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Enjoy Robin’s Divorce Mediation Blog. Here she shares her knowledge and insights on topics related to Divorce Mediation Practice & Procedure, Child & Spousal Support, Child Custody and Co-parenting, Divorce Finance & Taxation, and Relationships & Emotions as they relate to families, divorce, dating and Relationship Coaching.

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Robin Graine, JD, CDFA™


The Number One Predictor of Divorce

The Number One Predictor of Divorce

       Dr. John Gottman, PhD, a 40-year veteran of marriage and divorce studies, co-founder of the Gottman Institute, and author of The Seven Principles ...

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What Makes Divorce Mediation Work?

What Makes Divorce Mediation Work?

Mediation is a confidential settlement process in which a trained, neutral settlement expert – the “mediator” — facilitates communication between ...

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Tax-timing a Marriage or Divorce

Tax-timing a Marriage or Divorce

As part of your tax planning, you need to consider an expected change in your filing status for this year or next. The frequently overlooked strategy ...

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Some Things Never Change

Some Things Never Change

Thinking you can change your partner is a classic pitfall in many marriages. Though you can sometimes learn to deal with the foibles and flaws of your ...

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Can an Ugly Divorce Cause PTSD?

Can an Ugly Divorce Cause PTSD?

There is a wonderful article by Lisa Arends in the Huffington Post called "PTSD After Divorce." In it, she describes her own reaction to her divorce as ...

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Why Marriages Fail

Why Marriages Fail

The Reasons that Modern Marriages Fail

Marriages fail at an alarming rate in our culture for three primary reasons:

Most people rate personal ...

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