How a divorce consultant can help when you are divorcing a narcissist

 

An increasing number of clients are coming to me, saying that they have recognised narcissistic personality disorder traits in their spouse and are worried about how best to deal with this during their divorce/separation.

The client desperately wants to keep things civil and avoid high legal fees but feels helpless to negotiate the terms of their separation with their estranged spouse due to their controlling and manipulative personality.

I have read a really interesting article by Cathy Meyer,..

Something to Avoid During Your Divorce….Energy Drains!

When we’re going through challenging times in our lives, it is important to have a strong support system in place. Our friends and family can play an important part in that.

However, going through a tough time can have a detrimental impact on our energy levels – mental, physical and emotional. As such, we may have a limited amount of energy left after we’ve spent time dealing with the difficult issues. During these times we need to be kind..

30th June is World Social Media Day

30th June is World Social Media Day…

One of the biggest challenges I faced when I launched my divorce consultancy business, was how best to promote it. I created the business model from scratch (I basically made up what I do) and no one else was providing this type of service at the time. Whilst that was great from a no competition perspective, it made marketing it difficult as people wouldn’t know this type of business existed.

Are you divorced and planning to take your children on holiday? Top tips here…

I do a lot of work with my clients around arrangements for the children. I advise them that is in the best interests of the children for the parents to work together to create a successful co-parenting arrangement. Part of this is to reach an agreement around a parenting plan.

Hopefully as part of the parenting plan, agreement has been reached between the parents about when each of them is to have the children for holidays. This can help..

The Benefits of Massage Therapy When You’re Going Through Divorce

As part of my series of blogs on self-care, I have approached holistic therapist, Nerys Donaldson of Sheer Therapy to provide her tips and advice on the benefits of the different types of massage therapy.

Does booking a massage treatment feel like an indulgence? Nerys explains how it isn’t and could form an important part of your self care practice.

Going through a challenging time in your life, such as divorce can take it’s toll on your whole well-being..

How A Divorce Consultant Can Help: Read Mrs G’s Story…

In my role as a divorce consultant, I provide both practical help through the legal process as well as emotional support at what is a very challenging time in my clients’ lives.

I first met the lovely Mrs G at the beginning of her divorce. We worked together throughout the legal process and continue to work together post-divorce for coaching support.  She has very kindly agreed to explain how our work together has benefited her.

Hear Mrs G’s story in her..

The Importance of Self Care: What is it and why is it important?

Through my work as a divorce consultant, as see my role as not just to provide help with the practical side of the divorce process but also to provide much needed support through this difficult time in my clients’ lives.

As such, I talk a great deal to them about the importance of taking good care of themselves.

It is always important to take good care of ourselves and this is particularly the case during the more challenging times in..

How To Create A Self Care Practice

I regularly ask my clients what they’ve been doing towards their self care. The response I often receive is that they are too busy and don’t have time to think about adding extra activities in to their lives and/or would feel guilty if they took time out for themselves.

I think these feelings are common but at the same time, we need to all appreciate how important it is to be taking good care of ourselves – our mental,..

Self Care During Difficult Times

Making sure we practice self care regularly can be challenging at the best of times, but it can be particularly difficult to maintain during stressful times in our lives. We may feel we just don’t have enough time or capacity to add anything else in to our already challenging lives – e.g. it may feel like something else to add to our “to do” list. But it is at these times that we need it most.

If we already had..

Advice From A Divorce Solicitor About Getting A “Prenup”

A “prenup” (also known as a pre-nuptial agreement or pre-marital contract) is an agreement entered in to by a couple prior to their marriage to set out the arrangements as to what is to happen should their marriage end in a divorce.

Prenups are not currently legally binding in England and Wales.

However, a judge is likely to take a prenuptial agreement into account when considering a divorce case and is likely to uphold it, as long as certain safeguards..