Society has a divorce complex fuelled by the media and it's hurting everybody

Society has a divorce complex fuelled by the media and it's hurting everybody

It's clear that society has a divorce complex fuelled by the media and it's hurting everybody. The reason it took me so long the separate is that I feared being labelled a failure, a bad parent, and 'one of them'! Why did I think that, why do a lot of people think that?

What to do with your Australian Medicare account after you separate

What to do with your Australian Medicare account after you separate

There are hundreds of items to action when you separate so we reached out to our pre-launch registered users to find out what questions they needed answers to. One was what to do with your Medicare account after you separate? With no details online, we went directly to the Department of Human Services to get the correct answers.

Girls need their dads, so don't go for sole custody

Girls need their dads, so don't go for sole custody

I was having a conversation with a mother the other day who had just separated and wanted to go for 100% custody of her two girls. My first question was, 'Is he a bad father? Is he an alcoholic, drug-user, or violent? 'No', was her answer, 'he just won't bring them up as well as I would!' What could I say? What should I say? 'Does he love them?' Her answer was, 'well yes of course ...

Top round-up of Australian Meetup groups for separated parents

Top round-up of Australian Meetup groups for separated parents

So its a long weekend and you don't have the kids or invitations to join other families for a BBQ or drinks? It's time to meet new people and Meetup is the best way to find others in the same situation as you. We've rounded up the key Meetups for separated/divorced parents around Australia so get out there and get your social life buzzing again.