These ideas on how to help a friend cope with the death of a child are inspired by a six year old boy who recently drowned in a creek in my neighbourhood in North Vancouver.
These gift ideas for a friend going through a divorce range from towers of happiness to tools of empowerment, and will help your friend see divorce as a beginning - not just an ending.
Here are the pros and cons of changing your name back to your maiden or family name after getting a divorce, plus tips on how to change your name.
Knowing when it’s time to leave a relationship is difficult because it’s not just the relationship you’re leaving, it’s a way of life. You’re leaving a mindset, a way of being.
These memorial service ideas are inspired by the Parable of the Two Ships, which teaches us that a peaceful return home is a cause for celebration.
If you're being stalked - even if you think you're being stalked - here are 19 tips on how to protect yourself from a stalker. Learn what stalking is and how to survive stalking behavior. These tips will help you cope with an angry ex-husband or obsessed boyfriend.
What’s the hardest part of being a widow? It’s different for everyone, but meeting new friends is often at the top of the list. Here are three ways for widows to make friends while grieving and transitioning into widowhood.
After the divorce is finalized, you'll want to pamper and care for yourself. These divorce gifts offer a wide range of ideas that will help anyone feel better after the final papers are signed.
Has life shattered your heart? Here are five tips on how to survive with half a heart, inspired by a girl who survived six heart attacks by the time she was nine years old.
Don’t let divorce devastate your finances – use these tips on how to manage money after divorce to build a firm financial foundation for your future.
Step back from the traditional support group for widows, and consider a different kind of support group for grieving spouses. Saturday Night Widows is both a book and an alternative way to transition from marriage to widowhood.
These tips on starting over after a breakup will help you see that your relationship isn’t the most important thing in your life. You CAN move on and be happy again!
Legal custody arrangements are different in every province and state, but there are some similarities. Here’s a brief summary of who often gets custody of the children after divorce and how the “best interests of the child” affect a judge’s decision. This is part of a paper I wrote for one of my social work classes (I’m working on my Master’s of Social Work at the University of British Columbia). The paper was called Equal Parenting Presumption: An …
Toxic female friendships will drag you under and keep you down. These ways to cope with toxic friendships are inspired by quotes from Joan Baez, who knows how hard one-on-one relationships can be.
You have no choice but to leave some relationships behind. Here's how to let go of someone you love, to help you heal and move forward in your life.