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Separation or divorce: How do you know if your marriage is over?

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Separation or divorce is one of the most difficult decisions you may ever have to face. You might reach a decision gradually, over time or perhaps it comes about quite quickly and unexpectedly. You could be considering separation or divorce while in the midst of repairing any discord in your marriage, or you could one day firmly reach a conclusion that your marriage is over.

Often your decision will come about when the pain of staying in the same unhappy relationship outweighs the fear and anxiety of entering unchartered territory.

Five points to consider when contemplating separation and divorce

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Parenting from a distance

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Young people packing boxesYou’ve survived parenting through the teen years and now it’s supposed to get easier, right?!   Well, not so fast! Parenting children entering adulthood is a brand new period for both parents and children…with new challenges and new celebrations for the whole family. Parenting young adults often involves parenting from a distance whether leaving the nest means travelling around the world or around the block!

Parenting from a distance can be a welcome change   (I can have “me time” in my own home, finally!) and anxiety-provoking (I’ve called my daughter two days in a row and no answer –what’s going on with her?!). Parents experience both the relief and apprehension that comes when adult children leave home and …

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The relationship between stress and unhealthy eating habits

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The relationship between stress and unhealthy eating habitsI had a really bad day! Where are those potato chips anyways?

I can’t believe the day I’ve had…I’m going to have a piece of that cake in the fridge, because after a day like today, I deserve it!

You mean there are no more cookies left?! I can’t believe it after the day I’ve had! Do you know how badly I am craving one of those cookies right now?!!!

Do any of the above sound familiar to you? If you said “yes”, you are not the only one.  All of the above statements are examples of what you might be saying to yourself or someone else during periods in your day to day life where you have experienced or …

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Separation and divorce: How do you know if your marriage is over?

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Separation or divorce is one of the most difficult decisions you may ever have to face. You might reach a decision gradually, over time or perhaps it comes about quite quickly and unexpectedly. You could be considering separation or divorce while in the midst of repairing any discord in your marriage, or you could one day firmly reach a conclusion that your marriage is over.

Often your decision will come about when the pain of staying in the same unhappy relationship outweighs the fear and anxiety of entering unchartered territory.

Five points to consider when contemplating separation and divorce

  • What are the problems impacting the marriage that you find most challenging to address or resolve?
  • What have you and your
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