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After the love has gone: how to transition from โ€˜weโ€™ to โ€˜meโ€™

After the love has gone: how to transition from โ€˜weโ€™ to โ€˜meโ€™

Thereโ€™s no golden rule for getting over a breakup, once that love has gone. If there were, then there would be many an unwritten song, and we wouldnโ€™t all have to give our commiserations as soon as we learn that our good friends have decided to call it a day. In fact, breaking up can cause so much stress, it almost feels like our heart is actually breaking a little bit (aw!). I seem to see a lot of people around me going through this, more and more as I get older. And while there might be not a magic bullet, there are tips you can take to make it as smooth as possible. Here are a few to get your started:  VIEW the POST

Child Focus – 5 ways to protect your kids from the impact of separation and divorce

Child Focus – 5 ways to protect your kids from the impact of separation and divorce

I hope that I never have to put my children through this, marriage can be a challenge sometimes and I know a few people that have gone through separation: the children have nearly always become a pawn in the situation, in some way. When I went through it as a child I do not remember feeling like a "pawn", but it was a difficult time. I think maintaining a โ€œchild-focusedโ€ atmosphere, where the rights of the children of a marriage/partnership to have a safe and secure environment in which to live and to maintain healthy relationships with both parents is the most important thing. VIEW the POST