Keeping Your Children Out of the Icky Side of Divorce

  Here are a few bits of advice for keeping your children out of the icky side of divorce regardless of how long it has been since you separated or divorced.   1. When spending time with your child, don't speak negatively about your former spouse. 2. Do not argue with your ex in your child's presence, and especially avoid arguing when talking about the child. 3. Make sure you always arrive for visitations on time consistently so as not to offer any ammo for your ex. 4. Avoid talking Read more [...]

Divorce Source Radio Episode “It’s All About The Kids, “Stupid” – Parenting During Divorce”

              Originally aired April 24, 2012     Podcast: Play in new window | Download     How do we come up with the right parenting plan or how parenting time is shared?  In this episode of The Smart Divorce with Deborah Moskovitch, our guest Dr. Phil Stahl has insightful answers and thoughts on parenting.   Dr. Stahl is a practitioner, author, and teacher, specializing in high conflict families of divorce.  He is considered with Read more [...]

Developing a new YOU™ – Inspire me Encourage me Believe in me

  So what is your meaning to life?   What is it that inspires you to get up each and every morning?   How are you inspiring others in life?   Are you just going through the motions of life?   Why is it that others I am around are happy and I am not?   No one is calling me much these days? Inspire me..... Encourage me..... Believe in me.. Listen to internet radio with Just Breathe on BlogTalkRadio     These are tough questions in todays culture. My name is Brian Nastovski Read more [...]

The Internet, Your Ex and the Legal System

  Social media and various other mediums have now become a very acceptable form of evidence for court cases. Did you know that about 80% of attorneys use information from social networking sites as evidence in divorce cases and custody hearings? This area for fact finding has been growing at a tremendous rate for the past six years. Social media has made it much harder to keep information from your ex - they're able to find out everything you're doing. Even though, you think you have "hidden" Read more [...]

42 Seconds of Happiness | Chapter Eleven | Alis III

  42 Seconds of Happiness | Chapter Eleven | Alis III Warning some episodes have strong language!       Published on Nov 24, 2012 WritersImprovStudio From "we are totally happy" to "I don't know how happy I am" it takes less than three minutes. Seeing Felice so happily pregnant, makes Alis realize that she does not love Tomas as she said she does. She would never want to have another child with him - a shocking realization. 4 couples. 6 friends. 5 affairs. 1 intruder. Read more [...]

The Story Begins Mamma Bear Plus 6

          It has been a year and it is still difficult to share this story with anyone outside my small circle of close friends & family. I will be very discriminating on details, not sure there will ever be an acceptable amount of time between then and the present that will make me want to dig up and share those deep ugly mental images. It is not something that I thought I would ever want to talk about or share with anyone, but it is amazing what can be accomplished Read more [...]

Splitting Matrimonial Assets is One Thing, Splitting the Business is Another

      If you ran a business with your ex, splitting the house and matrimonial assets is one thing, splitting the business is quite another. Even the most straightforward of businesses will be complicated enough to divide and it may be prudent to speak to an accountant in the very early stages to assess where you are and how they best recommend the hammer to fall. Once this has been established, the solicitors will have to draw up agreements to reflect your decisions but of course, Read more [...]

Set Aside Your Immediate Stresses

If you are in the thick of it all right now with no immediate end in sight, forget solutions, try temporarily uplifting alternatives instead.   Set Aside Your Immediate Stresses for a bit. Plan a rib-tickling night out with friends to watch a comedic play or a toe-tapping musical at a local theatre. If you’re feeling like travelling up to The Big Smoke, catch some professional stand-up at a Comedy Store or something similar. Setting aside your immediate stresses, even if only for a little Read more [...]

Be the Bigger Person in the Room

      Immediately after the Big Red Button has been pushed (by you or them) try hard not to engage in any unnecessary emotionally loaded banter with newly titled ex, if your goal is to discuss important details. Be the Bigger Person in the Room. To be honest, it’s likely to be so highly charged, you are unlikely to get a great deal sensibly debated or organized. It’s unfortunate when intricate, relationship-laced conversations descend into a verbal brawl, as they are generally Read more [...]

Cheating & It’s Impact

  Infidelity is one of the worst things that you can ever do to your partner – so why do so many actually commit such a crime? In our previous article we spoke about what infidelity actually is. Today, we want to concentrate on what the biggest reasons are for each gender. What are the most common excuses given for cheating? Also, what kind of impact can it have on a divorce proceeding and beyond? If you have previously been involved in cheating in the past, whether you were the one cheating Read more [...]