Articles by Gary Direnfeld

Gary Direnfeld

Gary Direnfeld, MSW, RSW is a Canadian Social Worker in private practice. He is recognized from his 65 episodes of the hit show Newlywed/Nearly Dead, to over 500 columns as the parenting expert of a major metropolitan newspaper, to more than 350 media appearances, to his book, Marriage Rescue: Overcoming ten deadly sins in failing relationships. Courts in Ontario, Canada, consider him an expert in social work, marital and family therapy, child development, parent-child relations and custody and access matters.

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Does Adultery Affect Children Family Law Toronto

Does Adultery Affect Children?

Most kids have some sort of moral compass. Furthermore, depending on age, kids will have a different understanding of what adultery means. Further still, kids realize they are a product of both parents, […]

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Coparenting With Someone Who Cheated Family Law Toronto

After The Affair: Co-Parenting With Someone Who Cheated

Ending a relationship because of an affair can be quite problematic. It is almost as if whatever else transpired to the point of adultery is lost to this breach of trust. For many, […]

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How To Respond To Abusive Text Messages In A Divorce Family Law Toronto

How To Respond To Abusive Text Messages In A Divorce

These days the communication vehicle of choice is text messaging. It’s fast, independent of environment, directly delivered and can provide for instantaneous response. But, these are all the ingredients that may allow our […]

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What Is Children's Aid Mediation Family Law Toronto

What Is Children’s Aid Mediation?

A few years back, the government recognized that when parents get involved with child protection agencies, it can lead to conflict between the parents and the agency as to how best to meet […]

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What Is Emotional Abuse?

Abuse of any kind is about hurting someone for one’s own gain. Abuse comes in may forms. Often people don’t recognize abuse for what it is. For some, the abuse is so regular, […]

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