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I’m Considering a Divorce – Now What? (Part I - Preparing for the Process)

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This is part one of a two-part series.

You are at a crossroads. Maybe you never thought you’d reach this point in your marriage, or maybe you have been thinking about it for a long time. Either way, you need a place to get started. The reality of getting a divorce can be overwhelming.  However, when you simplify the concept and process into manageable parts, navigating the transition can become a little easier.

During your divorce you will need to make several key decisions on how you will approach your case, how you will treat your spouse during your divorce, what issues and “rights” are most important to you during divorce, ...

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Why is my partner pulling away as we get more serious?

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At Center for Shared Insight, PC, we are committed to answering your most burning relationship questions. In fact, the very core mission of our practice includes sharing insight gathered from thousands of hours spent supporting, educating and guiding clients on their personal journeys of better understanding relationship dynamics.

While pulling away in a relationship is often attributed to male behavior, this can happen from either partner and is often a pattern that emerges as partnerships start to get more serious and a bigger commitment is on the table. Here are some insights to help you better understand why a romantic partner pulls away:

Fear of commitment

Especially if your ...

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Singles: 3 Memorable Ways to Celebrate Valentine's Day Solo

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Having a “single” relationship status can be difficult during notable holidays that often involve couples and family – especially Valentine’s Day. For some, it may be a glaring reminder that you are single when the rest of the world says you “should” be in a relationship with a significant other. For others, it may be a welcomed day in which you are no longer in the unhealthy, painful relationship you once were. Either way, it’s impossible not to be bombarded with reminders of love, affection, and couplehood during this time of year. If you are preparing for a solo Valentine’s Day, check out these three ways to honor ...

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Is Therapy Right for Me?

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When you are motivated to change and improve your life, there are a myriad of avenues within your reach to help you get there. In today’s hyper-connected world, you probably rely on a wide range of solutions to help meet life’s goals – everything from accountability apps, to self-help books, to online support groups, to life coaches – especially if you are serious about a shift in life.

The option that may not immediately come to mind or may present some further questions about how it could help, is therapy. You’ve probably asked yourself, “How will this strategy help me realize my goals and dreams and more importantly, ...

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4 Tell-tale signs you know it's time to move forward with a divorce

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It might be the most difficult decision you’ve made your entire live, and the one that will most impact your future happiness:

“Should I get a divorce?”

If you’ve been deliberating about whether you can truly stay in a marriage and be happy and fulfilled, chances are you’ve weighed the pros and cons, talked with trusted friends, engaged in some individual or couples counseling, and read a fair number of online blogs that discuss the ...

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The power of Manifestation: 6 steps to help set successful New Year’s intentions

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It’s that time of year when almost everyone takes time to reflect on the year’s past and look forward to needed changes as the clock strikes midnight on New Year’s eve. While it’s important to engage in evaluation practices and set short-term goals throughout the year, here are some tips for setting and reaching realistic goals in every part of your life – whether that be around relationships, professional aspirations, or health and wellness pursuits.

1. Understand why

So often we overcommit to a long list of goals as the new year approaches. Some of the most common new year’s resolutions are around fitness commitments, job changes, and relationship improvements. Social ...

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Ways to Bring Closure to Your Year

The holidays are a powerful, reflective time of the year and the transition to a new year often necessitates a sense of introspection about our impact in the world. Many of you may look back on 2016 and remember fondly the good that came into your life. Whereas, others may feel a sense of loss, anger, tragedy, and/or heartache, and anxiously await for this dreadful year to end so that you can begin again in the New Year.

Many of our clients at Center for Shared Insight are committed to a continuous process of self-reflection and improvement and our therapists work with these clients – from all walks of life – ...

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