A DIY Divorce that works for YOU

A DIY Divorce that works for YOU

Are you loooking for a DIY Divorce solution that works for YOU? It’s a bit of a messy world out there, and divorce is no exception. There are ever increasing choices as to how to go about things and those choices can be overwhelming. If you are going through a relationship breakdown, once you’ve made[…]

Love and Hate Two sides of the same coin

Love and Hate: two sides of the same coin

When a couple separates, it is impossible to separate the love from the hate. You cannot simply turn off the long held affection for someone like switching off a tap. So there will be times when you ‘love to hate’ your ex and in the same breath ‘hate to love’. So what can be done?[…]

Understanding divorce part 5 - two year separation with consent

Understanding Divorce Part 5: 2 years’ separation – with consent

In this, the 5rd part of our series on understanding divorce we are discussing each of the 5 acceptable facts upon which a petitioner for a divorce may rely when asking a judge to consider whether or not their marriage has broken down irretrievably. If you are unclear on what this means precisely, please see[…]

It takes two to marry, but only one to separate

It takes two to marry, but only one to separate

It takes two to marry, but only one to separate. Relationship counsellors call it a split agenda and see it all the time. One member of a couple is desperate to end things, while the other is equally desperate to work on the marriage. Making it even more difficult for the partner who is finished[…]

Is sticking together like glue really the right thing to do

Is sticking together like glue, really the right thing to do?

Is a family sticking together like glue really the right thing to do? We’ve all heard it. “We’re staying together for the sake of the children”. I certainly know that I’ve been hearing this kind of idea for as long as I can remember. But is this age-old wisdom really thing right thing to be[…]

Telling the children about your separation

Telling the children about your separation

Telling the children about your separation is an event few people feel prepared for. Whilst there are no absolutes about the “correct” way of managing this very painful experience, there are certainly some helpful do’s and don’ts we can offer here: Do’s – Wherever possible Do try and tell your children while you are together[…]