It’s high time we put the most enduring myths about human behavior to bed, and see the mind—and the world—as it is.
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Thriving during and after your breakup.
Ann Gold Buscho Ph.D.
When you divorce, it is impossible to imagine the losses that you will experience or how deeply you will feel them. Here are my top 10—and some ideas about how to deal with them.
How do you prepare to tell your spouse that you want a divorce? This conversation will set the tone for the divorce process that will follow. Here are some important tips.
Thinking about divorce? Beginning to have thoughts of divorce can be terrifying. "How will I know if divorce is the right decision?" How to find clarity in the fog of indecision.
There are so many reasons to hate your ex forever—and you can justify them all. But it comes with a cost. Is it worth it?
Divorce demands your commitment to self-care. Fortunately, there are dozens of physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual self-care ideas that won't hurt your budget.
A whole industry has grown up around the idea of self-care.
Can you tell a story of your divorce that includes the good experiences? Developing a divorce ritual of closure can go a long way toward helping you and your family heal.
One important and unexpected challenge during and after divorce is how to talk about your ex to your kids. It matters more than you might think. Here are some useful tips.
Exhausted by anger, grief, or pain caused by someone who hurt you? Simple forgiveness skills allow you to recover and move on with peace in your life.
An effective apology to your children, when one is needed, goes a long way toward healing the disruption that can occur during a divorce, addiction, or familial crises.
Want to repair a relationship with someone who is hurt or angry? It is easy to learn how to make effective apologies that can deepen your connections.
Is nesting during divorce right for you? Nesting offers respite from marital conflict, a stable home for the kids, and time for decision-making while the marital status is in flux.
Changing our vocabulary can help take the adversarial tone out of divorce, as well as the post-divorce relationship between co-parenting exes.
A better divorce means you are still one family, under two roofs. This new approach offers support and expert guidance that helps families thrive.
Ann Gold Buscho, Ph.D., is a psychologist, writer, and collaborative divorce coach in the San Francisco Bay Area.