The end of a marriage is considered to be one of the most stressful life events a person can experience. In fact, one stress scale puts divorce second only to a spouse's death when it comes to inducing stress.
You knew that your ex was always going to be in your life since the two of you have children. However, you thought they'd be easier to tolerate when you didn't have to be around them all the time. Unfortunately, they're just as infuriating as ever -- maybe more so since you have less control over how they parent your kids.
Parents who are divorcing typically are thankful that their children have each other to turn to for support. They may hope that petty sibling squabbles will be set aside and their kids will become even closer amidst their parents' break-up.
If you've moved out of your family home following your separation or divorce -- particularly if you've downsized considerably -- you may be concerned that your living accommodations will impact your custody rights. However, you don't have to live in a mansion with massive TVs in every room to be able to provide a good home for your children whenever they're with you.
It's been 14 years since former New York Giant Michael Strahan divorced his wife Jean Muggli Strahan. However, the relationship between the two appears to still be acrimonious.
If you're a parent, this is prime cold and flu season for your kids. Even if they've managed to escape getting sick, it's probably only a matter of time until they catch something that's going around the school or daycare center.
If you're starting off 2020 by filing for divorce, you're certainly not alone. January has even been nicknamed "divorce month" by family law attorneys who see an increase in new clients when they return to the office after the holidays.
The acrimonious and expensive divorce of former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani and his wife Judith has been making headlines for more than a year. It seemed like the two would never be able to agree on how to divide their wealth. However, according to Mrs. Giuliani's attorney, they finally have done so.
As kids grow up, it's only natural that they want more freedom and responsibility. This can include the ability to stay home alone, go to and from school, the library or store on their own, have their own cellphone or use kitchen appliances like the oven without adult supervision. As kids get into their teen years, they'll continue to test their boundaries.
If you're in a custody battle with a co-parent who's seeking primary or sole custody of your children, you may not be thinking or acting rationally. You may be consumed by anger that your fitness as a parent is being challenged.