In coaching we often suggest clients that they “keep Amy in the backseat” when you’re in a conflict. We are referring to your Amygdala.
This article addresses the need for further study to help more clearly delineate the process of Marital Mediation from Marital Therapy, and perhaps help MM become more widely known as a legitimate process and therefore utilized as a first attempt at healing the relationship.
What do you say when you feel someone disrespects your spouse?
This article discusses important conversations to have before a marriage to prevent conflict.
Even though the Supreme Court ruling was a significant legal step for LGBTQ couples, the date of marriage may still not be legally clear and thousands and thousands in legal fees could be spent only to find there is no definitive legal answer.
Mediate.com has launched a revolutionary new Family Dispute Resolution Training. This article discusses the factors that led to the making of this new training, including accelerated practice, acceptance of online learning, advances in technology, supporting ownership, and appreciating diversity.
More and more, I hear of couples who are choosing to live together and even have children together without ever getting married.
When you marry someone from another country, many different laws come into play, including family and immigration laws.
This article asks What Is Important When Starting Your Divorce Case?
Some parents hire a coach to help them prepare for mediation. You can save money by coaching yourself. Take these four steps before your first custody mediation session.
The Challenge of Mediating ‘Normal’. This is a potentially risky article to write.
An interview with Marilyn McKnight and Stephen Erickson about the origins of family mediation, their different conflict styles, and the future of conflict resolution. Recorded and shared as part of the Mediation 2020 Conference.
This article discusses questions divorcing couples should ask themselves to prepare for a divorce mediation.
Covid-19 certainly does exasperate the challenge of co-parenting post-separation.
Sound financial planning may be the last thing on your mind when divorcing but it may never be more valuable.
An interview with Joan Goldsmith and Ken Cloke about mediation, being married to a mediator, and the future of mediation. Recorded and shared as part of the Mediation 20/20 Conference.
This article describes a private reflective exercise that may be helpful in assessing your current state of readiness to mediate your divorce.
At the outset of the Covid-19 outbreak, many experts predicted a sharp increase in divorce rates. This has played out a bit differently than expected.
The decision to get divorced is often not an easy one. But what happens when you don’t want a full-blown series of court cases surrounding this experience?
There are many benefits of using mediation in your child custody case. Mediation gives you the final say over the type of custody you get and the other terms of your parenting plan.
Divorce mediation has great advantages over the aggressive and unpredictable process of divorce litigation.
A “gray divorce” occurs when a senior couple ends their marriage after years or decades of togetherness.
This article addresses five important questions parents should ask a family mediator before hiring them. These questions could help parents find the right professional to guide them toward an agreement.
A good co-parenting app helps parents feel focused and organized heading into mediation. Here are the best co-parenting apps so you can choose the right one for your family.
One of the hardest problems that a divorcing couple may face is how to divide up marital property.