Saturday Cents: Life After Divorce – What You Need to Do Now

Now, more than ever, you need to make sure that your finances are on the right track. You will then be able to put the past behind you and set in place the building blocks that can be the...

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Making the Decision to End Your Marriage – How to know when divorce is the right move

If you're thinking about ending your marriage, you're likely facing one of the most difficult decisions of your adult life. Many partners struggle for a very long time before making a firm choice about whether to stay or go....

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The Danger of Manipulative Love-Bombing in a Relationship

Spot the warning signs of love bombing early and recover faster with these tips.... "Lisa," a 30-year-old patient, came to see me regarding a tumultuous relationship: Two years prior, she had met the perfect man, "Jake." This was a guy...

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7 Ways Narcissists Manipulate Relationships

“Some people try to be tall by cutting off the heads of others” — Paramhansa Yogananda “It’s not easy being superior to everyone I know.” ― Anonymous The Mayo Clinic research group defines narcissistic personality disorder as “a mental disorder in which people have an inflated sense...

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How to Identify Financial Abuse in a Relationship

When you think of domestic abuse, most likely the first thing that comes to mind is verbal abuse and physical assault. But research shows that financial abuse occurs just as frequently in unhealthy relationships as other forms of abuse. In fact, a...

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8 Places to Look for Hidden Assets During Divorce

When couples divorce, mistrust abounds. One of the first things people think of when their spouse asks them for divorce is, he must have been stashing away money. You know more about your financial situation than any stranger could, so...

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Tactics of Highly Manipulative People

Psychological manipulation can be defined as the exercise of undue influence through mental distortion and emotional exploitation, with the intention to seize power, control, benefits, and privileges at the victim’s expense. In our highly competitive and often self-centered society,...

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Family Focus – Tips to having a successful co-parenting experience

Every family is unique. In fact, traditional households are becoming more and more uncommon. Navigating a blended family comes with challenges. Polly and John Wierzbicki have two boys, Elliot and Phineas, ages 3 and 2, respectively. John also has two...

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Helping Others Creates Happiness, Health, and Prosperity

Give your abundant life a hearty boost this fall—find a giving opportunity! Shelve books for the library, work the community health fair, bake cupcakes for the nursing home’s monthly birthday party. Choose a way to give back that pleases you—and...

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10 Signs of a Healthy, Effective Co-Parenting Relationship

It takes a lot of work for two parents to get to the point where they can say their co-parenting relationship is actually going really well. For most families, there is much room for improvement. Rather than focusing on...

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