Positively Paula

Divorced and/or Remarried? Mediation Can Help You

Tuesday, September 27, 2011
When I was going through a divorce over a decade ago, I associated the word "mediation" with "giving in." And, in no way was that going to happen! In my view, I had been wronged, and things weren't going to be even. I was in such a different mindset then, and just the thought of my sitting on the living room floor, jousting, and divvying up our joint collection of CDs and "...one stuffed Pikachu for your house, and I get the stuffed Barney for mine" is horrifying. Whether you are divorcing or remarried, tune in to my next RemarriageWorks show (the Stepmom's Toolbox) on 10/3 to learn how professional mediation can help you.

On 10/3 at 8 p.m. EST, on our new RemarriageWorks.com BlogTalkRadio show, our topic will be "Mediation Can Help You in Divorce and Remarriage." Join me as I interview guests Jim Pope, M.S.W., J.D. and Ann L. Warshauer of the non-profit organization, Northern Virginia Mediation Service. As professional mediators, they will address: the ABC's of mediation, not only divorce mediation, but how mediation can help you in your remarriage and stepfamily life.

Are you facing a sticky or downright high conflict situation with an ex? Are you frustrated with shared joint custody problems? Are you absolutely stressed from child support, or lack thereof? Do you need a co-parenting plan? Does your child still want to see her step-grandparents after your ex has divorced again?

Thanks to our show's sponsor, IDEALS of Kentucky, tune in to our show on 10/3 at 8 p.m. EST, and hear the facts about mediation, and how it can help you in your divorce and remarriage. We'll even discuss if and when it doesn't work. I am sure it is a much healthier process to explore than tugging on Barney's arm or even worse. Very sad, but true in so many cases. 


Recent Posts


Tags

remarriage works Garter Brides stepfamily challenges late wife's family RemarriageWorks familymoon shared joint custody custody spouse problems in your remarriage journaling stepfamily names the garter brides after divorce stepmom's stepfamilies National Stepfamily Day stepmotherhood stepparenting stepparents encore bridal dress remarried remarrying brides Father's Day stepfathers step parent carl delmont freedmont mortgage blended families step family stepkids second wedding planning stepmom Justice Harvey Brownstone USABFA DIY wedding invitations wedding invitations family law attorney divorcing stepmoms stepfamily experience divorce stepsons stepbrother merging two families stepmother separation post divorce stepfamily support group remarried with kids ex step-grandma remarriage journey families fatherhood father rights blending your credit histories weddings and children stepson stepfamily counseling stepdaughter children professional mediation family matters United States Blended Family Association custody battle United States of America Blended Family Association stepfamily issues co-parenting plan stepparent national stepfamily summit encore wedding relationships love for grown-ups exes stepson's Journal for Stepmoms relationship questions stepfamilies with special needs kids second marriage therapist marrying second honeymoon remarrying bride christy borgeld stepchild previous marriages step-grandparents brady bunch custody lawyer stepfamily with a special needs child stepdad stepfamily coach widowed blending families encore bridal specialist Kim Olver Mother's Day wedding invite co-parenting marriage second wedding Mrs. Delaware Chuck Semich Stepmom's Toolbox stepfather family therapist stepfamily meeting financial problems Yaffa Balsam divorce mediation family carla david design joint custody stepfamily life separated stepmoms-to-be widowhood second time around stepfamily alimony second marriages NARME stepchildren wedding invite wording blending stepfamily advice family court blended family family law court encore brides blended stepmothers second wedding invitations remarriage mediation marry wedding invitation wording child support remarries wedding invitation remarry IDEALS of Kentucky divorced marriage education stepfamily relationships para-kin.com remarriages national stepfamily day foundation remarrying judge's verdict family law judge second weddings Stepmoms Toolbox stepdads Northern Virginia Mediation Service stepfamily terms mediators bonus mom stepfamily counselor

Archive

Tell Us More About Your Second Wedding!

1. How much did you spend on your second wedding?

$0 - 1,000
$1,001 - 5,000
$5,001 - 10,000
$10,001 - 20,000
$20,001 or more

 

Here's What You're Saying

“I find your site extremely helpful and resourceful in dealing with the many and daily issues of parenting, co-parenting and life issues that come along.” –J.P.

“I love the information you all provide. The magazine was so helpful in trying to navigate the remarriage with kids territory. Thank you for all of your information and inspiration you provide.” –K.W.

“Have I mentioned HOW MUCH I love your site?!?!? It's really cool. . . . I'm getting married to a man that has two kiddos, and it's quite a lifestyle change for me!” –M.M.

Win a Copy of
Eat, Drink and Remarry

This is not your mother’s second wedding! Getting married again? Wondering why the planning is harder than you thought it was going to be? Enter to win a copy of Eat, Drink and Remarry by Stacey Tucker!


Tweets from RemarriageWorks!