How Does Divorce Mediation Work?
Facing a divorce is confusing. You are approaching an unfamiliar process. Have your heard about divorce mediation? Here is my summary of the divorce mediation process. I work with both husband and wife together. You don’t need to be on the same page regarding the resolution of your divorce matters. You do need to be in agreement…Read More
TED TED TALK—PARENT CONFLICT WORSE THAN DIVORCE
When I sit across from a couple who is embarking on the divorce process I ask them about their greatest concerns. The vast majority of divorcing couples fortunately say, our children. Tamara D. Afifi, currently a professor at the University of Iowa, presented a TED talk on the impact of parental conflict on children. (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cKcNyfXbQzQ)…Read More
Same Sex Marriage & Divorce
As most if not all of the population of the United States is aware, the landmark June 26, 2015 US Supreme Court decision in, Obergefell v. Hodges, legalized same sex marriage. The court held that, The Fourteenth Amendment requires a State to license a marriage between two people of the same sex and to recognize…Read More
Which Wolf Will You Feed?
Over the weekend I saw a movie that contained a fabulous parable. According to my research it is an old Cherokee fable. “One evening an old Cherokee told his grandson about a battle that goes on inside people. He said, “My son, the battle is between two wolves inside us all. “One is Evil –…Read More
Back to Blogging
We have redesigned the new hope divorce mediation website and in the spirit of renewal I am recommitting to writing blog posts on a more regular basis. I thought I’d begin with the most common concern that potential clients relate to me when they first call to inquire about mediation. “I’ve never been through this…Read More