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BBC Radio Solent Interview - Affairs

On 8th April 2015, Cathy & Neil were interviewed by Katie Martin on her topical afternoon show on about affairs. She had read an article on how a husband’s six-year affair saved a marriage, and wanted to explore the whole topic. What came out is that affairs happen usually because of…

It begins with 'S' and rhymes with 'lorry'

This article came from Rin Hamburgh for the Guardian. We find it can become a point of contention if one partner doesn't ever apologise when the other does. Here are some strategies for defusing this: Do you find it hard to say sorry, or to have your apologies accepted? These…

I wasn't treating my husband fairly, and it wasn't fair.

Here's a blog posted by MissFranJanSan on Reddit.  It was shared on Facebook, and is one of the few relationship posts that I have seen that attracted only male responses.  I have come across cases where this behaviour has applies to men as well, but as MissFranJanSan points out, it is…

What kids of divorced parents really want this Christmas

It's been the right thing for a number of our clients to split up.  And some have come to us to build new relationships having already survived a divorce (or two). At this time of year, it's about the giving the kids the best Christmas possible. Christina McGhee has some excellent…

Advice for Grey Divorces

Here's an excellent article by Nathalie Boutet. We think it's well worth passing on this advice....  Are you or your partner more than 60 years old and divorcing?   If so, then collaboration or mediation can be your best hope of preserving your family’s finances. Much has been written about the…