Grey divorce: Why are more baby boomers ending their marriages when they get older?

Whether you call them “silver splitters” or “diamond divorcees,” more and more baby boomers are getting divorced when you’d expect them to settle into retirement together. Researchers have documented sharp increases in “grey divorce” rates among boomers in the U.S., Australia, India and the U.K.....

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10 Essentials of Co-Parenting After a Divorce

If you have been through or are currently facing a divorce, by this point you know the difficulty that comes with the process. However, the unpleasant aspects don’t just disappear once a divorce is finalized. For those with children,...

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Grey divorce: Why are more baby boomers ending their marriages when they get older?

Whether you call them “silver splitters” or “diamond divorcees,” more and more baby boomers are getting divorced when you’d expect them to settle into retirement together. Researchers have documented sharp increases in “grey divorce” rates among boomers in the U.S., Australia, India and the U.K.....

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4 Main Challenges Of A Grey Divorce

Grey divorce is a new demographic trend, and it is rather concerning that this trend has accelerated in the 21st century.  In the 1990s, only 1 in 10 people over age 50 were divorced. Currently, 1 in 4 people are going...

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10 Essentials of Co-Parenting After a Divorce

If you have been through or are currently facing a divorce, by this point you know the difficulty that comes with the process. However, the unpleasant aspects don’t just disappear once a divorce is finalized. For those with children,...

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Will I Lose My Alimony If I Go Back to Work?

With the dramatic cost of childcare in the U.S. (estimated to be $11,666 per year) and our country’s less-than-stellar family-friendly labor laws, it’s understandable that 26% of women aren’t in the workforce. However, that decision could hurt women dramatically when...

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Narcissistic Rage: This Is What Happens When You ‘Discard’ An Abusive Narcissist First

Many books, articles and online platforms for abuse survivors often focus on what happens when a narcissistic abuser ‘devalues’ and ‘discards’ their victims.  Yet what happens when survivors are lucky enough to identify the abuse that is occurring to them and with...

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Grey Divorce: Its Reasons & Its Implications

Grey divorce refers to a demographic trend that has witnessed an increase in the split or separation of older couples who have been married for a long time. Grey divorcees are also called “silver or diamond splitters,” and the...

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Blending Your Families? You’d Better Come Up With A Plan!

“I’ve been invited to their house for Memorial Day! I need to know; how do I do this?  How did you do this?” It is May 2009 and I am sitting in Marciano’s Café at Fred Segal in Los Angeles with...

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Relational Abuse: From Subtle to Violent – Overt, covert, or just bad behavior — it needs to stop.

There are many types of abuse in relationships, and sometimes it's actually difficult to know if your partner is being abusive or just behaving badly. One covert type of abuse is emotional, like passive-aggressive behavior. This is when a person acts...

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