Divorce Advice that Actually Helps
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Divorce Advice that Actually Helps

The Huffington Post asked its readers to share a piece of advice that was truly helpful when they were going through their divorce. Below are a few of the general themes covered along with our own thoughts. However, if you want to read the original article by Brittany Wong, click here. Take the high road….

201305.22
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Florida and Minnesota Governors Veto Alimony Reform/Equal Parenting Bills

For the second time in a year, a governor has vetoed an equal parenting bill. Last year it was Governor Mark Dayton of Minnesota who vetoed a bill that was 13 years in the making and that had finally gotten the approval of both houses of the state legislature. Now it’s Governor Rick Scott’s turn…

201305.02
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Gov. Scott Says Florida Alimony Reform Bill is ‘Retroactive’

Governor Rick Scott on Wednesday night vetoed a bill that overhauled Florida’s alimony and child custody laws. In a two-page veto letter Scott said he couldn’t support the bill because it applies retroactively. Christine Jordan Sexton reports for the Tampa Bay Business Journal.

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Gov. Rick Scott Vetoes Florida Alimony Reform Bill

Governor Rick Scott has vetoed a bill that would have ended permanent alimony in Florida. Central Florida News 13 reports.

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Will Governor Scott Say ‘I do’ to Alimony Bill?

The fight between those who want alimony changed in Florida and those who do not is spirited, but a decision will not be drawn out. Christine Jordan Sexton reports for the Jacksonville Business Journal.

201304.22
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Florida House Passes Bill to End Permanent Alimony, Governor Needs to Sign

Florida lawmakers approved a bill ending permanent alimony on Thursday, April 18th even while Florida Bar lobbyists have been trying to persuade Governor Rick Scott to veto it. James L. Rosica reports for the Associated Press.

201303.18
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Taking the ‘Permanent’ Out of Permanent Alimony

Unhappy married couples tend to believe they’re trapped in a life sentence—they may be right. Geoff Williams reports for U.S. News.

201209.18
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Don’t Divorce Me: an HBO Documentary of Kids Giving Advice To Parents

If you were a child of divorce or you are a divorced parent, you understand how difficult the split can be on the family. DON’T DIVORCE ME! KIDS’ RULES FOR PARENTS ON DIVORCE addresses this important subject, allowing kids to offer dos and don’ts parents should follow and providing a valuable tool for families struggling to find their way.

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3 Ways to Combat Post-Divorce Stigma

When you have to tell someone that you’re divorced, it feels like admitting that you failed at something. Marni Battista, founder of Dating with Dignity, says you’ve experienced a great loss, and you may feel shame at having gone through the “Big D”: divorce. From The Huffington Post.

201209.12
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Ten Keys to Successful Parenting

It is important that we discipline in a way that teaches responsibility by motivating our children internally, to build their self-esteem and make them feel loved.  The International Network for Children and Families suggests the following ten keys to parenting that have been proven to provide children with a sense of well-being and security.