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BEING ALONE / FEELING IT

The Analysis: Getting divorced is a lonely endeavor.  In the midst of the emotional upheaval and the reshuffling of your life, the impact may not be felt immediately, but it will hit, and hit hard.  Who is there to catch you? Do you have the emotional fortitude to withstand each push? The Recommendation: First, attend…
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WEIGHING ADVICE

The Analysis:       Decisions need to be made and strategy considered. Do you go it alone?  Who do you turn to for help?   You will find that many lend you a sympathetic ear for awhile, some stay for the long haul, many will give opinions without all the facts, and some will give advice which…
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MANAGING ON YOUR OWN

The Analysis: In some marriages, management of the marital finances, investment, budgeting and bookkeeping were primarily assumed by one spouse.  If so, then sudden transfer of these additional responsibilities to the other may either seem like more you can bear, or a welcome return of control.   You may also find that 100% management of childrens’ schedules,…
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THE ROLE OF EXTRAMARITAL AFFAIRS

The Analysis: Whether it’s yours or your spouses, extramarital affairs throw a marriage into another realm.   The excitement and illicitness of your affair is a contrast to the disappointment of your marriage.  Escape from it gives you promise and optimism; a seamless transition from the bad to the wonderful.   The discovery of your spouse's affair…
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