About Grady Sullivan

As a late adolescent / young adult child of divorce and as a partner at Midlife Divorce Recovery, Grady has become a voice on divorce from the child's perspective. Grady was married two years ago in New York City and loves traveling to Europe with his wife Cristina.

How To Deal With Your Parents’ Divorce

2020-09-23T17:01:16+00:00

Watching your parents get divorced at any age is difficult. It’s terrible to have parents divorcing after 30 years of marriage, and my siblings and I had no idea how to deal with it. Hopefully my experience going through it and what I’ve learned working at Midlife Divorce Recovery will help you learn how

How To Deal With Your Parents’ Divorce2020-09-23T17:01:16+00:00

Helping Children Cope With Divorce

2019-10-24T21:26:34+00:00

Divorce isn’t a pleasurable trip for anyone, and more often than not, children get caught right in the middle of it.  I know, as a parent, you’re often going through an unbelievably painful experience yourself. Even though I watched my Mom spend several years feeling unbelievably sad and pissed and worried about the divorce,

Helping Children Cope With Divorce2019-10-24T21:26:34+00:00

How Does Divorce Affect Children?

2019-01-16T19:52:23+00:00

What a complicated question! There are hundreds of books dedicated to this very question and obviously most parents are very concerned about the effects of divorce on children. I however prefer to think of it a little differently. Instead of reading about what’s going to “happen” to your children, I believe it’s more important

How Does Divorce Affect Children?2019-01-16T19:52:23+00:00

Tips For Becoming A Better Parent During Divorce

2019-01-02T21:05:23+00:00

Get Active! Without a doubt, one of the most transformative ways to get through your divorce and be a more effective parent is to become an active person. During my Mom's recovery period after the divorce, I could always tell the days when she missed a workout. She would be more sensitive to random songs that

Tips For Becoming A Better Parent During Divorce2019-01-02T21:05:23+00:00

3 Simple Ways To Make Life Easier For Your Children During Divorce

2018-01-14T20:29:43+00:00

Although divorce is a challenge for everyone involved, there are many ways you can make the transition easier for your children. In general, children are adaptable and will adjust to the new situation, but even the most resilient people can become overwhelmed when too much is thrown at them at once. Don't Make Too

3 Simple Ways To Make Life Easier For Your Children During Divorce2018-01-14T20:29:43+00:00

Are You Creating Loyalty Conflicts For Your Children After Divorce?

2019-12-02T19:57:36+00:00

At its core, a loyalty conflict occurs when two parties expect a third party to side with them over the other because they either disagree or don't like each other. Vying for their child(ren)'s loyalty may be one of the most prevalent challenges for parents during a divorce and the effects of divorce on children can be tremendous.

Are You Creating Loyalty Conflicts For Your Children After Divorce?2019-12-02T19:57:36+00:00

Does Your Child Think Your Divorce Has Made You A Crazy Person?

2019-12-02T19:57:33+00:00

...Probably, yes! The divorce process can be confusing and extremely difficult for everyone involved. Often when someone is under such an immense amount of stress and frustration (...midlife divorce), they can react in regrettable ways. As a child of divorce, I witnessed many incidents that my parents probably wish they could erase from my memory. And

Does Your Child Think Your Divorce Has Made You A Crazy Person?2019-12-02T19:57:33+00:00

3 Reasons Your Children Might Not Be Talking During Your Divorce

2019-12-02T19:56:00+00:00

One of the biggest issues I keep hearing parents talk about during divorce is that their children won't express their feelings or open up. When I began thinking back on my time during high school, sort of the high-time of the divorce "fireworks," I was one of those children who "wasn't opening up." I realize

3 Reasons Your Children Might Not Be Talking During Your Divorce2019-12-02T19:56:00+00:00

“Your Heart’s Desires” – Attend February 13th & 14th

2018-01-10T18:10:44+00:00

Ready to take your life and your recovery to the next level? "Your Heart's Desires" conference is your chance to meet other women on the divorce journey. Women who are just starting out, women have who fought the battles and won, women who made it their mission to help those struggling with divorce. To start

“Your Heart’s Desires” – Attend February 13th & 14th2018-01-10T18:10:44+00:00