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.

Screen Time and Kids During Coronavirus Between Separated Parents

Let’s face it, you may never have been on the same page as your co-parent with regard to screen time. Indeed, some parents are in conflict as to whether their children should have […]

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When Older Kids Get Involved In Their Parents Divorce Family Law Toronto

When Older Kids Get Involved In Their Parents’ Divorce

He was at University when he got the call. His dad told him he was leaving his mother. She was thirty and never expected that, at this age, her parents would separate. They […]

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How To Keep Emotions Out Of Divorce Family Law Toronto

How To Keep Emotions Out And Focus On The Issues In A Divorce

A parent opens up their lawyer’s bill. Shock. An amount never anticipated. Emotions are a part of every separation. That is normal. However, if you use your lawyer as your therapist or if […]

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Conflict Resolution Tips For People That Don’t Like To Argue

Some folks are what we call, conflict adverse. They don’t like conflict. They avoid it. However, avoiding conflict means some things may not get resolved. Those things may fester. Issues may thus get […]

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Financial Abuse In A Relationship Family Law Toronto

Financial Abuse In A Relationship

Money. Who makes it? How is it accounted for? Who spends it? How are financial decisions made? In successful relationships, people can easily answer those questions and they are satisfied with the answers. […]

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How Much screen Time Is Okay Family Law Toronto

How Much Screen Time Is Okay For My Child?

It is amazing how kids can be sucked into the vortex of screen time. Indeed, it represents the go-to for thousands of kids seeking to escape responsibility, bad feelings or conflict. In this […]

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