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Financial Infidelity During the Holidays- 1320 WIL...

The holidays are stressful enough….  parties for work, for friends, for kids, gift buying, traffic….and money.  How do you and your spouse handle discussing financial matters surrounding the holidays? Listen in as Brenda Lee Roberts, M. Ed., LPC talks on1320 WILS Radio Lansing Michigan about Financial Infidelity during the holidays. Financial Infidelity During the Holidays- 1320 WILS Radio Lansing...

Financial Infidelity During the Holidays- 106.9 WS...

The holidays are stressful enough….  parties for work, for friends, for kids, gift buying, traffic….and money.  How do you and your spouse handle discussing financial matters surrounding the holidays? Listen in as Brenda Lee Roberts, M. Ed., LPC talks on 106.9 WSYR Radio New York about Financial Infidelity during the holidays. Financial Infidelity During the Holidays 106.9 WSYR Radio New...

Financial Infidelity During the Holidays- 600 KCOL...

The holidays are stressful enough….  parties for work, for friends, for kids, gift buying, traffic….and money.  How do you and your spouse handle discussing financial matters surrounding the holidays? Listen in as Brenda Lee Roberts, M. Ed., LPC talks on 600 KCOL Denver Fox Radio about Financial Infidelity during the holidays. Financial Infidelity During the Holidays- KCOL Denver Fox...

Divorce Rates Increase in January

Listen in as Brenda Lee Roberts, M. Ed., LPC talks about January being the most popular month for divorce filings on Fox 4 News. January is the Most Popular Month of the Year for Filing for Divorce

Families and Friends Roles During Your Divorce

It’s an unfortunate side effect of divorce.  Your closest friends and family members make a decision that they need to take a side when you tell them about your divorce.  It’s incredibly important that you explain to those who are your support system that this event is happening to your ENTIRE family and it’s important that you give them permission to support your ENTIRE family. Listen in as Brenda Lee...

Families And The Court System

Did you know that 98% of all litigated divorce cases settle PRIOR to trial?  Now, what phase of the journey to litigation do those cases settle?  It varies from family to family.  Some parents quickly see the damaging effects that litigation can have on their families and come to agreements quickly.  Others end up going through depositions before they make up their mind to settle.  Some get the firsts bill from their...

Choosing An Attorney For Your Family in Transition

You don’t know what you don’t know.  When it comes to choosing an attorney to represent you in your divorce or modification, it’s no different.  How is it that we hear so many horror stories about what someone experienced when litigating their divorce.  Well, the first word to pay attention to is “litigate”.  Did you know you don’t HAVE to litigate your divorce?  There are many...

When Your Teenager Tells You They Hate You

It’s the role of a teenager to separate from their parents and to find their way in life.  Unfortunately, for some teenagers, they don’t know how to communicate their need to separate in the kindest of ways.  Listen in as Brenda Lee Roberts, M. Ed., LPC talks about this very common life passage. Brenda Roberts M. Ed., LPC on WTOP Radio in Washington DC

Intentional Conversations

It is very important for parents who have divorced to continue to have intentional conversations with each other about the ongoing needs of the children.  You may have divorced as lovers, partners, spouses, however you have not divorced as parents.  Mom and Dad remain Mom and Dad long after the divorce.  In fact, Mom and Dad remain Mom and Dad for the rest of their lives. Co- parents have good intentions however sometimes...

My Childhood Best Friend

I’m trying to remember the last time I saw her.  My memory says it was in 6th grade, on the bus on the way to school.  She was my best friend for three and a half years.  We met in 2nd grade and became fast friends.  We lived a mile or two apart, out in the country.  We would ride our bikes to each others houses and spend the day and/or night playing.  She was my best friend.  We shared a lot of what was going on...