He looked down at his hands folded in his lap as his eyes filled with tears that he didn’t want me to see.  One escaped and started its slow descent down his cheek.  He brushed it away and told me that she had burned all of his childhood photos.  Photos that were not from a…

Adams also came to understand how important it was that his carefully crafted photos were reproduced to best effect.

“Well at least I got two great kids out of it,” he said with a sigh. It had been a year and a half since his divorce was final and the thirty-something father still felt that strange physical ache in the middle of his chest. A marriage he once envisioned would endure for decades had…

I have never been one much for growing things (except babies), nor am I one who is particularly adept at keeping, say, a houseplant alive. I have harbored a jealousy of my parents who always have beautiful patches of flowers in their yards. I have wondered why I cannot seem to do the same thing…

One of the great things about being married is that there is always someone to point out your flaws and someone nearby to blame on them. One of the great things about being divorced is that neither is present. All of us have habits. Some good. Some not so good. My longstanding habits include planning…

In the last few years, several states across the country – including Nebraska – have raised the question about parenthood after divorce.  Legislators, judges, lawyers, psychologists, mediators and parents are asking, “What is best for children of divorce?”  Views differ wildly on how custody and parenting time should be shared in a post-divorce family. This…