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  • Writer's pictureAlan Jacobs

Ten Tips for Surviving the Trauma of Divorce and Separation


In this excellent blog posting, Mary Banham-Hall offers 10 tips for surviving the trauma of divorce and separation:

  • Mediate.

  • Recognise the different stages of grief.

  • Beware the human instinct to fight.

  • Listen hard to each other.

  • Avoid demonising each other.

  • If you have children, put them first.

  • Set boundaries.

  • Be aware of transference.

  • Know your WATNAS from your BATNAS.

  • Keep a sense of proportion.

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