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After the love has gone: how to transition from ‘we’ to ‘me’

After the love has gone: how to transition from ‘we’ to ‘me’

There’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 wouldn’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 “child-focused” 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