At Crossroads, we mention on our website and in our literature that we are a Christian Counseling Practice. Many of the couples I see, however, have experienced such chaos, turmoil and disappointments in their relationship, that they are ready to call it quits. At least one of … [Read more...] about I’m Miserable! So Why Should I Stay in This Marriage?
Opposites DO Attract . . . but then what? Have you ever said this before to a friend about your spouse? “I have tried my best. We are just so different. I know that he seemed so wonderful while we were dating.” Or “She was so different from anyone I had ever met. … [Read more...] about The Secrets to A Life-long Marriage: Starting the Journey
How could this happen? The day you took your wedding vows, you took for granted that this relationship would be for the rest of your life. You threw yourself into making your marriage work, perhaps putting your career goals on hold, supporting your spouse, taking care of the … [Read more...] about Recovering From Divorce
Sheer, icy cold terror. That is the only way I can describe what I felt when I discovered my marriage was not what it seemed. It knocked the wind out of me. I found it hard to breathe and even harder to think. I wandered around my study, thoughts whirling in my head. What does … [Read more...] about 15 Hidden Costs of Divorce
There is no such thing as a perfect parent. I know that from imperfectly raising my own five children! After years of parenting, teaching children in grammar school, and now counseling both parents and their kids, I would like to share some of my observations. Here are 8 things … [Read more...] about 8 Parenting Mistakes To Avoid
Cooperating with your ex partner and successfully parenting after a divorce or separation requires rethinking your entire relationship. The family is changing but it is still there in a different form. Even though it may be hard, try to develop a respectful, cooperative … [Read more...] about Co-parenting After Divorce-Part II