Monthly Archives November 2010

Middle Ground is not Common Ground

Posted by Brian S. Beck, M.A. on November 08, 2010  /   Posted in Articles

Middle ground is compromise; common ground is problem-solving. Although most disputes are settled through compromise, common ground is necessary to resolve them, especially when they are intense and pro-longed.

Mediation versus Litigation: What’s the Big Deal?

Posted by Brian S. Beck, M.A. on November 07, 2010  /   Posted in Family Options

What’s the difference between mediation and litigation? A lot! Anyone who’s been divorced knows it takes years to recover. Even “friendly” divorces are costly emotionally and financially. Bitter divorces are nearly impossible to recover from, and the scars can last a lifetime.

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