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
Hate crimes and hateful language are on the rise. What are you going to do about it?
Christine Carter explains how to shorten your to-do list and feel more motivated to tackle it, all at once.
Gifts should make us feel grateful—but sometimes we only feel guilty or obligated to reciprocate. Here are four ways to stay grateful.
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