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Considering Divorce? Three Things to Consider

September 22nd, 2017 by Marta J. Papa

Imagine how your life will change for better and for worse. Work out in your mind what some of the logistics might be when you and your spouse begin to live apart. Things like where might you live, who will take the kids to school and help with homework. If you’re mentally prepared for these changes, the transition can be much more manageable.

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Co-Parenting with a Narcissist

September 12th, 2017 by Marta J. Papa

Establish boundaries

And stick to your guns! You can still be courteous and make your limits known (and enforce them!) Narcissists don’t like other people creating boundaries for them but it’s necessary to show your children that they can deal with them just like anyone else. Be patient, hold your ground, and know that you’re setting an example for your kids.

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Tips to Help You Recover from Divorce

August 25th, 2017 by Marta J. Papa

Some people’s experience of divorce is freeing, but for many it can bring devastation. It takes a lot of strength to pick up the pieces and the thought of starting over can feel daunting. Here are some tips taken from 3 Tips to Help You Recover from Divorce by Dalila Jusic-LaBerge that can help you begin the healing process.

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Tips for a Post-Divorce Vacation

August 17th, 2017 by Marta J. Papa

Communication is key. Don’t set yourself up for conflict. Let your ex know your plans and discuss the basics before you leave for your trip. Provide them with an itinerary. If you’re traveling with your kids, make sure you talk to your ex about when and how they’d like to be contacted while you’re away. Do they expect nightly phone calls or selfies from that awesome museum exhibit?

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5 Back to School Tips for Divorced Parents

August 15th, 2017 by Marta J. Papa

The stress parents feel when school rolls around is often amplified when those parents are divorced. Who’s filling out the school forms? Who’s in charge of the big back to school Target run? Who’s in charge of the calendar? It’s enough to keep you up at night. We’ve compiled a list of the 5 best things to do to make the back-to-school transition easier.

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MARCH’S FOCUS: LGBTQ RIGHTS ISSUES IN MISSOURI

March 1st, 2017 by Marta J. Papa

PART ONE – I spent January focusing upon the five types of divorce and the distinctions among them. Whatever divorce scenario couples find themselves in, the benefit of legal counsel often becomes a necessity. Any reputable attorney will have the client’s best interest foremost in mind. For most couples, that means finding the legal assistance they require for the most cost efficient and time effective method of divorce necessary.

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