September 25, 2017
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My husband of 28 years told me he no longer wished to be married to me.  It’s not “you” it’s “me” were his exact words. To say I was blindsided would be an understatement.  I keep replaying his words in my mind and I just can’t make sense of it all. We were happy –…

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September 18, 2017
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Whether you ended the relationship, or your partner ended it against your desire or it was mutual, doesn’t matter when it comes to healing and moving forward with growth. What can often go missing during these times is to consider the fact that the purpose of relationships are to help you grow to evolve into…

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September 13, 2017
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A sure way to make a separation painful and bitter is to have a court battle. True, there are some hard cases that need to be decided by a judge. But many don’t, especially in today’s environment where there are numerous options for out of court dispute resolution processes, including collaborative practice and mediation. These…

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August 31, 2017
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Lawyers are lawyers. Sounds obvious doesn’t it? However, family lawyers (and mediators) routinely deal with legal matters that take place in emotionally charged and/or financially complex situations. They are highly skilled professionals. But it would be unreasonable to expect your legal professional to know and take care of every possible issue that comes up in…

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August 25, 2017
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I have never read so many quotes as when I was going through my divorce, it seemed as though whatever quote that crossed my path was speaking directly to me, and it was just the one I needed to hear at that exact moment. My best friends, Facebook and Instagram, must have all been able…

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August 09, 2017
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Lots of people seek out the services of a therapist/counsellor when they are at a point in their relationship when they feel it is time to move on. Typically people come in to see me when they are at the end of their relationship rope and are seeking the services of a therapist to see…

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July 24, 2017
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After trolling in a FB group, dedicated to those getting divorced and then how to co-parent, I now feel I too must share all the negative traits of my daughter’s father, along with why and when he pisses me off as we co-parent, and what really lead to the dissolution of our common law marriage….

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