Would the comfy lounge chairs and soothing smell of lattes create the kind of inviting atmosphere, where people going through the most challenges conflicts of their lives, could open up and discuss their divorce?
A wise man was once asked: What is the greatest gift a parent can give their children? His answer was, "Love your wife!" (Or husband, I will add.) As a Divorce & Parenting Coach that response had a huge impact on me. Because it teaches a vitally important lesson.
Divorce is one of the most expensive and emotional decisions an individual will ever make. In 2010 the costs of divorce nationally were estimated at $36 billion! The costs to an individual and the family are well beyond the parties involved. Divorce costs everyone.
Divorce Corp. does not provide a balanced perspective of divorce, it's incredibly one sided. Like many in the documentary, I experienced a long protracted divorce process which lasted over 7 years. However, unlike these litigants, I don't blame all of this on the lawyers.
By replacing old memories with the new, you can make the holidays special again for them. And if they do the same in their other parent's home, they can enjoy an even fuller experience of celebrating the holidays.
Simple misunderstandings often negatively effect our perceptions and opinions about things. What we overhear isn't always "truth," and what we say may not always be what we mean.
Next to the divorce itself, co-parenting is the single cause high-conflict divorcees use most to perpetuate litigious behaviors, resulting in unnecessary stress on the children, exorbitant legal fees, and a burden on an already over-extended court system.
why is it that most of those same people, facing the inevitability of divorce years later, don't also approach the divorce planning process in a similar fashion as a wedding?
Many divorcees feel depressed, anxious, guilty and angry during their divorce, and many admittedly turned to financial self-soothing to cope. Financial self-soothing is the term used to describe individuals who spend money to make themselves feel better about something.
Randall Cooper, co-founder of CDC College for Divorce Coaching in Tampa, Florida, which provides training and certification
Setting an intention about your life encourages a change at more of a core level. When done correctly, intentions have the ability to create lifelong changes as opposed to "once a year" changes that often fail after the first few weeks.