Why divorce feels traumatic and what you can do about it

Written by Monica Borschel, PhD and Christopher Meyer, Family Law PractitionerDivorce carries a lot of grief with it. There is a possible loss of time with your children, your partner, parts of your identity, and your possessions. On top of the grief, there can be some trauma. The trauma can be ...

Aug 1

Categories: Abuse / Abuse Survivor Issues, Complex PTSD, Divorce / Divorce ...

Written By:
Dr Monica Borschel

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My Child is Resisting Me As A Parent. What Can I Do?

Children resist their parents for many reasons. Sometimes they might feel like they need to protect the other parent; they are overly stressed, rebellious, feel abandoned, or ashamed. Sometimes one parent will actively work to turn the child against the other parent.When a child’s separation ...

Jul 26

Categories: Abuse / Abuse Survivor Issues, Blended Family Issues, Child and/or ...

Written By:
Dr Monica Borschel

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Navigating the highs and lows of solo fatherhood

Written by Monica Borschel, PhD and family law attorney Angelo C. Banks, JDBeing a single dad can be fulfilling, exhausting, and lonely. There might be times when you are so tired you don’t think that you can carry on. You might feel guilty when you want to do something for yourself. You ...

Jul 11

Categories: Divorce / Divorce Adjustment, Emotional Intelligence, Men's Issues, ...

Written By:
Dr Monica Borschel

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Reasons why you shouldn’t be offended by a prenup

Written by Monica Borschel, PhD and Deveney Wells-GibsonA prenuptial agreement before marriage can make someone feel secure or insecure. Understandably so. Prenuptial Agreements are still taboo, with most believing that Prenups are only for protection against divorce. Many believe that if one ...

Jul 9

Categories: Attachment Issues, Couple Counseling, Marital Counseling, Pre-Marital ...

Written By:
Dr Monica Borschel

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Is Low Sexual Desire Real?

Do you and your spouse have difficulties having sex? Are you guys having fights or conflicts because you keep saying that you don't have the same libido? Are you the self-described low desire person in your relationship? Have you been doing research on low desiring and wondering how to fix it? ...

Jul 7

Categories: Couple Counseling, Ending a relationship issues, Family Problems, ...

Written By:
Tammy M. Fontana, MS NCC CTRT Sex Therapist USA

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5 Ways to Inspire Your Partner to Join You in Attending Couples ...

Challenges in relationships are inevitable. When both partners are willing to face the challenges hand-in-hand and act together to find win-win solutions, the majority of problems can be managed.But many times couples lack the needed skills and tools to work through even solvable issues in their ...

Jul 6

Categories: Couple Counseling, Marital Counseling, Pre-Marital Counseling, ...

Written By:
Counsellor Shivani Misri Sadhoo

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Ways Getting Cheated in a Relationship changes A Person

When you have been cheated on by your partner, you surely feel broken, lost and so many other emotions including humiliation. Cheating also transforms us as a person and it generally, is a permanent change. Have you been cheated on? Read this to confirm if these changes were experienced by you too ...

Jul 6

Categories: Couple Counseling, Ending a relationship issues, Marital Counseling, ...

Written By:
Counsellor Shivani Misri Sadhoo

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How to Deal with Emotional Neglect in a Marriage?

Emotional neglect happens when the emotional needs of an individual are disregarded or are not valued in a relationship. For the one on the receiving end of the neglect, it could be traumatizing and could harm their psyche. Sadly, emotional neglect in marriage is mostly swept under the rug, simply ...

Jul 6

Categories: Couple Counseling, Ending a relationship issues, Marital Counseling, ...

Written By:
Counsellor Shivani Misri Sadhoo

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What is the ‘Sleep Divorce’ Trend in India?

When we think of divorce, we often imagine two individuals separating from each other and going their separate ways. But have you ever heard of a sleep divorce? It is a relatively new concept that has been making the rounds lately. To put it simply, sleep divorce is when couples choose to sleep in ...

Jul 6

Categories: Couple Counseling, Marital Counseling, Pre-Marital Counseling, ...

Written By:
Counsellor Shivani Misri Sadhoo

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LGBT Relationship Advice – Tips for Keeping Your Love Strong

Fantasizing about the perfect relationship is quite simple. Maintaining a successful relationship? Not that easy. Maintaining a successful gay or lesbian relationship? That comes with its own unique set of challenges and triumphs. All relationships take dedication and hard work (mixed in with ...

Jun 23

Categories: Couple Counseling, LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Transgender) ...

Written By:
Counsellor Shivani Misri Sadhoo

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Things You Should Not Expect from Your Spouse in an Arranged Marriage

Opting for an arranged marriage? Taking the decision to marry someone is never easy. And more so when you are opting for an arranged marriage, things are not quite predictable. When you marry a person, you are in love with, you at least know that person albeit to some extent, and even the family in ...

Jun 23

Categories: Couple Counseling, Marital Counseling, Pre-Marital Counseling, ...

Written By:
Counsellor Shivani Misri Sadhoo

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5 Tips to Find the Right Therapist

We often judge others based on their looks. But did you know that physical appearance reflects inner happiness? It mirrors our mental state and can be an indicator of our overall well-being. Studies have shown that when we feel good inside, we look radiant and attractive on the outside. This is why ...

Jun 23

Categories: Couple Counseling, Marital Counseling, Pre-Marital Counseling, ...

Written By:
Counsellor Shivani Misri Sadhoo

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The Collateral Damage of Parental Alienation

Written by Monica Borschel, Ph.D. and Charles Kronzek, Michigan Trial AttorneyParental alienation is the deliberate or accidental turning of your children against the other parent. Deliberate alienation is badmouthing the other parent, family, ethnicity, culture, or religion. Part of the alienation ...

Jun 6

Categories: Abuse / Abuse Survivor Issues, Adjusting to Change / Life ...

Written By:
Dr Monica Borschel

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Are You or Your Ex-Spouse Considering Relocating with Your Children ...

Written by Monica Borschel and Lisa Demonte Cervone

Jun 6

Categories: Child and/or Adolescent Issues, Divorce / Divorce Adjustment, ...

Written By:
Dr Monica Borschel

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Relationships Series - Your Best Adversary

I wrote previously about the importance of conflict in a healthy, intimate, adult relationship. Today I would like to offer some thoughts on the importance of our ...

May 30

Categories: Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance, Marital Counseling, ...

Written By:
Dr Oberdan Marianetti

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