Protecting Yourself in an Abusive Relationship

The problem is far more prevalent that most American’s realize. The statistics reveal that a woman is 85% more likely to be the victim of domestic violence, with only 15% of cases involving male victims every year in the United States. In fact the statistics show that 1 in 4 women will experience an instance of domestic violence at the hands of their intimate partner. (Image Credit: For more data on domestic violence, read “30 Shocking Domestic Violence Statistics That Remind Us It’s An Epidemic” by Alanna VagianosContinue reading

Divorcing a Narcissist: What You Need to Know

No divorce is ever easy. The entire process of ending a marriage can be traumatizing for one or both parties involved and the circumstances and reasons for dissolving a marriage are unique. Very rarely in the case of divorce do both parties wish to see the relationship end; when one partner wants the divorce and the other does not, typically that is when some of the most spiteful, drawn out divorces occur. (Image Credit:×290.jpg) For individuals who are married to someone with an emotional disorder or someone whoContinue reading

Things to Keep in Mind before Discussing Alimony

Despite best intentions, not all marriages last forever. And coming to an individual or mutual decision to end the marriage is a difficult journey for both spouses. Divorce dredges up feelings of anger, disappointment, sadness, regret and even resentment. Whether one or both spouses wish to dissolve the marriage, it is hard choice and what follows is something few people are prepared for. (Image Credit: Having a peaceful and amicable divorce is what most couples are absolutely certain can happen, but the animosity generally begins when conversations aroundContinue reading