Red flag spotting and Relationship Karma

The real problem is that red flags can turn into devastating disasters when you don’t heed them.

Sometimes we are so intrigued by a relationship that we ignore that nagging feeling that something is off. Usually that feeling is your gut, warning you about a red flag. Here are six serious red flags that you shouldn’t stay in the relationship:

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5 Tips On How To Tell Your Spouse You Want A Divorce And Not Hate Each Other

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When Janet told her husband Matt that she wanted a divorce, he ignored her. A few weeks later, a process server showed up at the door and handed him papers marked “divorce summons.” That’s when Matt realized she was serious. Despite Janet’s efforts to let Matt know her feelings, he still expressed shock and resentment. This set the stage for a very bitter contested divorce.

Most people are uncomfortable with conflict. But you cannot afford to “ghost” out of a marriage when you have kids and property to divide. If you haven’t told your spouse you are unhappy, the news of a divorce will be even more devastating to them. So how can you avoid surprising your spouse and set the stage for a “friendly” divorce (if at all possible)? Here are a few tips to approach the divorce conversation with that goal in mind: Continue reading “5 Tips On How To Tell Your Spouse You Want A Divorce And Not Hate Each Other”

FAQ: How To Divorce When Spouse Is Gone

FAQ: What happens if you can’t locate your spouse but you want a divorce? Listen for my 1-minute answer. Got more questions? Message me.

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“In sickness and in health,” but not in Quarantine: why COVID-19 may trigger divorce rate spike

The Dow has dropped, but divorce rates may spike as the coronavirus leads more couples into work-from-home solutions in close quarters that can lead to increased marital disputes.

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That extra time together could spell disaster to some relationships.

With the news of companies moving to keep workers on voluntary quarantine — working from home where possible — and various state responses to the pandemic, couples already in a fractious relationship may now find themselves stuck at home together. Being stuck in close quarters is generally positive for most couples, but those who are already having relationship problems may find themselves pushed over the edge.

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