Why I Became A Divorce Consultant

This is the most personal blog I have written but I thought it would be helpful to share my story…

The question I get asked most often is “why did you decide to stop working as a solicitor?” The main reason involves the lady sitting next to me in the photo opposite – my lovely mum.

The photo was taken in August 2016 at a celebratory lunch marking the 6 year anniversary of my divorce consultancy business.

It felt very..

The Divorce Danger Zone

What is the danger zone during a divorce?

This is when you are feeling emotionally(and perhaps financially) spent with the legal proceedings, but are still stuck in the negotiations for a financial settlement.

You have had enough and want all of the legal proceedings to be over.

You desperately want to be the other side of this difficult time in your life.

How will you know if you are in the danger zone?

Are you feeling under pressure to agree..

How To Tell Your Spouse You Want A Divorce

There is no magic formula to this. My tips are based on how best to avoid unnecessary hurt and upset with this very difficult conversation. You may have decided you want a divorce, but hopefully you still care about your spouse enough to be considerate about their feelings.

Approaching things in a respectful and constructive manner will also help minimise the stress and costs involved in formalising your separation.

Here are my top tips for how best to approach..

How To Approach Valentine’s Day When You’re Single or Going Through Divorce

I’ve never been the greatest fan of Valentine’s Day. It’s a strange concept to choose just one day to celebrate your love for your partner. It’s as if making a fuss of them on 14th February makes up for not showing your love on the other 364 days of the year. I have even heard some even say that it’s a good opportunity to bank some brownie points in your relationship, so it lets them off the hook for..