Coping with the Aftermath of Infidelity
Research (Atkins, Baucom & Jacobson, 2001) indicates that there are multiple factors leading to infidelity. Two prominent factors are relationship satisfaction and opportunity for attention, which is responsible for people engaging in extra-marital affairs. Find out how you can deal with this painful event.
Voice of a Child from a Broken Home
A couples decision to separate or divorce can have an impact on the children. This is a true experience of a young child from a broken home.
Challenges of Single Parenting
Parenting, under the best of circumstances can be challenging. When you are a single parent the challenges are multifold and it takes a bit of juggling to find the right balance.
Easing Your Child's Separation Anxiety When Going Back to Work
When you leave your baby with someone else, he may scream, cry and cling on to you, throw tantrums or refuse to go to others. It can be a stressful and unsettling time for you as well as your child. Understanding what your child is going through and having a few coping strategies can help you deal with this in a healthy way and get through it.
Divorce and its Impact on Children
Divorce and separation have become a common occurence today. But the psychological toll that it takes on children grappling with the aftermath continues to be immense and distressing. Research indicates that children do well when they have regular routines, a stable family and parents who are a cohesive team. None of which are likely when the family breaks up.
First Day of School
Time flew by and none of us realized how fast they had grown up. We stand there wondering what it will be like, for them and for us. Will they refuse? Will there be unbearable cries and pleas to be taken back home? Or worse, will they walk on and not look back? The first day of school breeds anxiety, and tensions rise high as both parents and child wonder what is going to happen next.
Life After Divorce
Divorce is something that you thought happens to other people, something that you have privately in your heart thought ‘will never happen to me', because in some magical way YOU will be able to solve whatever is wrong in your marriage. But perhaps after a very difficult time in the marriage, and even worse time during the divorce, you have become something that you never thought you would be...a divorcee.
Living and Working Away from Home
Taking up a new job in a new city you are setting yourself up for a lot of changes - living on your own, managing your finances, exploring opportunities, being adventurous, establishing a routine for yourself. While quite exciting and a great learning experience the cumulative effect of having to adjust to all these new things all at the same time, can be quite overwhelming as well.