Tag: Children

We blog about helping Long Island families to resolve conflicts in the most productive ways possible.

Mar 23, 2016BY: Harriette SteinbergIN: Your Agreement

Today’s Grey Pre-nup

The number of second or later-life “grey marriages” – where both spouses are baby boomers or older – is growing each year. These unions are typically entered into with great optimism, hoping for a new opportunity to “walk off into the sunset together”. Senior longevity is also dramatically increasing. A recent AARP article reported that […]

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The best way to explain how Collaborative Divorce works – and the value of this team approach – is to share a real case study. Sue* and John*, the parents of two children, were married for ten years when John told Sue he had an affair and wanted a divorce. He moved out and then […]

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The parents of Amy* (age 14) and Nick* (age 10) are using the Collaborative Divorce process. Putting a Child Specialist on the collaborative team was suggested because of the parents’ disagreement over Amy’s and Nick’s needs. Mom thought Dad was too indulgent and not attentive enough to safety. She insisted on meeting all of Amy’s […]

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When couples fall in love and marry, they expect it to be forever. However, far too many marriages end in divorce and children become collateral damage in a divorce war. Although divorce causes stress and prompts painful emotions, it does not have to mean the end of the family. It merely signals changes in the […]

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