How Can I Cope with My Parent’s Divorce?

Name Withheld Throughout my life, I have repeatedly told myself that I am strong. I can get through anything. The cage around my heart is solid metal, and it would take a lot to wound my soul. This was all before I realized that the greatest heartaches happen when the people you’ve already let inside your caged heart wound you emotionally. In a way, this is what happened when my parents started the process of getting divorced. Their marriage had never been whole. Being in a home with raise...
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Is There Life After Divorce?

By Roger S. Divorce is typically devastating to spouses and any children involved. But, it is not a death sentence. Brighter days lie ahead. After my own divorce, I spent years wondering if the sun would ever shine again, but now I am happier than I have ever been. If you or your children are depressed, angry, hurt, unjustly treated, vilified, financially ruined, abandoned, disillusioned, distrustful, or just plain disappointed, know that “this too shall pass.” Few endured as a prophet who wa...
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How Do You Cope with a Parent’s Divorce?

By Aaron K. Before I was born my parents had a beautiful, exciting marriage. They were a young family with the American dream gleaming in their eyes, ready to embark on life’s journey, hand in hand together; they were prepared to face the joys of life as well as the unknown, and possibly frightening, aspects of the future. A few years before I was born, my stalwart father had experiences which brought him severe bouts of depression. Unfortunately, this wasn’t a week, a month, or even a year ...
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