Learning from the Mistakes of Others

Over the years there have been endless studies on the psychological effects ofdivorce on both parents and their children. Here are a few of my perceptions from studies on children who experienced divorce that, I believe all of us, as parents, shouldtake to heart.    Not surprisingly, the first two years of divorce are the mostdifficult […]

Magical Thinking: When Children of Divorce Blame Themselves

In my mediation practice a huge part of my conversation with divorcing parents relates to their children’s needs, both physical and psychological. It is noteworthy that the children process the events in a way that is very different from the way the adults do. I have recently come across an article that describes the way […]