Dealing with the Discovery of Infidelity

Number of View: 646 Dealing with the Discovery of Infidelity The pain and shock of discovering a partner’s infidelity can be one of life’s most traumatic events.  As such, it should come as no surprise that it often takes several years for couples to effectively repair a relationship after infidelity comes to light. Some things to keep in mind about surviving infidelity: Many couples are able to recover from infidelity and can develop a stronger relationship with more intimacy and closeness. Several factors influence how successful couples are at saving a relationships after an affair:  the quality of the relationship …

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Divorced client paid $100, 000 in legal fees and asking about its legitimacy

Number of View: 327 Hi  Gilbert How are you  .  Been reading your facebook post  . I have a general query regarding  my legal fees. I understand that  for a protracted contested divorce like mine , ( she started divorce proceeding in jun 2009 )   the legal fees can be very high .  its been four years and i extimated that I have spent about Sgd$100 k  on legal fees  . My question to the legal counsel is that  when ever there is affidavit filing  my lawyer bills me around $3- 4K. That includes drafting , amending plus communication between …

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Coping With Depression During the Holidays

Number of View: 257 Coping With Depression During the Holidays When Sadness Clashes With Celebration  Emotional Survival Guide for the Holidays Experts explain some simple methods for driving away the holiday blues. By Denise Mann WebMD Feature Reviewed by Brunilda Nazario, MD    ‘Tis the season to be jolly? Not necessarily. For many people the holiday season, which kicks off with Thanksgiving and spans through New Year’s, is anything but blissful. In fact, this time of year may trigger a bout of the blues or perhaps ignite a depression that has been smoldering under the surface for months. “Holiday blues …

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10 Big Differences Between Men’s and Women’s Brains

Number of View: 383 10 Big Differences Between Men’s and Women’s Brains Jun 16th, 2009 By Amber Hensley The differences between women and men are not only well-documented, but frequently at the heart of jokes, anecdotes, and good-natured (and not so good-natured) ribbing. Experts have discovered that there are actually differences in the way women’s and men’s brains are structured and in the way they react to events and stimuli. So the next time your wife, boyfriend, or parent starts telling you how you should have done something differently, then refer back to these big differences between men’s and women’s …

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Coping with Infidelity: How should affairs end?

Number of View: 390 Introduction: This is the second in a four part series of Q&A columns on infidelity. Last week I explained how affairs usually begin (see Part 1)and this week I will explain how they should end. There are three parts to the way affairs should end. The first part is revealing the affair to one’s spouse, the second part is never seeing or communicating with the lover again, and the third part is getting through symptoms of withdrawal after a permanent separation takes place. Granted, that’s not the way most affairs end. In most affairs after the …

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Forum: “Recovery from aftermath of a divorce” on 1 Dec (Sat) 2.00pm to 4.30pm

Number of View: 270 Dear Friends, We will be organising a forum –  “Recovery from aftermath of a divorce” on 1 Dec (Sat) from 2.00 to 4.30pm. Many people who have undergone a divorce situation suffer from a grief that is similar to a loved one passing away. Some may even exhibit suicidal tendencies and a few making an attempt on their lives to end the misery. The emotional pain is always intense and overwhelming. We are fortunate to have invited Dr Fred Toke – a respected speaker renowned for his speaking eloquence and witty jokes to grace the occasion. Dr Toke earned …

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