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Transform Your Post-Divorce Self in 5 Minutes a Day

September 27th, 2017 by Marta J. Papa

  1. Exercise self-care.Whether you’ve been neglecting your health or appearance, it’s time to set aside part of your day for you. For those of you who swear you don’t have even five minutes to spare, I assure you five minutes is all it takes to make a difference in your life. With five minutes you can meditate, do a few sit-ups in your living room,

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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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Divorced and Ready to Mingle? Here’s What You Should Know.

August 29th, 2017 by Marta J. Papa

There are many variables in post-divorce dating and it is different for everyone. Some people are ready to move on right away while others require time to heal. Here are some signs to look for if you’re wondering if you’re ready to enter the dating world.

  1. You feel good about yourself. You’re regaining confidence and feeling comfortable in your own skin
  2. You’re thinking less about the past and more about the present.

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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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JANUARY’S FOCUS: DISCONTINUING A MARRIAGE

January 10th, 2017 by Marta J. Papa

FIVE WAYS TO GET DIVORCED

PART 2:  THE INITIAL STEPS

Once you have decided with certainty that a divorce is in your best interest, I recommend three imperative initial steps:

  1. Back off from social media
  2. Begin to document, document, document
  3. Consult with an attorney

The first step is essential!

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DECEMBER’S FOCUS: DO YOU REALLY WANT A DIVORCE?

January 3rd, 2017 by Marta J. Papa

REMEMBER, IT’S THE HOLIDAY SEASON!

Part 8: Maybe It’s Not a Marital Problem…Maybe It’s a Holiday Problem

I have spent the month of December focusing upon the not-so-uncommon malaise of the Holiday False Alarm Syndrome, which predictably rears its ugly head each year in many households. And–not unlike Shakespeare’s Richard the III’s complaint of “now is the winter of our discontent”–many couples feel like war-weary veterans,

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