Tag: Elizabeth Stephenson

Co-Parenting: Putting the Child First

When you and your spouse separate or divorce, you both have experienced a loss. Regardless of why it happened, it is natural to feel sadness, anger, resentment, and regret. Unfortunately, these emotions often manifest themselves in unhealthy coping behaviors and children often get caught in the middle. However, as hard as this separation is hitting…
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How to Separate: Sometimes it’s Easier Said than Done

~by Elizabeth Stephenson~ . It’s that time of year for Spring cleaning, and sometimes that may include cleaning op your personal life and relationships. That may mean refocusing on your current relationships and moving forward together, or realizing that it’s time to move on separately. If your decision is the latter, wanting to separate from…
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Is it Okay to be Dating While Separated?

~by Elizabeth Stephenson~ . D.W.S. (Dating While Separated) — Can I date after I separate from my spouse, but have not officially divorced? This is a question a lot of people ask once they are no longer living as a married couple. Legally, the answer is yes. There is no criminal law that prevents someone…
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