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divorce and mental health

Mental health includes our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It affects how we think, feel, and act.” [1] A decline in a person’s mental health can be triggered by major life events (i.e. birth, death, divorce, job(s), etc.). When going through a divorce, you must…

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This post concludes the three-part series on Massachusetts Harassment Prevention Orders. In Liew v. Stansfield, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court focused on the type of speech involved and whether or not that type of speech was exempt from the harassment definition . A different Massachusetts…

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Postpartum Depression is a mental health disease that is often undiagnosed and can be a factor that leads to separation and divorce. It is important to know the signs of postpartum depression so it can be properly treated. Untreated postpartum depression may cause the father/husband…

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Courtesy of www.suhaibwebb.com. The following article titled “6 Things Not to Say to Someone Who is Divorce” by Amal Killawi and Zarinah Nadir is a good list of how to talk to someone recently divorced. The authors audience is mainly Muslim, but their advice applies…

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Some of the best divorce resources on the internet are listservs. A Listserv is a mailing list that is centered around a category. Divorce listservs allows people from all over the world to share their feelings, experiences and advice regarding divorce. It allows a person…

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You are probably thinking what do divorce and Passover have to do with each other. The answer is that I was introduced to the following divorce joke at a Sedar recently and think it is funny enough to share. Divorce is an extremely emotionally difficult…

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How do you deal with in-laws during divorce? This is particularly applicable for those people that have either formed a strong relationship with the in-laws or feel that their in-laws have created unnecessary friction between the divorcing parties. These two categories of people may find…

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Following Part I in this three-part series on Massachusetts Harassment Prevention Orders, this post focuses on the most recent Massachusetts Supreme Court decision discussing the requirements for the issuance of a Harassment Prevention Order and its relation to constitutionally protected and unprotected speech.

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