As a psychologically-trained divorce attorney and mediator, I can often
spot the signs of an unhealthy relationship. My advice in some cases is
to seek therapy. In other cases, I strongly suggest they consider divorce.
After speaking with a spouse and evaluating the details, I will suggest
mediation or litigation.
If you see yourself experiencing some of these warning signs, you need
to know there are options. I hope this information will help you and give
you the courage you may need to take the first step!
My 5 Top Warning Signs Are:
- You don’t get to be yourself
If you are constantly apologizing for who you are, you are not with the
right person. Constant criticism of another person wears on the fabric
of their self-esteem. Healthy partnership is about building each other
up, not breaking each other down.
If your partner tries to control everything you do, where you go, how you
spend money, who your friends are, monitoring your emails, trolling your
social media, this is not love. This is control. Take notice!
If you cannot rely on the truth from your partner, you have a real problem.
This might seem somewhat obvious, but it isn’t always. Liars are
not to be trusted. You are not in a safe and balanced relationship when
your partner is wearing a veil of deceit. You could get hurt.
- Your family and friends don’t like your partner
If your loved ones don’t like your partner, start listening! If friends
and family start to distance themselves because of how uncomfortable they
feel around your partner, you are about to become isolated. This isolation
lends to your partner having more control. This has all the earmarks of
abuse. Pay attention!
- You feel better when your partner is not around
In a healthy relationship we enjoy the company of our partner. We can’t
wait to spend time with them. If you feel better when your partner is
away from you, something is wrong! It’s never too late to end an
unhealthy or toxic marriage. You, and your family, deserve better!
If you need help taking that first step, call me. I will skillfully take
you through a divorce process that will make you feel safe and confident.
Having an attorney/mediator/advocate can help you move out of a marriage
that is not serving you well.
For over 35 years as a divorce attorney and mediator, I have been guiding
spouses successfully to find the right path to divorce. I can help you too!
FREE 1 HOUR CONSULTATIONS are very
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I look forward to speaking with you.
Continue to stay healthy and safe!
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