Wellness & Divorce

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Post-Divorce Matters: How to Make Your Resume Stand Out After Being Out of the Workforce for Some Time

Looking to rejoin the workforce after a long hiatus? It can be intimidating, especially for recently divorced people, to apply for new jobs after you’ve been a stay-at-home …

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Text Messages and Divorce: Lessons From Former Alabama Governor Robert Bentley

Depending on your settings, notifications for text messages or iMessages can pop up even on a locked cell phone. This means, for example, that if you leave your phone …

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Pets and Divorce in Connecticut: Family Members or Things?

I was in law school when I discovered that, in the eyes of the law at least, animals are property. Our legal tradition is binary in that there are two primary approaches …

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Groundhog Day and Divorce: Do’s and Don’ts

Groundhog Day is a bigger deal in my family than it is most — that is to say if it any kind of deal at all in most. My Dad was born on February 2, so checking in on Punxsutawney Phil …

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What To Do When Divorce Is Your (Or Your Spouse’s) New Year’s Resolution

“Sam” found out about his wife’s decision to divorce on New Year’s Eve. “She said she wanted to talk, and I assumed we were going to resolve together to lose our post-Thanksgiving weight.

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What Carrie Fisher and Paul Simon Teach Us About Divorce

Over here at Freed Marcroft we have been struggling with the untimely passing of Carrie Fisher. Fisher held a special place in the hearts of so many girls of the 1980s …

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Thinking About Divorce? Take These 4 Steps to Prepare Yourself

If you are considering divorce, there are a lot of important decisions that you have to make. One of the most important is getting yourself properly prepared …

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Christmas, Divorce, Mediation, and Gratitude: Lessons From A Former Client

As is often the case, Joan and Rob weren’t on exactly the same page when they came to us.  (By the way, names have been changed to protect the privacy of the wonderful.)

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Turning Back the Clocks and Divorce

Subtitle: “Why Do We Hate Light?” I woke this morning to an iPhone that read “4:30 am,” and was mildly annoyed until I realized it was “really” 5:30 am …

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The Long Game and Divorce

My dad Larry is a great golfer.  My grandparents, uncles, and aunts are great golfers. My family even holds all celebrations — from retirement parties to baby showers to after funerals — at golf courses.

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