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Category: Therapist’s Insight

Honor Thy Mother: No Matter Your Circumstances

Each year, we can count on Mother’s Day falling on the second Sunday of May. This is a day we celebrate the women who have nurtured children and given of themselves to no end. The second Sunday of every month of May can also be a point of contention for some if they are in […]

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Borderline Personalities and Divorce

Anecdotal evidence suggests that individuals with personality disorders, particularly borderline personality disorder, have both higher rates of divorce and more difficulty negotiating this difficult life transition. A legal colleague asked me to examine why this may be true and how best to help people with this diagnosis when their marriage ends. The DSM V provides […]

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Can I Divorce A Spouse Who Has Mental Illness?

The quick answer is, of course, you can legally end a marriage when a spouse is mentally ill. But the real question is may I end this marriage—i.e. can I give myself permission, ethically, morally to do so. This question raises several issues. The most important one may be the definition of mental illness. It […]

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