Terry Gaspard, MSW, LICSW is a licensed therapist, author, and college instructor. Her book "Daughters of Divorce" which she wrote with her daughter Tracy will be published by Sourcebooks in January of 2016. Terry and Tracy offer a healing community about divorce related issues at movingpastdivorce.com. Terry is also a regular contributor to Huffington Post Divorce and DivorcedMoms.com. She is a sought after speaker on divorce and relationship issues. You can follow her on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.
It dawned on me recently that even though I didn’t have a divorce party (just wasn’t in the mood) it doesn’t mean that I can’t mark the 20th anniversary of my divorce in some way. So here it goes, my list of the 10 most important lessons I’ve learned in the last two decades:1. Your partner is not going to changeIn other words, you can’t... READ MORE
How can couples avoid the pitfalls that threaten the happiness and success of a second (or third) marriage? Before considering remarriage, it’s important to ponder if it’s what you really want and to ask yourself if you’ve fully recovered from your past relationship.Let's face it, most couples in second or third marriages face obstacles that those... READ MORE
Children soak up everything they see, feel, and hear. Parents may believe they are giving their children all the love they need, but they send a conflicting message when they fail to reconcile their own relationships with their former partners.There are plenty of things parents can do to protect their children from the damaging impact of long-term... READ MORE