Clinical Psychologist Dr. Honey Sheff joins the show to dispense some essential marriage advice to keep you from the dreaded D word.
Are you making these common divorce mistakes? Dawn and Carla tell all in this part two of the worst mistakes made in divorce and how to avoid being part of the problem.
Believe it or not, divorce has seasons. Why is January the big month for divorce? Is it because no one wants to ruin the December holidays? Or maybe the New Year’s Resolutions? Explore with Dawn and Carla the psychology of timing in divorce, whether there are indeed “better” times to file, and how the trends skew. Examining the patterns, they give food for thought and advice to those considering the when of divorce.
When one spouse requests an evaluation of the other, it’s common for judges to order a “custody evaluation,” a detailed assessment of both parents. The appointed evaluator interviews children, parents, teachers, and anyone appropriate to provide a clear picture of the parental situation with the “best interest of the child” as top priority. Evaluations are more prevalent now than ever. How can you best handle the scrutiny of an evaluation in addition to the obvious pressures of surviving your divorce? Dawn and Carla take the mystery out of the process while providing do’s and don’ts to put your best self forward.