Divorce events and blogs


Tuesday, October 2, 6pm

This is  a repeat of a program that I attended in July and wrote about earlier here.

Take charge of your divorce.
Nancy Liebman, a certified divorce financial analyst, and Linda Perry, a litigator who focuses on the long-term commitment to co-parenting during and after the divorce process, will share their experiences and provide tools for navigating the legal and emotional challenges of divorce. Moderated by the Tribune’s Jenniffer Weigel.
Time: 6 p.m.
Location: Tribune Tower, 435 North Michigan Ave., Chicago
Tickets: $15
Questions? For more information or help with tickets, please contact:
Jenna Trautman
(312) 222-4358
Lots of good tips and you have a chance to ask questions of the speakers.

Thursday, October 4, 6:30pm

For women who are contemplating, in the process of getting one  or already divorced, join us for an evening of conversation and information. Hear powerful "short stories" from women who have been where you are and who survived and flourished.
Time:6:30 - 8:30pm
Location: All Workshops located at Evanston Public Library, 1703 Orrington Avenue, Evanston
Parking at Church Street Self Park multi-story garage at 525 Church Street, northeast corner of Church Street and Chicago Avenue.
Tickets: $15, you can pay at the door
Questions? 847-328-0313
Reservations required. Partial scholarships available.

DIVORCE UNIVERSITY™ is also looking for help with the following:
1) HELP DISTRIBUTE POSTERS in local neighborhoods or offices for their upcoming conference, Divorce University™ Sunday, November 4th to help us raise awareness and reach more women!  Help women find us!  (We can mail /drop-off the posters to you).

2) VOLUNTEER ON-THE-DAY AT DIVORCE UNIVERSITY™ Sunday, November 4th  -help with set-up, registration, handing out materials, collecting materials, etc.  Morning or afternoon shifts available.

To volunteer to help with Divorce University™ in any way,
call or email IRENE at assistant@thelilactree.org or 847.328.0313 (she works Tuesdays & Thursdays).

There is a growing number of blogs out there detailing a spouse’s divorce experience. This is a great one.

For anyone who has ever felt hopeless while going through a difficult divorce, read what Tina, the blogger,  has been able to achieve, and mostly by herself.  The tagline is: “Narcisstic Personality Disorder and Divorce.”
Tina’s premise is that the family court system does not deal appropriately with with those individuals who have this disorder either diagnosed or not, and act out in ways harmful to both the former spouse and the children.

Those with this disorder, often use the legal system to harass and emotionally batter their families.  The way our legal system is structured, they can and do get away with it!

What is amazing in reading her posts and the many comments, is that so many men have very similar behavior characteristics. For any of you who have been going through unrelenting divorce litigation with a former spouse, you may find similarities to your own situation.  She writes so well, and with a sense of humor and gratitude for all the support she receives from her readers.

She is hoping that the legal system will someday recognize the damage that those who have this disorder [and in her case, her X has been officially diagnosed] and will fashion remedies to deal with it.


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