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Cathy Meyer

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By Cathy Meyer

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    • Why Are Temporary Court Orders Issued During a Divorce? Created: Tuesday, August 28, 2007 Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014
      There are many issues to decide in a divorce case and it can take from several months to, at times several years to work out all those issues. A temporary court order is used to keep the status quo...
    • How to Survive Your Spouse's Midlife Crisis Created: Monday, August 25, 2008 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      Your spouse may not survive their midlife crisis but you can. The key is to remember that it is their crisis and it doesn't have to determine how you live your life." itempf expr="$zTP='t3'" --> it...
    • Negative Effects of Domestic Violence Created: Thursday, May 24, 2007 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      Long-term domestic abuse can have devastating emotional, physical and social effects. Have you considered the negative consequences of remaining in an abusive marriage?
    • How To To Keep Divorce Attorney Fees to a Minimum Created: Friday, March 30, 2007 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      Divorce attorneys are a necessary part of divorce. Necessary doesn't mean you can't keep the expense at a minimum.
    • Top 7 Reasons People Stay in Abusive Marriages Created: Friday, June 15, 2007 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      What motivates a person to stay in a relationship that causes them emotional and physical pain?
    • Six Questions To Ask Yourself Before Engaging In Casual Sex After Divorce Created: Thursday, February 26, 2009 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      Let’s cut to the chase: all of us divorced adults have had sex and most of us still want sex. The problem is that we may want casual sex and not a full-on relationship."
    • Should I Get a Divorce? Created: Wednesday, November 24, 2010 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      Not dealing with marital problems can lead to resentment, hurt feelings can cause one spouse to emotionally detach from the other.
    • How is Military Retired Pay Divided During Divorce? Created: Thursday, March 22, 2007 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      In military divorce, the Uniform Services Former Spouse’s Protection Act (USFSPA) recognizes the right of state courts to distribute military retired pay to a spouse or ex-spouse.
    • Eight Tips to Help You Deal With Mixed Emotions After Divorce Created: Wednesday, April 04, 2007 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      After the divorce you may find you have mixed emotions about your ex - spouse.
    • Spouse Threatens Divorce One Too Many Times Created: Wednesday, December 26, 2007 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      Megan’s husband has spent years threatening divorce every time he gets upset. She has finally had enough and decided that she wants a divorce. What should she do now that her husband has turn...
    • 8 Documents Your Divorce Attorney Will Need Created: Sunday, February 18, 2007 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      To make the process easier for you and your attorney get these documents together and have them ready to provide to your attorney at his/her request.
    • Recovering From Passive Aggressive Behavior Created: Thursday, December 27, 2007 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      Comments from a reader in treatment for Passive Aggressive Behavior." itemprop="description"> Sunday, January 28, 2007 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      Infidelity is devastating to a marriage and often leads to divorce. whether or not you survive, depends on how you respond to the problem
    • What Does the Term "Emotional Divorce" Mean? Created: Sunday, March 25, 2007 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      When a spouse detaches emotionally for their partner, it can be said that they have "emotionally divorced" or withdrawn from the marriage.
    • Types of Divorce Created: Tuesday, January 23, 2007 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      An explanation of what happens during the legal process in a no-fault, uncontested, simplified and limited divorce.
    • Top Questions You Should Ask Yourself at Tax Time Created: Friday, June 15, 2007 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      Divorce is an emotional process and due to this some issues may be overlooked that can have a negative impact at tax time. Below are some questions you should ask yourself during the divorce proces...
    • Does An Emotional Affair Lead To Separation? Created: Wednesday, December 12, 2007 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      An emotional affair is defined as any infidelity that occurs through feeling or thought.
    • The Difference Between Legal Custody and Joint Legal Custody Created: Wednesday, July 29, 2009 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      Legal custody of a child means a parent has the right to make all decisions concerning their child’s upbringing. Joint legal custody means both parents have an equal, legal right when making ...
    • Symptoms of Avoidant Personality Disorder Created: Sunday, September 20, 2009 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      The person with Avoidant Personality Disorder is extremely sensitive to what others think about them. So sensitive that they suffer severe anxiety at the thought of saying or doing the wrong thing....
    • Myths Surrounding Children And Divorce Created: Wednesday, May 30, 2007 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      There are many myths about children and divorce. For example, children aren't as "resilient" as we believe and divorce can have life long negative consequences.
    • Using Hurtful Words to Shame Created: Thursday, November 19, 2009 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      When a spouse uses hurtful words to shame we feel invalidated, disrespected and diminished. If your spouse is using words to shame you, he/she is attempting to dominate you and more than likely you...
    • Benefits of Marriage Counseling Created: Thursday, January 03, 2008 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      We may think we are doing all we can to solve the problems in a marriage but, a marriage counselor can be of great benefit in teaching us new ways of solving problems and getting our needs met.
    • Dismissing Feelings Through Lack of Communication Created: Friday, November 27, 2009 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      Verbal abuse, the use of words to hurt can also be accomplished by refusing to communicate. When your spouse dismisses your feelings through a lack of communication you are being verbally abused.
    • Divorce Laws By State Created: Wednesday, February 07, 2007 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      On this page you will find divorce laws for each state covering issues such as child support, child custody, property divisions and residency requirements." itemprop="descrTP='t3'" --> itemprop="de...
    • Divorce Guide For Women Created: Wednesday, January 05, 2011 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      This divorce guide will help women by giving advice from a woman and mother’s point of view. You will find links to articles that will guide you through commonly faced problems women deal wit...
    • How To Get A Fair Divorce Settlement Created: Monday, October 03, 2011 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      When negotiating a divorce settlement, "equitable distribution" doesn't always mean you are getting a fair settlement. This article is a guide for those who wish to get a fair divorce settlement."<...
    • Is Divorcing A Military Member More Complicated? Created: Tuesday, February 13, 2007 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      Military divorce is different with it’s own unique rules regarding division of military pensions, residency requirements for filing for divorce but once you become familiar with the rules and...
    • What Impact Will Your Divorce Settlement Have on Your Taxes? Created: Sunday, February 11, 2007 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      If not addressed properly your final settlement can have costly effects on capital gains and income taxes.
    • Tips to Help You Process Negative Emotions When Your Ex-Spouse Starts Dating Created: Tuesday, May 08, 2007 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
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    • Is Impotence and Erectile Dysfunction Damaging Your Marriage? Created: Wednesday, June 15, 2011 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      Becky's husband can't maintain his erection and he doesn't want to talk about the problem. Which do you think does more damage to the marriage, his erectile dysfunction or his refusal to discuss th...
    • When Are Friends More Than Just Friends? Created: Sunday, April 13, 2008 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      We are "just friends,"is very predictable statement that will come from a cheating spouse. Sometimes friends are more than "just friends" though." itemprop="description" itemprop="description"...
    • Will Your Marriage Survive Infidelity? Created: Wednesday, June 17, 2009 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      One of the hardest issues faced by a victim of infidelity is…will my marriage survive infidelity. Whether or not your marriage survives infidelity is dependent on many things."

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