Mental Health, Divorce and the Courts

Mental Health, Divorce and the Courts

Why is it you can get married in a matter of minutes yet to divorce it takes months to years? I know you probably think it’s due to the behavior of the participants — the fighting, the threatening, the need to come out on top, but I believe that’s just half of the story and there’s something more sinister afoot.

Divorcing a Narcissist – Part II

Divorcing a Narcissist – Part II

In Part I of “Divorcing A Narcissist” I describe the character traits of an individual diagnosed with Narcissistic Personality Disorder. As a reminder, these are people who have an overblown sense of importance, lack empathy and compassion, are manipulative, fantasize...
Divorcing a Narcissist, Part I

Divorcing a Narcissist, Part I

If you thought getting divorced from your typical disgruntled spouse is fraught with nail-biting, weight-loss and hair falling out, you’ve never divorced a Narcissist.

Did I Miss the Class on Getting Divorced?

Did I Miss the Class on Getting Divorced?

What I wish I knew… Most people don’t plan on getting divorced. Some may decide to get a prenuptial agreement, but again, we rarely believe it’ll be necessary.

Divorce in The Time of CO-VID 19

Divorce in The Time of CO-VID 19

If you thought your marriage was on the rocks before Co-Vid 19, by now you’re probably clinging to an iceberg in the middle of the Antarctic, no safe haven in sight. If not Co-vid, the harrowing election and cataclysmic course the country must reconcile has...
What About Those Pesky Expectations?

What About Those Pesky Expectations?

This isn’t the life I’m supposed to have,” she roared at her therapist. Calmly but sternly her therapist replied, “Yes… but this is your life.” Maggie sat there stunned, the world coming to an abrupt halt. This was the first time Maggie allowed herself the thought, “YES, this is my life… now what?!?”