Divorce & Mental Health
Lisa Zeiderman is a monthly contributor to Psychology Today. In her column,she writes about understanding mental health issues as they apply to divorce and child custody. Psychology Today, a digital magazine covering topics ranging from behavioral research to practical guidance on relationships and mental health. Lisa’s articles offer great insight into divorce today including co-parenting, dating after divorce to dealing with a narcissist and protecting yourself and your finances from a bipolar spouse.
Personality disorders, bipolar disorder in particular, can wreak havoc on a relationship and make dating difficult. But they don’t have to.
Divorce is often difficult for children to process, and recoupling adds another layer to the stressors that a child is already undergoing as a result of substantial changes in his or her day-to-day routine.
There are a few things you can do to legally protect yourself and your finances when married or proceeding through a divorce with a spouse who suffers from bipolar disorder or another mania-related disorder.
If you have recently gone through, or are going through, a divorce, particularly if there are children involved, you might be very cognizant of how your divorce has changed the holidays for you and your family including many holiday traditions.
Many divorcing parents wonder how dating will affect their children and question the best time to introduce a new “significant other” or even a not so “significant” other to the children.
One of the greatest challenges that can face a married couple or a couple in the process of getting a divorce is when one or both partners suffer from a mental health disorder.
The concept of gaslighting has been around for a long time. Increasingly in the age of smart home technology, more tangible items can be used for manipulation.
I frequently collaborate with therapists on child custody and high-conflict divorce cases. And I have dealt with my share of cases involving a narcissist on one side of the table.