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You Make Me Sick

By Joryn Jenkins
I walked into my conference room this morning and introduced myself to the dark-haired young woman sitting there, working on her smartphone.

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Financial Disparity

By Joryn Jenkins
I walked into my conference room this morning and introduced myself to the dark-haired young woman sitting there, working on her smartphone.

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Marry Happy, Stay Happy

By Keerthana Kallarackal
The Institute for Family Studies has found that, contrary to popular belief, the U.S. marriage and divorce rate is now at an all-time low.

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Life Planning, financial, legal, and emotional, in the beginning of a new relationship—using the collaborative process

By Sheila Furr
The word pre-nuptial makes people cringe. It seems so unromantic and threatening when you are talking about marriage.

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Why Are So Many Newlyweds Getting Divorced During The Pandemic?

By Joryn Jenkins
For most newlyweds the months following their wedding hold some of the greatest and most memorable times in their marriage.

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Divorce Is Like A Boiled Egg

By Keith Grossman
“Divorces are a special kind of trauma, and mine was no different.” – Unknown

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Why is the Collaborative Process Important For Families?

By Macie Ellis
The Florida Academy of Collaborative Professionals (FACP) recently hosted the 8th annual conference on Peacemaking Lessons from the War Room.

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Finding Closure (Saying “Goodbye”)

By Joryn Jenkins
Ever caught the song 50 Ways to Say Goodbye, by Train? If you’ve never really heard the words, take a quick listen to the lyrics.

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Hanlon’s Razor

By Joryn Jenkins
I love this. “Hanlon’s Razor states that we should not attribute to malice that which is more easily explained by stupidity.

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Facilitating on the Sidelines

By Wendy E. Coughlin
We have a defined concept of how a mental health neutral (MHP) should participate in the collaborative process but what if the parties don’t want to commit to an MHP?

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Let’s Talk Taxes! Our Not So Favorite Topic.

By Adam T. Magill
Even though we’re not yet in April, taxes should be talked about and discussed in all collaborative meetings you have over the next two months.

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A Better Way

By Megan M. Stodard
What’s a group of attorneys, mental health professionals, financial advisors, and a public relations expert doing at the same conference table.

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