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The Placebo Effect Can Mend Your Broken Heart, Study Suggests

The pain felt during an emotional breakup is actually very similar to physical pain. Researchers tested subjects via photographs of their previous breakup partners as well as providing a jolt of physical pain. The fMRI showed similar locations in the brain active during each test. The subjects were then given a nasal spray placebo and the test was repeated. The placebo group experienced less emotional and physical pain. The takeaway is that one needs to believe that things can and will get better in the future.

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3 Ways To Prepare Your Life (And Your Heart) For A Divorce

Anyone going through a divorce is one of the most difficult things you can experience. I love that you recommend that you should find a partner you can trust to talk too, sometimes just talking about it, can you make you feel so much better. We also do need to know our rights and to know the correct things to do, will give you the confidence you need. Taking it one day at a time is so important, because we can get so caught up with trying to do so many things, sometimes we do have to just take a step back, take a deep breath and know that we will get through it one day at a time.

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What to Do About Deep Loneliness Post-Divorce

A lot of divorced people experience social stigma, friends leave and it is hard to make new friends. This makes a tough situation even tougher. There are some tips to manage this feeling of loneliness. You need to embrace fully grieving your situation, you will get over it quicker and move on faster. Stop dwelling unnecessarily on your past. Don’t be afraid to go to support groups and get out there to meet other people. Finally, find people who understand and support you.

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After an Affair, How Innocent Partners Rebuild the Marriage

In order for a couple to repair the relationship post affair, it takes a great deal of proactive and positive behavior from the innocent partner. The key factor to rebuilding is to forgive the individual who cheated which in turn will rebuild intimacy through grace. These acts of forgiveness are very powerful emotionally. This also includes avoiding any mention of the affair, increasing acts of kindness, open communication, talking about what led to the affair and then doing things to demonstrate love and forgiveness. Doing these things along with therapy will help couples who would like to continue a marriage post affair to do so.

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10 People Who Might Not Like You When You Get Divorced

When you’ve lived through a marriage and made the tough decision to part ways with your spouse, there will be heartache. But with time and hindsight also comes wisdom.”I have seen many people, usually women, who have elected to be homemakers, a valuable contribution, then find themselves at a distinct disadvantage during and after divorce proceedings. I advise people to continue their education and at least part-time employment so that in case of a divorce they are better able to move into a position of financial independence.”

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Co-Parenting Tips If You Have Asperger’s/Autism

Divorce is never easy especially when one of the two have Asperger’s especially when there are children regardless of their ages. Here are four ways to make raising children easier if you are on the spectrum, The first thing is to have a concrete and structured parenting schedule. Recognize that your children need different things in different parts of their development. Civility is the best interest for you and your children. Children need freedom and social engagement to grow.

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Divorce Isn’t What Harms Kids’ Health, Study Finds, But How Parents Handle It Is – Romper

Despite pre-conceived notions of the ill effects on divorce on children, the divorced itself does not cause these psychological issues, but how the parents handle their divorce. In fact, children do not mind the separation if it does end the dispute between each other. The child not being used as a bargain for the divorce is the most helpful way to prevent somatic stresses of the children. Healthy coping skills and time would be most beneficial to negate the stressful effects of divorce.

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After divorce, shared parenting is best for children’s health, development – STAT

Just because the marriage didn’t work out, doesn’t mean the kids should suffer. The best thing is to find a way for the parent s to find a mutual way to share parenting and perhaps find a way to become friends once more if not for themselves, just for the kids. It’s not worth the kids hating themselves or you because of a failed marriage. You two can be amazing parents I feel you give each other the chance.

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Your Divorce Is Not Part Of Your Teen’s Graduation – Patch.com

The psychologist in this article is clearly state that, what children face after their parents divorce, and how they feel about their parents. The education of children is must important for their parents than their ego’s and frustrations. Every divorce situation after divorce, grand parents must take their responsibility to graduate their grand parents, and how children to be enjoy their graduation without any difficulties from their parents. Couples after divorce can agree to a one-time amount or staggered payment at different stages of the child’s educational life or a monthly payment with incremental increase.

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Report: More baby-boomers getting divorced – WDEL 1150AM

Studies show that more baby-boomers are getting divorced than generations before. Thoughts are that this is due to the longer lifespans. Thanks to advanced medicines and technology, people are living longer and therefore have more time to enjoy life after retirement. Many people are retiring and realizing that the person they are with is not enjoyable or pleasant to be around for the rest of their lives. Baby-boomers are getting more divorces but are ultimately living happier lives because of this choice.

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