spouse. It marks a major change in your life, and it is not a decision made lightly. It is a decision that can be made based on your individual wants and needs failing to be met, forcing you to exit an unhappy and dysfunctional relationship, in pursuit of a better future. It also can be made based on the actions of others. Because of how personal the decision is, it can often be difficult to survey national trends regarding what...

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Can My Ex Track Me During My Parenting Time?

[ad_1] Question: My ex-wife is trying to use a tracking device during my parenting time with our son. She has not previously brought up that I have done anything illegal or tried to remove him from our home state or refused any contact with her. I feel like this kind of monitoring is not only unnecessary, but also unhealthy. Our son has had a difficult time adjusting to our divorce and this seems to send the message that I cannot be trusted. I just want him to be able to adapt to our new family dynamic as smoothly as possible. What legal grounds...

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Men’s Divorce Editor Speaks on Domestic Violence, Divorce, and Child Custody

[ad_1] Men’s Divorce Online Editor Dan Pearce was a guest columnist at Daytime Confidential, discussing the ins and outs of a current storyline airing right now on CBS’ “The Young and the Restless.” The storyline revolves around issues regarding domestic violence, divorce, and child custody. The character of J.T. Hellstrom (played by Thad Luckinbill) came back to the show, announcing that his wife, Mackenzie Browning (played by Kelly Kruger) and he were in the divorce process. He proceeded to rekindle a romance with his ex-wife, Victoria Newman (played by Amelia Heinle), whom he shares a son, Reed (played by Tristan Lake Leabu),...

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The Risks Children Of Divorce Face [Infographic]

[ad_1] Children of divorce often struggle coping with all the change that their parents’ breakup causes. If they are exposed to any disagreements between their parents, they face additional risk factors and the adjustment is even more daunting. Although it is not a good idea to stay in a broken marriage solely for the kids’ sake, it is important for you to understand how difficult this transition is for a child whose brain still is developing. How your divorce goes can impact your child’s life for years to come. The good news is that you are not powerless in this process. Although...

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Focusing On Yourself During the Divorce Experience

[ad_1] Even before the divorce process has begun, your internal dialogue reflects the negative experiences you may be having. Any type of spats you may be having with your spouse can create a variety of voices that reflect the negativity in your household. These voices can whisper anything from “You’re messing this all up” to “You don’t deserve to be treated this way,” and while they may share sentiments that vary depending on the person and the situation, the insecurity that they incite can decimate your self-esteem, shifting your focus away from you and your own well-being. Struggling at home You may feel...

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How To Tell Your Children You’re Getting Divorced

[ad_1] One of the main reasons unhappy couples put off the decision to divorce is that they are worried about the effect their breakup will have on their kids. However, if your marriage is truly broken, then children are no reason to stay together. Your kids would be much better off seeing your and your wife handling the divorce process like mature adults and cooperating to effectively co-parent than they would be witnessing the two of you bickering because you are stuck in an unhappy relationship. Telling your children about your plans to divorce may be the toughest conversation you ever have....

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Study Examines the Influence of Parental Divorce, Separation on School Readiness

[ad_1] As a parent, you tell your children that they have one job: school. You tell them to study, do their homework, and do their best in school. You tell them to make sure to pay attention and to always try theirbest. This type of task can be difficult when you and your spouse are going through marital woes, in the process of a divorce, or have just completed the divorce process. Your children may be coming to grips with the idea that their parents are no longer living under the same roof and no longer are together. This can make them...

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