Tag Archive: divorce

Five Tips for Divorced Dads: Maintaining a connection with your kids

It’s hard for noncustodial parents to stay in contact with their kids, but it’s possible to maintain a relationship.

Divorce and Widowhood Linked To Poorer Health

Research has shown that men typically benefit healthwise from marriage and that women typically benefit financially. In fact, men who remain married live longer than unmarried men and have a better chance of surviving surgery. The latest research in this area comes from the University of Chicago and Johns Hopkins University. It shows the divorce…

Parental Conflict or Separation? No Difference for Teen Well-Being

Researchers have known for some time that teenagers are better off both academically and behaviourally if they live with both parents. However, new research out of the University of Minnesota and Cornell University indicates that if there is significant parental conflict, the relationship between parents staying together and positive outcomes no longer holds. More specifically…

Helping Kids Deal With Divorce

Divorce is difficult for everyone involved including the parents who were formerly in love and the kids whose world can change overnight. While kids are typically aware of their parents conflicts, they are not usually privy to the intricate and painful emotional process that has led their parents to separation. As a result, it typically…

ADHD and families

A controversial new study has found that parents who have children with an ADHD diagnosis are almost twice as likely to divorce by the time their kids are 8 years old as those without the diagnosis in the family. Families were recruited via a summer treatment program for ADHD. The researchers clarified that childhood ADHD…

FA014 – Anatomy of Divorce

Doctors Brian, Giuseppe, and Richard discuss divorce, and how to minimize (as much as possible) the negative impact of separation on kids. Listen here: [Audio clip: view full post to listen] … or get your free subscription in iTunes. If you use iTunes, you can leave a review! Leave us a comment, or you can…

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