Posts Tagged "divorce"

Question for divorced parents

(Inspired by an email I received) Let’s say you are divorced with young children – ages 9 and 12. If you are the custodial parent, or it is your week with your kids,  and the…

WWYD – ex husband and religion

A reader – “Marsha” – asked me if I could post this so my readership could help her with some solutions. I know that if I were in the same shoes as this devoted Jewish…

Does the pain of divorce ever ease up?

I was recently asked the following: Does the time ever come when you can see your ex’s name or photograph and just not have a deep visceral negative reaction? When you see you received an…

Poll for divorced parents

When your child is / children are with the other parent – how often do you call on the phone? Do you feel like you are imposing? Or just keeping lines of communication open? When…

Divorce Poll

I know that many of my readers are or have been divorced and are co-parenting to some degree with their ex-spouse. I was curious to know how you communicate with each other and how that…

I am not sure how I feel about this

This video is about a wife who files for a Get, and becomes an agunah (chained woman) because her ex will not show up at the Beit Din. It’s a very important issue, one that…

Eleven Divorces?

This article talks about a man who has married and divorced eleven times. He has only one child. He says he gets married, then after two years it’s time to look for fresh meat a…

Poll for Non-Custodial Parents

If you were offered extra time with your kids, would you a)      Move heaven and earth to make it happen? b)      Try your hardest with a caveat that sometimes life gets in the way. c)     …

Let it go!!

When one has been divorced, it seems others seek you out to tell you their story. One thing I have learned – a lot of divorced people cannot let go. It doesn’t matter how long…

How do I live without you?

I received a question by email, and was asked to blog my answer. The question was “How did you go from being a family to move out and accept your circumstances?” From what this person…

Rescinding a Get

One of the reasons I like social media is that I get to participate in awesome conversations in a variety of different settings about multiple issues. A friend of mine updated his status today that…

My Get Experience

(Get – Jewish Writ of Divorce) All this talk with the researcher about divorce yesterday made me want to write this piece. I have had it in mind to write it for a long time,…