Archive for the 'Divorce' Category
 

Greeting Cards for Ex-Lovers

Jun. 6th 2016
Did you know that ex-partners and lovers can get along? They might even send one another a greeting card. And today’s guests have the cards to sell them. We’re discussing a new corner of the greeting card industry on this edition of Frank Relationships.

Frank Relationships: Hogan Hilling, “When Divorce Do Us Part: How to Live and Love Again”

Mar. 31st 2014
Want to improve the quality of your life during and after the divorce process? Stay tuned … to this edition of Frank Relationships.

Frank Relationships: Todd Bottom’s “Confessions of a Deadbeat Dad”

Nov. 4th 2013
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Women: Ever wonder what goes through a man’s mind during the end of a marriage, separation, custody battle, and divorce? Men: Does your ex consider you a deadbeat dad? Well, stay tuned as we discuss the Confessions of

Frank Relationships: Attorney Lester Barclay’s “The African-American Guide to Divorce and Drama”

Sep. 1st 2013
Most of us perceive divorce as a headache. But we don’t typically know what’s involved until the process actually begins. Much of that lack of knowing will end for my listeners today … on this edition of Frank Relationships.

Frank Relationships Radio Show: Rosalind Sedacca, Child-Centered Divorce

Dec. 9th 2012
Breaking up? Have children? Mad? Vengeful? If so, this week’s edition is especially for you. It’s about the babies, and but you may want to think twice about letting them hear it. Stay tuned.
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Kudos to Kudrow

Sep. 3rd 2012
In a recent graduation speech, Lisa Kudrow told young people not to take risks. And, believe it or not, I agree with her.

Chris Bosh and Allison Mathis: Having It In Writing Might Have Helped

Aug. 13th 2012
Avoid the drama and expense of legal battles by planning for your split before it happens.

Memories of Relationships Past

Jul. 16th 2012
When you remember past relationships, do you think of your former partners fondly? Or are you still bitter, angry or hurt?

From Marriage to Co-Parenting: Redefining a Relationship

Jul. 8th 2012
If your ex is still a good parent to your children, consider yourself blessed.

Turf Wars

Jun. 10th 2012
When two people share a home, they both undoubtedly want to feel comfortable there. But there will probably be times when they have opposing desires about what should go on in that space.

How Bad Was Bobby Brown?

May. 27th 2012
How much of what you read or hear about other people’s romantic partnerships do you actually believe?

What is Relationship Consciousness?

May. 7th 2012
How well do you and your partner make decisions together and resolve potential conflicts? Are you able to do so in a way that usually leaves both parties feeling heard, and to some degree, satisfied?

Are Relationships Sacred?

Apr. 23rd 2012
Are there aspects of your relationship that are too “sacred” to even discuss? If so, you might be headed for turbulence.

Monogamy: How Important is It to You?

Apr. 16th 2012
Considering the emotional, financial and even bodily damage that infidelity can bring about, it’s worth discussing your thoughts on the issue with your mate.

Whitney Houston: A Life Well Lived

Apr. 4th 2012
While many continue to criticize the songstress’s lifestyle and even sanity in her later years, I applaud her authenticity and courage to live life on her own terms – no matter what anyone else thought or said about her.

Seal & Heidi: It’s A Wrap

Mar. 18th 2012
Heidi Klum and Seal’s split is a demonstration that looks can be deceiving.

Should I Help Raise a Child I Didn’t Want?

Feb. 25th 2012
Whether to have children is a very big (and very personal) decision. And it can really get complicated when factoring a partner’s desires into the equation.

It’s Controversial

Jan. 30th 2012
Here's what to do about those home-wrecking "other women."

Why I Suspect My Partner is Cheating on Me

Jan. 23rd 2012
A key to a healthy, productive relationship is not learning how to spot the signs of an affair; it is to stop worrying about it.

The Most Important Decision You Will Ever Make

Jan. 2nd 2012
This week, I am proud to present my first video blog, “The Most Important Decision You Will Ever Make.” The text is also available for those who prefer reading the blog to watching me run my mouth. Friends and family have already been kind enough to give me feedback and pointers on both my presentation and the content, and I am anxious to hear yours as well. So, what do you believe to be the most important decision you will ever make?

Monogamy = Love?

Dec. 19th 2011
My second guest blogger, Jill Nelson discusses why women so often conflate a monogamous relationship with love.

The Other Side of a Table and a Marriage

Nov. 21st 2011
When we stop blaming our former partners, and understanding the roles that we played in failed relationships, we may find peace, personal growth and a chance at new love.

Celebrity Marriages: Why Do We Care?

Nov. 13th 2011
Many of us romanticize romance … and look to famous people for inspiration – both on-screen and off-screen. But consider how well celebrity romances typically work out.

Adult-Child Anger When Parents Divorce

Sep. 24th 2011
Divorce is hard on children, but when those children are grown, it can be even harder.

Married Couples are NOT Necessarily Happier

Aug. 22nd 2011
Research shows unhappily-married people to be far less content with life than their single counterparts.

Relationship Wisdom from Aretha Franklin

Jul. 14th 2011
The Queen of Soul says, “Don’t be afraid to grow out of love.”

Introducing Yasmin: The Story of a Warm Smile and Acknowledgement

Jun. 20th 2011
Want to really mesmerize a man? Smile at him.

The Manipulative Nature of Public Proposals

May. 27th 2011
If you're going to pop the question in public, be pretty sure about the answer.

Arnold and Maria (Part II): A Wildly Successful Relationship

May. 24th 2011
Success is in the eye of the beholder, especially when it comes to relationships.

Arnold and Maria: Does Their Split Really Concern You?

May. 19th 2011
Expecting perfection from political couples might be unfair – to them and to you.

How to Abuse Yourself and Blame Others

Apr. 24th 2011
“Abuse” is term that is thrown around pretty liberally in our society. But do you abuse the word “abuse”?

Don’t Take a Chance on Love

Apr. 20th 2011
Are you hesitant to get into a relationship because you’re afraid to take a chance on love?

How to Be a “Powerful Person in a Partnership”

Apr. 12th 2011
Who is powerful in your relationship?

Relationship Balance: The Key to Doing What You Want – and Keeping Your Friends

Mar. 21st 2011
If you want to keep your friends and lovers, you will have to strike a balance between what you want and what they ask of you.

Clichés: Are You Saying What You Mean?

Mar. 16th 2011
When expressing our romantic thoughts and feelings, we can be far more effective (and genuine) if we skip the cliches and get a bit more creative.

That “Dead-Beat” Parent is Dead to Me

Jan. 4th 2011
An illusion of death may be just what your psyche needs to let go of the pain that may accompany a mate leaving you and your children in common.

Negotiate “Nothing” in Your Relationship

Dec. 28th 2010
Consider avoiding the imposition of emotional, financial and other debts upon your mate.

Most Relationships End Perfectly

Dec. 20th 2010
Gracious acceptance of the end of your relationship is a wonderful opportunity to show your partner how much you love them.

The ”Other Woman,” Your New Best Friend

Dec. 14th 2010
"Infidelity" may lead to better results than you ever thought imaginable.

“Your Partner’s Feelings Do Not Matter…”

Dec. 7th 2010
Be honest with yourself and your mate about who you are. And be clear about what your own wants, needs and desires are before considering anyone else's.

Men: I Have No Problem Committing, But To What?

Nov. 22nd 2010
"Commitment" is not what individuals fear. The fear or trepidation is related to what someone else wants them to commit to.

You Can Keep Your “Normal” Relationship

Nov. 1st 2010
Attempts to have a "normal" relationship can prevent your's from working for you.

“I Want A Commitment” – Conditionally

Oct. 25th 2010
Generally when proclaiming "I want a commitment," we are noting what we want another person to do indefinitely. We generally "want a commitment" for as long as we want a person or partner to be close to us, no longer.

Commitment is Overrated

Sep. 26th 2010
Commitment is unnecessary in romantic relationships if you are continually bringing value.

“Thank God for Affairs”

Aug. 30th 2010
While having an affair is one way to end some relationships, there are other, more direct, and healthy ways to do so.

Assumptions, Judgments and Lack of Imagination – Part II

Aug. 8th 2010
Do not assume that you know what the agreements between two people in a relationship are. Relationships can be very unique. I hope that your's is.

Assumptions, Judgments and Lack of Imagination – Part I

Aug. 2nd 2010
Do not assume that you know what the agreements between two people in a relationship are. Relationships can be very unique. I hope that your's is.

An Important Distinction in Many Successful Relationships

Jul. 26th 2010
"Knowing" a person is more important than what many of us call "trusting" him/her any day.