My first marriage resulted in a divorce and a less-than-amicable split, followed by years of strife and disagreement. Statistically, second marriages fail more frequently than first. I am no relationship expert and there’s no snake oil cure in this post. But I am pretty sure this one thing my wife and I do has helped our marriage thrive.
I am Simon from Doctor Foster. Well, not on the show, but I am Simon in the real world. I hid my infidelity for years, only to be caught. My life took off like a roaring brush fire. I lost it all; I hit rock bottom. But I also survived. I don’t know if I should tell my new wife about my past life.
One of the greatest risks for children who experience divorce may be that they learn it as the sole solution to marital problems.
Psychologist Dr. Robert Erdei weighs in on the effects of divorce on men with this newest piece in the “Memoirs of a Psychologist” series.
Another great piece from Dr. Robert Erdei writing about one of his passions and specialties: Raising Resilient Kids After Divorce. How do children of divorce survive and thrive?
Successful co-parents have learned the art of negotiation, listening and mutual respect. It seems our leaders could learn something from co-parents.