Projects We Help With
There are a few huge (and usually unexpected) life changes that mean we revert from being half of a couple back to a single woman.
This can be any of the big D's --
* Divorce * Death of a spouse * Disability * Deployment *
Before this event, it made sense to share the load -- there's no need to duplicate effort, right? But what if, after 5 years, 10 years, or longer, you've got to figure out all the pieces again? And let's say this unexpected event leaves you scrambling mentally, emotionally, and financially -- that's where we come in. We can help deal with the nuts and bolts of day to day life and get you up to speed on everything you need to know and do, so you can focus on the less tangible side of it all.
Death of a Spouse
Before, During, and After a Divorce
Divorce in its own right can be overwhelming, and while it means you're on a new path, it also means you'll be picking up a lot of pieces that someone else once carried. Beginning early in the legal process, we can help you keep it organized and manageable so you can focus on healing. There are services specifically tailored to each phase - during the divorce, immediately after, and long term support.
In an ideal world, we'd live near our children, and when the times comes, they'd step in and help us manage. But it's not always an ideal world. Kids live far away, and/or sometimes don't have the skills, the time, or the inclination to help us transition to a new normal. We're happy to work with you *and* your kids, where relevant, to make sure the transition from wife to widow is as smooth as possible.
Deployment and Disability
In many cases, these are temporary -- but it doesn't mean you need any less support. The bills still have to get paid, the house still has to be maintained, and you still have to manage it all, while coping with the stress of a spouse who isn't present, or who is recovering from or suffering through an illness or accident.