My Kids Avoid Visitation And Are Angry During Our Times Together. How Can I Stop My Ex From Saying Bad Things About Me To Them?

When a parent can’t let go of their animosity toward their ex, it often spills over into veiled manipulations of the children they continue to share. By sharing opinions and attitudes about their ex or telling children factual information that isn’t age-appropriate, a parent may think they are “winning” against their ex spouse. However, even…

Do Divorce Grounds Matter?

Grounds matter a lot less than they used to. In recent decades, as women have achieved greater parity in the workplace, judges have simultaneously become less interested in hearing the ins and outs of marriages that failed, who was responsible, and why. Rather than applying a divorce agreement as a punitive measure against one spouse,…