It's hard to know how to tell your kids you're getting divorced.

How To Tell Your Kids You’re Getting Divorced

By Dr. Karen Finn / July 10, 2015

Wondering how to tell your kids you’re getting divorced? Here are the 5 keys you need to know to do it right.

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Family that was torn apart by gray divorce.

Gray Divorce’s Unexpected Challenge? Your Adult Kids

By Dr. Karen Finn / July 1, 2015

Think that waiting to divorce until your kids are adults will make it easier on them? You might want to rethink that. They’re still going to hurt.

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Child stuck in the middle as mom and dad sit back to back showing brutal signs that they hate each other more than they love their kids

8 Brutal Signs You Hate Your Ex MORE Than You Love Your Kids

By Dr. Karen Finn / May 15, 2015

All is fair in love and war? Not when your kids become casualties! Divorce changes everything — especially your feelings about your ex. Far from the love you felt on your wedding day, now you probably feel something closer to frustration, anger, or even downright hate. Hostile feelings during divorce are common but we all…

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3 Bullsh*t Ways WOMEN Bully Men After Divorce – P.S. Your Kids Notice

By Dr. Karen Finn / May 13, 2015

You’re not fooling anyone, ladies. And your kids notice it, too! When we think of couples going through “an ugly divorce,” people often assume that if one side is being an emotional bully, it’s the man. We instantly imagine it’s the poor, beleaguered ex-wife who is left to struggle under his oppression and vicious attacks—emotionally,…

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How To Effectively Co-Parent With A Bully During Divorce

By Dr. Karen Finn / April 3, 2015

Being a co-parent is tough. It is even worse when your ex is a bully. Do these 3 things to make sure you are being a proactive parent instead of a push-over.

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Want A Happy Blended Family? 5 Rules Stepparents MUST Follow

By Dr. Karen Finn / January 20, 2015

Love and respect is earned from a child, not demanded. If you’re thinking of marrying someone with kids, or if you’ve got kids and you’re getting married, your kids are going to gain a stepparent. Blended families are challenging and cause stress on your marriage. However, here are five rules for being a stepparent that…

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4 Ways to Give Kids of Divorce The Gift of a Guilt-Free Holiday

By Dr. Karen Finn / November 21, 2014

Why you need to put YOUR issues aside and let your kids be kids! For way too many children of divorce, the holidays aren’t very merry at all. Instead, of being a season of fun and magic, it becomes a season filled with confusion, guilt and worry. Kids of divorce experience confusion because they have…

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Getting Divorced? Why You May Still Need A Family Therapist

By Dr. Karen Finn / February 24, 2014

Think you can only call in a family therapist to piece back together your relationship? Think again. When you got married, you created a family — a family of two. Over the years your family may have expanded to include a goldfish, a dog or cat, and kids. What if you you decide to get divorced?…

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Parenting advice for co-parenting after a divorce with father and young son excitedly watching a soccer game while at home one the couch.

3 Priceless (Yet Practical!) Tips For Co-Parenting After Divorce

By Dr. Karen Finn / January 27, 2014

Here’s some parenting advice for whatever stage of separation or divorce you’re in. Raising kids is a huge job made even trickier when dealing with separation and divorce. Although there are no easy answers, here is my best parenting advice for rising to the challenge. This may seem like an odd question, but how many…

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Dating After Divorce? Consider Blended Families

By Dr. Karen Finn / December 16, 2013

Bonus children, FTW! When it comes to dating for re-singled (a.k.a. divorced) parents, odds are that the people you’re dating will have kids of their own, too. Thoughts of entering into a serious relationship or even remarriage gives many re-singled parents cause for pause if not outright alarm because we’ve all heard the stories about…

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Boy and girl playing with green train on Christmas morning in front of Christmas Tree, What I Wish All Kids Of Divorced Parents Thought About The Holidays

What I Wish All Kids Of Divorced Parents Thought About The Holidays

By Dr. Karen Finn / December 9, 2013

Divorce and the holidays can make things pretty miserable for kids. Here’s how to help your kids of divorce have happier holidays even if they aren’t with you.

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How YOUR Anger Affects Your Children During Divorce

By Dr. Karen Finn / June 24, 2013

Kids are sponges. They absorb everything you say and even what you don’t. Discover how your divorce anger could lead to parental alienation.

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