Being kind to yourself can make the difference between a good divorce and a bad one.
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The children of Christine Carter's husband have taught her to give her own kids a little more space.
Raising Happiness: Podcast: Is Divorce Always Bad for Kids?By Christine Carter and Rona Renner | May 3, 2012
What does the research show?
Videos and Podcasts: Is Divorce Always Bad for Kids?By Christine Carter and Rona Renner | May 3, 2012
Rona and I are both divorced; we’ve both considered the issue deeply both personally and professionally. When is divorce better for kids than staying together?
Videos and Podcasts: Are You Your Partner’s Equal?By Christine Carter and Rona Renner | April 12, 2012
What do you need out of your relationship? What are your priorities? This podcast is about creating harmony in our relationships—without rolling back to a time when women subverted their need’s to their husbands.
Raising Happiness: Podcast: Are You Your Partner’s Equal?By Christine Carter and Rona Renner | April 12, 2012
In the give and take of a relationship, are your needs being lost?
Raising Happiness: The “Good” DivorceBy Christine Carter | March 19, 2012
Twenty percent of kids are damaged by divorce. Here’s how to make kids part of the other 80 percent.
Raising Happiness: Is Divorce Immature and Selfish?By Christine Carter | March 12, 2012
Or will it actually be good for your kids?
Raising Happiness: Is Your Spouse Enough for You?By Christine Carter | February 13, 2012
Four things you can to do to find out
A new study suggests how people can heal from the end of their marriage.
Raising Happiness: Save Your Marriage While Raising a Compassionate ChildBy Christine Carter | March 16, 2011
Practice tools for teaching empathy to children--on your spouse.
Raising Happiness: Podcast: The Art of the FightBy Rachel Lee | February 21, 2011
Part Two of a series on fighting with co-parents
Raising Happiness: Should You Stay or Should You Go?By Christine Carter | February 16, 2011
Some relationship problems are workable. Others aren’t. Here's how to tell the difference.
Raising Happiness: Podcast: Why Fighting Hurts KidsBy Rachel Lee | February 14, 2011
Part One of a series on fighting with co-parents
Videos and Podcasts: Why Fighting Hurts KidsBy Christine Carter and Rona Renner | February 14, 2011
When parents fight—which we all do—we can damage our children
Raising Happiness: Comment Round-up: Should We Stay Together for the Kids?By Kalai Kubendran | November 10, 2009
Raising Happiness: Is a Divorced Dad as Important as Other Dads?By Christine Carter | June 23, 2008
Does total integrity mean always acting on our feelings? No, says Christine Carter—but we do need to acknowledge our feelings, and not confuse a false self with a real one.
We all have a deep-seated drive to feel in control. But taking it too far can make you miserable.
According to a new study, forgiving your partner may backfire if they have a certain personality type.
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