Thanks to Lori Lowe and her top marriage blog for recently interviewing me about my work for divorce reform. http://lifegems4marriage.com/tag/saving-marriage/
Thanks to Psychology Today and Rachel Clark for profiling me about my divorce and efforts to work for divorce reform! You can also read more there about the Coalition for Divorce Reform! http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/marry-divorce-reconcile/201106/can-story-inspire-divorce-reform
About.com announces the formation of the Coalition for Divorce Reform. http://fatherhood.about.com/b/2011/05/30/coalition-for-divorce-reform-launches-campaign.htm
Thanks to my new (very talented) writer friend Eve Gaal for telling me I was the inspiration for her article in The Lead Press about the declining value of our oaths in America. There’s a tremendous amount to think about in her thoughtful piece: http://theleadpress.com/culture/oath.html
Thanks to the Smart Divorce Weblog for writing about my fight to save my marriage:
More news about the Coalition for Divorce Reform!
Pairs Foundation says Coalition “Speedbump” will help slow down divorce rates: http://fatherhoodchannel.com/2011/05/19/coalition-pitches-speed-bumps-to-slow-divorce-pace-519/
Marriage Gems announces Launch of Coalition:
Reading this makes me feel like Foreman on last night’s episode of “House,” strapped to his blood pressure gauge. This sounds all too-familiar, except I didn’t opt for the divorce or the blended family bit. The real lesson we should all take away from this is to figure out how to keep marriages and families together in the first place, not continue to shatter them into a million pieces. Sure, in the meantime, we have to make the best of the huge messes we’ve created. But there simply are no silver linings and continuing to wag that dog is, to me, what Elizabeth Marquardt so eloquently calls in her book “Between Two Worlds” — “happy talk.” A better description of what all this boils down to can be summed up in one word used in the author’s post — “nightmare.” Let’s start doing something about it.
Come join me and other writers at the 4th annual Memoirathon on February 17 in Park Slope, Brooklyn. There will also be a photography exhibition. See you there!http://onlytheblogknowsbrooklyn.com/2011/01/22/feb-17-the-memoirathon-experience-and-expression/
Thanks to The Huffington Post and its readers for naming my follow-up article to my August 2010 Daily Beast piece, one of the blockbuster posts of 2010 on The Huffington Post’s new divorce vertical!
What I miss most about being married during the holidays….http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2010/12/25/what-do-you-miss-most-abo_n_800970.html#s214937
Today for the Huffington Post. If you have a minute, go to the comments section — would love your thoughts. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/beverly-willett/pause-in-the-name-of-love_b_790637.html
Very insightful article by Cathy Meyer yesterday on children and their resilency to divorce.
Ditto an article today in the HuffPost by Elizabeth Marquardt about the negative impact of divorce on adult children of divorce.