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Parenting lessons I have learned from divorce Part 2 by Mandy Levin

It is in our nature as normal and loving parents to want to protect our children. We want them to be happy and secure and I certainly used to have an idea that somehow I could shelter my children from many of life’s harsh realities. And then my marriage ended… I was suddenly thrust into a space where I had …

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Parenting lessons I have learned from divorce by Mandy Levin

My parents got divorced when I was a baby, so I have absolutely no memory of them together. What I do remember however, is that my late dad called me and my sister on the phone every single evening, saw us without fail for our agreed upon weekend contact and that both he and my mom never said a bad …

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Getting unstuck by Stacey Lewis (founder of The Divorce Source)

It’s so interesting how different a divorce experience can be, depending on where you are standing and what circumstances you find yourself in. I just read a Facebook post written by a woman who has finally been granted a divorce, six years after she has left her abusive husband. She is absolutely elated and describes herself as now being “unchained”.  …

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Guilt and divorce by Lana Levin (Clinical Psychologist)

Guilt implies wrong-doing. I think it is important to preface this section with this: for people to truly feel guilty, they will look to make a repentance. No behaviour – bar murder, rape, child or animal abuse and such – is unforgiveable. Most behaviour, accompanied with true penance, can be forgiven. However, a “sorry” needs to be accompanied by behavioural …

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The Divorce Source is launching a blog…..

The Divorce Source has exciting news!! In the next few weeks, we are going to be launching our official BLOG !!! We have selected an amazing divorcing lady who knows exactly what it takes to get through all the stress and pain that we all experience, with her head held high, a gorgeous smile on her face and a positive …

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Diet and divorce by Lila Bruk (dietician)

There is no doubt that with all the stress and anxiety that surrounds divorce, eating well is the last thing on your mind. You may find that as you’re trying to juggle all the emotional and physical demands, “eating healthily” is the one ball that seems to keep slipping out of your grasp. You may find that you’re regularly eating …

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The benefits of shared residency by Nicki Macartney (attorney and mediator)

It is no secret that divorce and separation can and often do have a detrimental impact on children. Shuffling kids between houses and dividing up holidays is already a difficult task, having to go through these motions with someone whom you could not stand to be married to makes it even harder. Studies have however shown that having children live …

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Expert Profile – Philippa Levitt

PHILIPPA LEVITT is….  A certified Integrative Coach with The Ford Institute in San Diego. One of two Spiritual Divorce Coaches in South Africa. One of 100 coaches worldwide personally trained by Debbie Ford in Leadership. Part of a worldwide network of coaches, dedicated to bringing this evolutionary work into the world. She has coached people in London, Lebanon, Philadelphia, Denmark, Australia …