Browsing All Posts published on »July, 2015«

Divorce Football Style/Martin Rosenfeld, JD

July 28, 2015

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A sportswriter named Conor Orr recently wrote about two teams, two quarterbacks, and a football “divorce”.  The Green Bay Packers are presumed to have mishandled the departure of their star player Brett Favre when they announced his departure from their team several years ago. It was an embarrassment to both team and start player alike […]

Divorce and Stress/Martin Rosenfeld, JDdivorce and stress

July 24, 2015

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Divorce Magazine reported the following about divorce and stress in June 2014: According to the noted “Social Readjustment Rating Scale” (also known as the “Holmes and Rahe Stress Scale”), except for the death of a spouse or child, divorce produces more stress than any other life event. Divorce-related stress can seem almost unbearable at times. […]

Another Perspective on Divorce/Martin Rosenfeld, JD

July 18, 2015

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The thrust of this blog is that divorce can be civil and dignified. However, even civil and dignified divorce can be an event that s scarring and traumatic. Adults can deal with the negative impact of divorce via therapy, support groups, new opportunities for growth, etc. Not all are equally capable of succeeding in all […]

Lessons From S.C. on Divorce/Martin Rosenfeld, JD

July 10, 2015

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The taking down of the Confederate flag in South Carolina gained the attention of many. A former governor of South Carolina was asked how this feat was finally accomplished, after many failed efforts. The response was that the love shown by the relatives of the 9 slain churchgoers was sufficient light to turn back the […]

The Scarring of Children of Divorce/Martin Rosenfeld, JD

July 7, 2015

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A prolific writer on divorce and its impact on children, Rosalind Sedacca, has posed an engaging question. Does divorce scar children or is it the divorcing parents who bring about the scarring? Ms. Sedacca suggests a concept of child-centered divorce. The divorcing parents need to commit to co-parenting their children post-divorce in a supportive and […]

A July 4th Speechline and Divorce/Martin Rosenfeld, JD

July 4, 2015

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Dana Perino, currently a TV commentator, recently gave a talk on the meaning of July 4th, Ms. Perino said: “No matter how much we squabble, there are many, many more things that unite us than separate us.” The idea of a common goal can propel much positive energy. For those who divorce, and have children […]