Recent blog posts

  • An Open Letter To Kim Kardashian

    November 3rd, 2011

    Dear Kim, Marriage is difficult and every marriage presents challenges. In your marriage the stress of celebrity made the path even harder. Sadly, in our society there is no real marriage preparation. Why? Well, when the pre-marital hormones are running… View Article

  • Expectation Management and Divorce

    September 25th, 2011

      When our expectations are in-check we are usually better prepared for what we encounter.  But, many people going through the transition of divorce have no idea what to expect.  And, not knowing what to expect typically escalates divorce-related stress… View Article

  • Friendly Divorce Trends Discussed in WSJ

    July 12th, 2011 This article – from Saturday’s Wall Street Journal – provides an excellent explanation of one of the key cultural factors that is fueling the trend away from attorney-driven divorce and towards the more humane and family-friendly approach

  • Gay Marriage, Gay Divorce, Straight Marriage, Straight Divorce

    June 25th, 2011

    Gay Marriage, gay divorce. Straight marriage, straight divorce. Here are my random thoughts. 1. CNN is a-buzz today about gay marriage in NY. But, all I can think of is the mess that the NY courts are in and the… View Article

  • One-Size-Fits-All-Divorce

    June 9th, 2011

    David told me he’s noticed that I spend a lot of time responding to emails. He is correct. And, with time moving so fast and so much to do it seems a waste to spend that kind of time without… View Article

  • Why Did Tiger Cheat?

    December 13th, 2009

    The Top Ten Reasons Why Tiger Cheated 1. Sexual addiction. Like many child stars, this child athlete was objectified, becoming a commodity to his handlers. It follows that he now sees other people in the same light, as objects to… View Article

  • Jon, Kate, and Everyone Else Getting Divorced

    July 26th, 2009

    Divorce always has a component of physical, psychological, social, financial, and logistical upheaval. And, upheaval makes for good TV. HOWEVER, if reality TV stars, Jon and Kate took their on-going divorce mess to the mediation table – without lawyers – with… View Article