Following on from last week’s blog, read on to find out more about how to take back control when you are separating.
Gaslighting is a term that has been in the news quite a bit recently but what is it, how can you recognise it and is it dangerous to you and your relationship?
1. Time: the greatest healer?
You may find yourself in shock. This may be a position you never thought you would end up in. You probably have no idea what to do. It sounds like a cliché, but time really is a great healer. It is also important to make some time for you. Do things you like doing and make an effort to put yourself first as much as possible.
Dating after divorce is both a daunting and exciting prospect. Chances are you have been out of the dating game for a while and it has changed! In a world of online dating, dating apps and social media it may seem like no one has “chance encounters” anymore and establishing yourself in this new world can feel impossible.
More than 5.9 million people in the UK are choosing to live together without marrying making cohabiting families the fastest growing type of household. More than half of cohabitees still believe they are protected under “common law marriage”. However, this is a myth and few are aware that they have little or no legal protection if their relationship ends.
Are you worried that your partner may have strayed? We have put together some of the common signs that may lead you to question your partner’s fidelity. Whilst these traits are common in people cheating or hiding something, it does not necessarily mean that they are and should not be taken as proof alone.
When parents separate and can’t agree the arrangements for their children, it can be difficult for grandparents to see their grandchildren.
If you have been married to, and divorced a narcissist, you will be more than aware of their personality traits and the impact that has had on you. But now you have removed yourself from that situation, how to you learn how to co-parent with them? Is it even possible to co-parent with them? In short yes, but only in a limited way.
Carol is a Partner here at Harrogate Family Law. As a well-known family lawyer in North Yorkshire, she has recently taken the step to convert to a Solicitor after 25 years’ experience of being a Chartered Legal Executive. We managed to grab her for a quick coffee and chat to find out more about her and what this conversion means.
Harrogate Family Law has received Stage 1 Cyber Essentials Certification for the second year running.