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How to AVOID Separation and be HAPPY

How to AVOID Separation and be HAPPY

How to Stay Happily Married... It is unfortunate every time we hear another friend or even a family member going through a separation of divorce. We meet, fall in love, marry and start our happy life together. Over the years something seems to happen resulting in the...

3 SURVIVAL Tips for Valentine’s Day, when you are Separated!

3 SURVIVAL Tips for Valentine’s Day, when you are Separated!

LOVE Bites... After the Christmas retail rush, we have Valentine’s Day people! The chocolates, the teddy bears, the lingerie! Argh! The constant reminders of the day when all you are trying to do just after you may have separated, is get through each day as a single...

Separation Finances : 6 Tips to get you on TOP!

Separation Finances : 6 Tips to get you on TOP!

The NEW plan! One of the hardest parts of separating is that it wasn’t the original plan.  It wasn’t even the backup plan.  In fact, you might find yourself looking quite unexpectedly at a future that is significantly different to the one you had in mind.  Separations...

Separation: Should I STAY? Should i GO?

Separation: Should I STAY? Should i GO?

The Cross road.. Should I stay in my relationship? Or Should I leave? So many of us struggle to answer this question. It is a daunting question and one that often feels like there is not a clear or easy answer. Let's look at what you should consider before making a...

10 Tried & Tested Tips for Christmas POST Separation!

10 Tried & Tested Tips for Christmas POST Separation!

Christmas Discussions: Christmas or any holidays post separation can be excruciating, especially when it is FRESH! Some have it lucky and may breeze through it however most may agree with me, that it is EMOTIONAL. The first Christmas Post-Separation was excruciating!...

3 SEXY Tips to get your MOJO back Post-Separation

3 SEXY Tips to get your MOJO back Post-Separation

Say WHAT!? OK, so during such a potentially HORRID time your MOJO maybe the LAST thing on your mind but perhaps understanding that your MOJO is part of YOU may help put more focus on the topic? YOU need to be OK, before other things fall into place (least that is my...

How to TAME emotions with your Ex in Separation

How to TAME emotions with your Ex in Separation

"The Separation Vortex" Anyone who has been through a separation or divorce knows that the emotional ride that it takes you on can be like no other! The time period just after Separation can be the most trying, sorting out the emotional reality of the demise of your...

5 Essential Self Care Rituals for the Single Parent

5 Essential Self Care Rituals for the Single Parent

How do i make time? Being a single parent is not only a constant juggling act but an art that can sometimes take years to get the balance right. In my experience, the most important lesson is that: "You can only give your best to others if you are in touch with the...

5 Tips Men NEED to know about Separation

5 Tips Men NEED to know about Separation

Tips for survival and how to “get it right” There is little doubt that divorce is one of the most devastating events a man can endure in his lifetime. Many men have described the experience as similar to a sudden death in the family. If you are in this situation, you...

6 Tips for navigating a child’s emotions in Separation

6 Tips for navigating a child’s emotions in Separation

Separation EMOTIONS: Emotions are tricky things…….sometimes even adults can’t handle emotions!! Annoyed, happy, angry, frustrated, hurt, sad, scared, excited, nervous…….so many different feelings. So many situations, and we all respond differently. Children gain...

7 ways a divorce coach can help during separation

7 ways a divorce coach can help during separation

WHO are they? What do they do? If you have no idea what a divorce coach is – you aren’t alone.  Divorce coaching as a profession is still relatively new across the world and even newer to Australia. So how can working with a divorce coach help you? Here are 7 ways a...

3 Tips for Self-Representing in Court during Separation

3 Tips for Self-Representing in Court during Separation

What are they?! Having worked with clients who self-represent for over 10 years, there are three things that will stand out and be imperative to get right before you head down the road of self-representing.  This may sound daunting and overwhelming because it is new,...

3 Areas to combat Loneliness in Separation

3 Areas to combat Loneliness in Separation

The disconnect I am no expert in “connection” however when I was going through separation I found it very challenging and draining at times to “connect” with the people around me. Let me explain. During the early days of separation, the days after my Mr Ex and I had...

Mediation: 4 Tips during Separation

Mediation: 4 Tips during Separation

How is Mediation used in Separation? You may be devastated and quite possibly inconsolable over the break down of your relationship.  This was not what you planned. ‘Marriage vows aren’t ‘until divorce do we part’! Despite this, separation does not mean your world is...

Things Children want to tell you during Separation

Things Children want to tell you during Separation

A "little" voice: During separation, children are sometimes the forgotten participants of what is a major event in their lives. Most of us adults during separation, go through at least a small time period where we become almost teenage like in our conflicts with our...

Separation: A Father’s Perspective

Separation: A Father’s Perspective

Insight: The hardest thing about being a separated father, is being able to get on with your life whilst not seeing your kids as much…or at all. The breakup can mean many things to men and the challenges can vary. For some, it’s a representation of where everything...

TOP Tips for Fathers day when Separated!?

TOP Tips for Fathers day when Separated!?

Re-Calibration... Fathers Day separated? Not many men have children with a partner thinking that they will have to live a life separated from their children due to separation or divorce. Sadly this is a rising situation for many families. The re-calibration to reality...

How to protect “YOU” during separation..

How to protect “YOU” during separation..

What's Involved? Going through a separation is tough. Going through a separation that is not amicable is even tougher! Emotions are running high and on top of dealing with the grief from the end of a relationship there are so many other things going on- lawyers,...

Dating : After Separation!?

Dating : After Separation!?

How soon is too soon? The fear to date when you may have freshly separated is REAL! The early days maybe spent crying over what should have been or how life may have changed, or maybe you are totally ready?!  Navigating through all the logistical crap of separation,...

How to Co-Parent during Separation

How to Co-Parent during Separation

  Being a grown up is harder... When you have to co-parent with your ex and try and be an adult about situations, it is some times easier said than done! However sometimes being the "better" person helps, especially when your kids are going through such a difficult...

Imagine a DIVORCE Hotel !?!?

Imagine a DIVORCE Hotel !?!?

Yes! A divorce HOTEL!? The concept is fresh and almost madness! But then maybe it will work...or at least it's worth a try to potentially eliminate the exorbitant court costs. However, there may be some benefit. Essentially, the idea behind it lays in collaboration in...

How to support Kids during SEPARATION

How to support Kids during SEPARATION

A mothers perspective: as much as possible...Whilst it maybe hard to maintain regular routines with your pre-separation life where two people were available to share the logistics, for my kids: keeping the routine really helped! eg. Same after school activities,...

Approaches to Shared Care in Separation

Approaches to Shared Care in Separation

  Tried and Tested Coming to an agreement with your ex for a co-parenting approach can be an emotional exercise. The selected approach can be based on: the new relationship of both parents, the ages of the children, location of a school, location of each parent, what...

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