separation

Are you a Mum feeling lonely after separation or divorce?

Loneliness, anxiety, feelings of isolation and hopelessness are unfortunately just some of the feelings that accompany every divorce.  Sometimes that pain can be so severe that we sometimes wonder whether we are able to survive for very long, if at all. These feelings are even worse for a mum who has lost custody of her …

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Australia has a suicide problem (ABC)

Interesting article on ABC this morning. Yes, Australia has a suicide issue. We know, because we’re at the front line dealing with it. Here’s an insight not covered. We know who does it. We know how they do it. We’re not so good at understanding why, or what to do about it. Not knowing (or …

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COVID impact to send divorce rate soaring

Unfortunately, Australia’s divorce rate looks set to skyrocket as coronavirus restrictions and ongoing job losses take their toll. At the end of June, Google searches for the term ‘divorce’ have surged to their highest level in 12 months. The number was even higher than the usual post-Christmas spike. Reports say that couples in QLD’s Gold …

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COVID sees Family Law Company see gross profits surge by 58%

It is notable that this article borders on outright celebration of the profit and share increases seen in family law firms resulting from increased divorce levels. Its not great PR for the family law industry. No mention of the human agony that it involves.  The heightened levels of suicide associated with those same separations. The …

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