Neutrality and Support Go Hand-in-Hand 

As a family and divorce mediator in both Chicago and New York state, I have an ethical obligation to mediate impartially. Therefore, my actions and how my clients perceive them must not give any special favoritism to either spouse. Mediators constantly struggle with...

Ask for what you need—Mind readers are hard to find!

In our house, we keep a shopping list for the next person who goes out to buy groceries. I’m not the best at putting things on that list, and so when my wife has returned from shopping and something I needed wasn’t purchased, I have only myself to blame—how could I...