Posts Tagged "divorce wars"

Why do people get Divorced? | White Bear Lake, MN

There are lots of reasons people give for divorcing. Some say they have grown apart or have stopped loving each other. They may disagree about things, argue, and say they just can’t get along...

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Divorce Mediation: #1 of 10 Reasons to Avoid Adversarial Divorce Litigation | Saint Paul, MN

 #1.   A dependency on litigation to solve ongoing conflict is created when people do not learn alternative skills.  This dysfunctional model is a self-perpetuating trap. When people are unable to come to agreement on...

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Divorce Mediation: #4 of 10 Reasons to Avoid Adversarial Divorce Litigation | New Brighton, MN

#4.    Children are often used as pawns when fighting for one’s position in divorce wars. The old saying goes that “All is fair in love and war”, but using the children as expendable implements...

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Divorce Mediation: #6 of 10 Reasons to Avoid Adversarial Divorce Litigation | Lino Lakes, MN

 #6.    Chaos becomes the norm, rather than creating order.  It’s interesting how many homes have a “catch-all” room.  It may be in the basement, or garage, or an extra bedroom.  This is where all...

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Divorce Mediation: #8 of 10 Reasons to Avoid Adversarial Divorce Litigation | Little Canada, MN

People need to begin building a bridge across the gulf between them, but often the tactics of adversarial divorce litigation polarize issues, deepen the conflict, increase the pain, and push them further apart.  Adversarial...

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Divorce Mediation: Intro to 10 Reasons to Avoid Adversarial Divorce Litigation* | Minneapolis, MN

Adversarial litigation teaches people the opposite of the skills they will need to create a healthier and more peaceful future – according to Matthew J. Sullivan, Ph.D.    Here are ten points adapted from Sullivan’s...

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Divorce effects on children: Hope for families in conflict | Saint Paul, MN

One Bridge to Peace brings hope for Minnesota families trapped in conflict. Conventional wisdom states that it takes two willing adults to work together in order to create an environment of peace and safety...

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Divorce Advice: Civilized divorce is possible | Saint Paul, Minnesota

Divorce without the war An outrageous and bitter divorce battle over material possessions is portrayed in the 1989 film, The War of the Roses, costarring Michael Douglas and Kathleen Turner.  After nearly twenty years...

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