Paths Forward Blog: Detachment

Paths Forward Blog: Detachment

Losing an emotional connection with your spouse can be more painful than losing them to death.“Emotional checkout” happens often and while there may be specific reasons, i.e. depression, that cause detachment, there are ways to help facilitate a path forward. You may...
Paths Forward Blog: Disability

Paths Forward Blog: Disability

When your spouse is disabled, they can often become discouraged, and even depressed. Dealing with these issues can leave you feeling lonely.Depending on the expected duration of disability, and severity of the causing factor, things can look very daunting. Do we have...
Paths Forward Blog: Death

Paths Forward Blog: Death

It can feel overwhelming when your spouse passes away.Dealing with the emotional aspect of losing a spouse is tough enough, but surviving spouses can become overwhelmed dealing with final arrangements, locating account information, dealing with insurance claims, and...
Paths Forward Blog: Dementia

Paths Forward Blog: Dementia

When your spouse suffers from dementia, it is especially hard since, as the caregiver, you feel as if you’ve lost your spouse, yet your spouse is still here requiring care.Aside from trying to process the sorrow of your loved one’s condition, dealing with financial...
Paths Forward Blog: Divorce

Paths Forward Blog: Divorce

Losing your spouse to divorce is emotionally traumatic.No matter the reason for the divorce, or the stage of life in which it occurs, divorcing is generally a painful experience and the financial aspects can cause a great deal of anxiety.Should I keep the house?Should...