Tag Archives: Control

Understanding the Emotional Impact of Separation

By Susan Regan, MFT Members in my divorce support group have discussed what bad habits they get into in their long-term relationships. I’ve often heard folks say that their long term relationships have changed them. They stopped doing things that made them feel happy and started experiencing less joy in their life in general.  Group […]

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Intense Emotional States and What To Do With Them

By Susan Regan, MFT Oftentimes, we have intense emotional states and get flooded with the emotions. It’s important to understand why this is happening. Sometimes, we get flooded with past traumas, but it’s important to slow down and remember not to act or react during this time. People in our group described times that they […]

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Ways to Avoid Putting Your Child in the Middle When Going Through Divorce

By Susan Regan, MFT This is an excerpt from the book Cooperative Parenting and Divorce: Shielding Your Child from Conflict — A Parent Guide to Effective Co-Parenting by Susan Boyan and Ann Termini. This book is dedicated to protecting the emotional health of your children from the difficulty in the transition process of divorce. I highly recommend […]

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