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Divorce Options I

My Collaborative divorce group is presenting Zoom classes about the various “Divorce Options” available in Colorado. Check out the schedule here.

While you may have heard of one or more of these ways to get a divorce, I’ll fill in the blanks below. If you are considering divorce, you are probably feeling stressed and overwhelmed. I usually feel more in control in any situation if I understand my … Read More

5 Priorities After Your Divorce Becomes Final

FINALLY! After an emotional roller coaster, you get your divorce decree, signed by the judge. You are now officially a single person again. Whew! You may celebrate, or you may mourn on that day, but stay focused, you’re not quite over the finish line. Even though it has been filed in court, you have to take the next steps to make sure the agreement is implemented. It doesn’t … Read More

Seven Divorce Don’ts

Avoiding the most common mistakes in divorce will help you to save both time and money and reduce stress as well. Understanding both the long-term & short-term impacts of settlement options will help you to make educated decisions. Those decisions will help you build a more secure future.

If you or someone you know is considering a divorce, knowing what NOT to do can be a big help. The least expensive and … Read More

Surviving Divorce Near Retirement

Have you heard the term gray divorce? Gray divorce refers to divorce between people over 50 and it’s on the rise. As we head into this new decade, we see one trend continuing: Baby Boomers are now divorcing at double the rate of the late 20th Century.  As life expectancy continues to increase, our attitudes about divorce continue to evolve.  And while the incidence of divorce is not increasing as quickly … Read More

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TOP 3 FINANCIAL STRATEGIES TO PLAN FOR YOUR DIVORCE

Divorce messes with your head. Believe me, I’ve seen it first-hand. The once smart, together person that you were turns into an emotional, brain-fogged, disorganized basket case. You try really hard to keep it together, but you know this will not go down as ‘the best of times.’ You want to sit down and get it together to plan your future but feel paralyzed … Read More

Funny Quotes about Divorce

They say laughter is the best medicine. And research shows that to be true. Here are some funny things people have said about divorce. Many of the quotes are from Zsa Zsa Gabor, who was famously married 9 times (7 divorces and 1 annulment). To be fair, she lived to be almost 100 years old so maybe that is not too many…

I am a marvelous housekeeper. Every time I leave … Read More

Rain and Snow are going to come.

I started this series in the middle of a heat wave and here we are again in another heat wave. The subject of this blog was supposed to be about “Into each life a little rain must fall.” I wish some rain would fall on this 96°day. And when it finally does, I will be thankful for:

  • the heavenly smell after a rain shower
  • rainbows that accompany rain
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Improve your soil

Just as it is impossible to grow a beautiful garden in sand or clay, it is impossible to live a beautiful, rich life if you don’t give yourself the opportunity to grow. Start where you are, with what you have to work with, and then add to it.

To improve clay soil, you must add organic material and continue to add more as it decays. The organic matter adds nutrients to the … Read More

Use the right tools for the job

There are many tools you can use to have the most successful divorce. Just like you wouldn’t use a snow shovel to dig out a dandelion, you don’t have to fight it out in court to have the best divorce. (I found almost 300 results for “dandelion digger” on Amazon.)

When you and your soon to be ex (stbx) agree on most things, using an attorney who wants … Read More

Set Your Priorities

Someone told me recently, “There are no excuses or even reasons – just priorities.” He said he knew 3 things that I would do tomorrow no matter what. hmm OK – what are they? He said “I know tomorrow you will

  • Eat
  • Digest
  • Go to the bathroom “

He’s right. I always make time for those 3 things even if I don’t make time for anything else. Granted, I don’t have to … Read More