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Anger: How to tame our temper?

 We have all been there. The rising tension, the increase in heart rate, the feeling that we could explode – yes, we have all been angry. We have also probably been told that controlling our anger is ‘good’. And yet, more and more, people are recognizing that they are angry too often and that their… Read More

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Is ‘Happy Ever After’ just a Hollywood Dream?

Valentine’s Day can be very special. Temptingly chocolates, fragrant flowers, a delicious breakfast in bed, can all give you that wonderful inner glow that comes from knowing that you are very special to your partner. But once the comforting afterglow has faded, and ‘real life’ rudely interrupts again, sometimes it can seem as though your… Read More

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Are you ready for divorce?

Divorce is a massive decision to make in anyone’s life. You need to carefully evaluate if you are ready to take that step. Watch this video to evaluate your state of mind to ensure that this big decision is definitely for you. If not – get counselling to work through your issues first! I answer… Read More

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Divorce and the economy: some surprising figures

Many people believe that hard times, such as the current recession, can put even the strongest marriage under strain, so you might expect marriages to break down more readily. However, a recent article in the Daily Mail reveals some surprising statistics. A study in the US shows that between 2008 and 2009 the divorce rate… Read More

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Does divorce mediation work?

For those of you who are sceptical of divorce mediation, check out this cool graphic below. It’s a good indication that if you are evaluating divorce mediation, this gives you some good tips to follow… Source: TopCounselingSchools.org Till next time! Lots of hugs  

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You are 30% more likely to divorce THIS FRIDAY!

How incredibly sad? There is actually a D DAY where family law firms and lawyers see a SPIKE in people enquiring about divorce and that day is the first day back to work after new years, i.e. Friday 3 January 2014. More than any other day, there is a 30% spike in enquiries on this… Read More

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New Year, New You: Don’t be like bacon-loving man. Create a Healing goal to move on!

So you ate your body weight in mince pies, turkey,chocolates and drank enough mulled wine to pickle yourself. Now what? Now it’s time to dust yourself off and begin to think about 2014 and the NEW YOU you want to bring into being. It’s an opportunity to become clean, fresh, new and shiny bright. It’s… Read More

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Flying off the handle ladies? We have just the thing for you this Xmas…

Christmas cards sent? Check. All the presents bought? Check. School nativity attended? Check. Congratulations. Now you only have to wrap and deliver all your presents, do the food shopping, finish putting up the decorations and cook a perfect meal for 12 people on Christmas Day. Is it any wonder that occasionally things don’t go to… Read More

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The Top 10 Reasons Parents Get Divorced

A guest blog from our friends over at www.nanny.net… Very few people get married with the intention of getting divorced. The U.S. Census Bureau and research think tanks such as the Barna Group have revealed some sobering statistics and findings on the subject, though. Overall, the divorce rate is almost at 50%. The news on… Read More

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Signs your partner might be cheating on you…

We all like to think it could never happen to us, but sadly, straying partners are becoming ever more common. So what are some of the tell-tale signs that your partner is cheating on you? Here are some common points I have drawn up after evaluating 78 divorces (which ended due to cheating) in the… Read More