If you are a recently divorced father, you may be approaching the holiday season with a mix of anticipation and apprehension. Of course, this time of year can be magical for children and spending time with them should be filled with laughter and fun. But you may also...

In his seminal self-help book, “How to Win Friends and Influence People,” Dale Carnegie wrote, “By fighting you never get enough, but by yielding you get more than you expected.” This is very wise advice. Carnegie, a very successful...

The digital world has become so ubiquitous that we rarely give a second thought to typing a few words and hitting “Send.” Texting, email, and social media are deeply embedded parts of many people’s lives. And while the ability to communicate with...

If you are a military spouse who is about to get divorced, you likely are wondering how the process will unfold. In a previous post, we covered various aspects of a spouse’s rights to a service member’s retirement pay. And if you qualify to receive...

Relationships are often complicated and even painful. And an act of betrayal by someone you were intimate with can be extremely difficult to accept. This is especially true if you discover that a child you were told was yours was actually fathered by another man....

Divorce is never easy for families. And seeing their parents break up can be extremely upsetting for children. Children typically want nothing more than for their mother and father to get along and always be together. And it can be very difficult for them to...