What to Say When Talking To Your Child About Divorce

Number of View: 327 What to Say When Talking To Your Child About Divorce Talking to your child about divorce can be very difficult if you don’t know in advance what to say. I encourage you to make a checklist so you can organize your thoughts and appear calm and collected when talking to your children. Here are some starter tips to keep in mind when talking to your child about divorce… 1. There is no “best age” for divorcing – Though this is true, neurologists have proven that the brain cell structure is mainly formed between ages 1-8. Children …

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Young wife with two kids concerned about three aspects of impending divorce

Number of View: 463   Dear Gilbert   Thank you for passing my query to the lawyer.    Profile of wife:    I am 30+ years old with 2 young children. Married for a few years. Degree holder but always job hopping.   Current situation:   Currently,  my husband has moved out of matrimonal flat 3 weeks ago with my elder child. My younger child is staying with me.   Pleading case:-   1. I want custody of both my children  and maintanance of $xxxx/mth.  However he is reluctant to both demands. 2. I want him to give up his share of the house as …

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Wife unwilling to give up 2 1/2 year-old marriage

Number of View: 243 Hi Gilbert,   I chanced upon your website while I was surfing the net to hope to find a solution to my problem.   My husband and I  have been dating since we were 18 and we got married about two and half years ago. He worked overseas after we got married and I stayed in Singapore. He came back for good last Sept.   As his career is just starting, I was hoping that he can settle his own career and we can start our own family by first with me moving to his place or we …

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The Infidelity Divorce Syndrome: Divorce Recovery After Infidelity

Number of View: 1012   How does infidelity impact those who get divorced (i.e. divorce recovery) and what are their unique challenges? For the next few weeks we’ll explore life after divorce and infidelity and how it plays out for individuals who’s marriages fail as a result. This week we’ll focus on the specific barriers the betrayed spouse faces and the baggage they may carry into future relationships. Moving on after divorce, especially when infidelity is involved, is not easy. After 26 years of marriage and three beautiful children, Martha* discovered her husband was cheating on her with girls closer …

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Telling the Children You are Getting Divorced

Number of View: 318 Telling the Children You Are Getting Divorced Information Provided by: Divorce Source, Inc. Telling the children that Mommy and Daddy are getting a divorce draws a line in sand. Now, everyone — Mom, Dad and children — all know where they stand, and very often have no idea where they are going. Telling the children is one of the many very difficult bridges that divorcing spouses must cross. Plainly, children must be told, if for no other reason than knowing of the break between their parents is the first step in accepting this dramatic change in …

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Woman in legal dilemma on divorce

Number of View: 951   Hi Gilbert   My husband will be serving me a divorce paper sometime next week. He initiated this because he is having an affair with a Filipino girlfriend.   He is 50 and I am 48. I need your advice on some legal issues as I have asked a few lawyers and each one of them gave me a different view.   Moreover, the trouble is when I made enquiry with a lawyer, they immediately quote me $100 – $150 per hour of consultation and this is the lowest quote whereas a reputable law firm quoted …

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