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Being an Adult Child of Divorce

Being an Adult Child of Divorce

There has been a great deal written about divorce and its impact on the children.  The common assumption has been that if the children are older it is less damaging. From my clinical experience of working with clients of divorced parents,  I would argue that the damage is different but not necessarily less painful. Very little is written about the impact of divorce of older couples on their adult children and given the rise of divorces of couples in their 50’s and 60’s this is an important omission. Divorces are not all the same. Women are now more...
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Life After a Break Up Part 2

Life After a Break Up Part 2

Last time we touched upon some of the more direct and practical actions you could take immediately after the end of a relationship. Once those steps are taken, it is time to process and work through the emotions that can linger for a long time after a break up, and how you can best handle the feelings of loss and move onto a state of acceptance. Loss Try not to think about the time you spend together as lost, it was an experience you can all too readily build on for the future. Do not diminish or underestimate the amazing things you did at that time. Rather...
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