Category: Divorce

The 5 Stages of a Relationship Coming to an End

July 24, 2017

The end of an intimate relationship is generally a painful process in which you and/or your partner must accept that you will no longer be together. In some cases, it’s a great relief that things are drawing to a close, particularly if one partner [...]

How to Have a Good Divorce: Try Interest-Based Negotiation

July 24, 2017

Discussing interests, rather than clinging to positions, leads to success. I met family law attorney Janice Green at her rambling house in a leafy hollow in Austin, Texas. We were talking in her book-filled study, when a storm suddenly broke [...]

Should We Wait for Our Kids to Graduate Before We Divorce?

July 24, 2017

Is there one “best” age to divorce? No. How you handle it is what counts. A reader recently wrote to me because she’s concerned that she has waited “too long” to divorce. Her two children are 10 and 13, and she’s been unhappy for a [...]

Surviving divorce after 50

July 02, 2017

Surviving divorce after 50 Calling it quits after 50? If you’re going through a divorce later in life you’re not alone — it’s actually a growing trend, leading researchers to coin the phase “Gray Divorce.” The divorce rate among [...]