The 4 Ingredients of a Heart-Healthy Divorce With Judith Weigle
After 10 years of working in the divorce business, Judith Weigle reflected on the couples who were able to communicate well and navigate the process with less stress.
And she identified the elements of what she calls a Heart-Healthy Divorce.
So, what steps can you take to make your divorce more amicable and less acrimonious?
Judith is Founder of Divorce Resource, Inc., a firm that provides both mediation and filing services for divorces, legal separations, paternity cases, and post-judgment revisions of settlement agreements.
She has 12 years of experience as a mediator and 10 years in private practice family law. Judith also serves as host of The Amicable Divorce Expert Podcast.
On this episode of Divorce Dialogues, Judith joins Katherine to share the four ingredients of a Heart-Healthy Divorce, explaining how to settle the emotional divorce before you file for a legal one.
Judith discusses how to compartmentalize your time, using work as a respite and scheduling specific times to address your divorce.
Listen in for Judith’s insight on developing a self-care program that includes laughter and learn the communication skills for conflict that will help you sustain a Heart-Healthy Divorce!
The 4 ingredients of what Judith calls a Heart-Healthy Divorce
- Settle the emotional divorce before filing for a legal divorce
- Learn how to compartmentalize your time
- Learn communication skills for conflict
- Develop a self-care program that includes laughter
Engaging a therapist or divorce coach to work through the emotional aspects of divorce
Why some attorneys take a scorched earth approach to divorce
How to use work as a respite and schedule specific times to address your divorce
The service Judith offers as a ‘paralegal on steroids’
A mediator’s role in helping divorcing couples come to settlement decisions
Getting educated on divorce law in your state as a first step in the divorce process
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