Back in the Game

Back in the Game: Why the Relationship After Your Divorce Will Be Better

Getting back in the game after a divorce can be incredibly challenging for people who’re filled with self-doubt. Divorce has a way of crushing your self-esteem, and the idea of getting into a new relationship can be nerve-wracking.

That being said, some experts believe that relationships after a divorce are usually a lot better than earlier ones.

Let’s look at some of the reasons for this:

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How Do You Live With Someone Who Always Thinks They’re Right

How Do You Live With Someone Who Always Thinks They’re Right?

Most adults can accept when they’re wrong and are willing to make changes that help them become better people, but there are also those who can’t take criticism at all.

When you try to get them to see your side, they manipulate the situation to make you seem wrong (even though you’re not and you know it!).

People who always have to be right are incredibly challenging to live with. You’ll find yourself walking on eggshells around them. They’ll test your patience, cause you immense frustration, and you’ll soon resort to keeping things to yourself instead of attempting to talk to them.

All of these issues are a breeding ground for problems in any relationship.

So how do you live with someone who always thinks they’re right?

Before we get to that, you first need to understand why people behave this way.

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What Does the Family Mediation Process Entail

What Does the Family Mediation Process Entail?

The purpose of family mediation is to resolve any issues that families are facing during a divorce.

While divorce attorneys handle the legal side of things, family mediators are more concerned about the emotional well-being of the parents, and more importantly, the kids.

Children experience tremendous emotional turmoil during a divorce. They feel like their family is being ripped apart, they’re worried about the impact the divorce will have on their relationship with their parents, and they often blame themselves for the separation.

Children experience shock and struggle with uncertainty, helplessness, and anger in the wake of a divorce. Their inability to process and understand the situation causes them to either act out or withdraw from the family.

A family mediator serves as a counselor for the entire family.

Here’s what the family mediation process entails:

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Negotiating Boundaries and Asking for Personal Space While Sheltering-in-Place

Most of us can’t remember the last time we spent this much time at home, with very little interaction with the outside world. For a lot of families and households, this also means spending a lot of time around each other, given that colleges and schools are out, workplaces are shut down or operations are remote, and social lives are pretty stagnant.

When you’re sheltering in place at home, and share your space with friends, family, roommates, or even your partner, it’s easy to get flustered and frustrated. The lack of privacy and space can feel stifling, especially if you’re not used to being around each other for prolonged periods.

Here’s how you can negotiate your boundaries and ask for personal space without being rude or hurting those around you:

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Common Intimacy Issues ft

Common Intimacy Issues

Intimacy involves physical and emotioanl interaction in a relationship. While this may be easier for many, some might struggle uncomfortably.

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Separating Work and Home While You Work From Home

Working from home can come as a welcome break for many of us who live and work in fast-moving big cities and metropolitans. It’s a disruption from the long commuting to and from work, endless traffic, and balancing work and home life during your busy schedule.

However, it’s also easy to get overwhelmed when you’re a few weeks—or months. Whether you’re working from home temporarily, due to the COVID-19 outbreak, or working from home regularly, these tips and tricks will help you a lot. Learn to effectively manage stress and separate your work and home life in the following ways:

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Common Red Flags That You Shouldn’t Ignore

Common Red Flags That You Shouldn’t Ignore

A new—or even long-term—relationship can hold a lot of value for most of us. When you’re starry-eyed and smitten, freshly bitten by the lovebug. Your partner is the most beautiful, selfless, loving person you know, and they sweep you off your feet with grand gestures and romantic good morning texts.

The honeymoon phase is an all too real part of many relationships, especially when they’re starting out. Sometimes, however, the grandeur is only covering up the rot inside.

Each of us has different reasons for being in a relationship, apart from the emotional or sexual aspect of it. Sometimes, we cling on from sheer loneliness, other times because we’re too afraid to leave. We end up ignoring some major red flags as a result of that. Let’s talk about some of the most common red flags we often ignore.

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