Author: Jeff Zimmerman

Helping Northern Westchester Families

Feb 14, 2019BY: Jeff ZimmermanIN: Collaborative Divorce

It Looks Like Anger, But Is It?

One or the primary emotions felt by people who are getting divorced is anger. People get enraged, say hurtful things, and are critical and blameful. Such hostility is very common. It can go on for years and seems to not easily burn out. So what fuels it? Anger can be called “a cover-up emotion”. It […]

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Dec 12, 2017BY: Jeff ZimmermanIN: Children and Divorce

Divorce: Who Is It About?

Divorce is one of the most stressful and difficult times. Your whole life may seem upside down and in chaos. You may have serious concerns about whether and how you and your children will be ok, and what the future will be like. Your spouse may be angry, hostile or withdrawn, and may be far […]

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Whether you’re initiating divorce, it’s being initiated by your partner, or it’s a mutual decision, it comes with a whole host of feelings including anger, anxiety, sadness, and guilt. Guilt can be profound, and can impact our relationship with our children, our ex spouse, and even ourselves. Guilt can weave its way into our psyches […]

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People commonly confuse a divorce with the end of a family. The two are not synonymous.  Marriage is created when two people enter a marital union and become spouses. Family is created when children come into the picture and the spouses become parents. Divorce is only the untying of the marital bond. The responsibilities, commitments, […]

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