Beyond Sunk Costs: Lessons from an Investor’s Mindset for Healing After Divorce
In the realm of personal relationships, comparing a failed marriage to a failed startup can provide insightful parallels. We often find ourselves navigating investments—financial investments that shape our portfolios and emotional investments that shape our relationships. The concepts of sunk...
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What is Walkaway Spouse Syndrome?
Divorce is a complex and emotional journey that individuals may embark on for various reasons. One phenomenon that adds a layer of complexity to the divorce process is "Walkaway Spouse Syndrome." In this blog post, we'll delve into what Walkaway...
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Unveiling the Silent Struggle: The Surprising Link Between Parent and Teen Mental Health
In the landscape of mental health discussions, the spotlight has long been focused on the challenges faced by teenagers. However, recent research led by family psychologist Richard Weissbourd at Harvard's Graduate School of Education has brought a compelling revelation to...
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12 Signs Your Spouse May be Having an Affair
Oklahoma is a no-fault state, and an affair may not carry the weight in a courtroom that many expect, but it's still incredibly relevant to your divorce if you suspect your spouse is having an affair. First it may motivate...
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Is Divorce Contagious?
Yes, maybe. The idea that divorce is contagious is based on social network studies that suggest people are influenced by the behaviors and attitudes of their friends and family members. Research has shown that if someone in your social network...
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Navigating Selfishness in Marriage: Warding Off Divorce
In the intricate tapestry of marriage, couples often encounter challenges that test the strength of their bond, even leading to divorce. One such hurdle is dealing with a selfish spouse. It’s important to remember that selfishness, although frustrating, is a...
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Divorcing a Narcissist: What You Need to Know
Narcissistic personalities can have a devastating impact on relationships and families. Narcissists are often self-centered, manipulative, and controlling, and these traits can make divorcing a narcissist even more difficult and painful, but knowing what to anticipate heading into the divorce...
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Navigating Family Law in Oklahoma
Are you facing family-related legal issues in the great state of Oklahoma? Whether it's divorce, child custody, adoption, or any other family matter, understanding the ins and outs of family law is essential. At The Smith Firm, we're here to...
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Is your narcissistic spouse just selfish and mean?
It’s become so common to hear the word “narcissist” used by clients in our office that we’ve taken a deep dive into the topic and decided to address the issue for anyone considering whether their spouse is a narcissist or...
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You May Be In An Abusive Marriage If….
Domestic abuse is a common allegation in divorce and family law cases. Oklahoma law provides that if you are determined to be the victim of domestic violence you are entitled to an attorney fee award from the other party. Some...
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