Ben’s Blog

Mediator Blog Helping Family Communication and Family Conflict Resolution

Ben Stich provides family and divorce mediation in Natick, MA and virtually through online video conferencing.

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The Assumption Trap | Lessons from Family Mediation Services

I often find inspiration for posts from my family mediation services.…
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A Mediator’s Best Friend Can Remedy Your Relationship Issues

I am a mediator and I recently lost one of the loves of my life. A…
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Dealing With Divorce Can Be Easier When You Think Like a Kindergartener

I am always trying to find a unique twist for my posts. Something…
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3 Divorce Mediation Tips: How to Deal with Family Problems

Echos of a divorce mediation: She doesn’t get it! He’s…
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Ping-Pong Arguments: Two Tips for Dealing with Family Conflict Inspired by the Divorce Mediation Process

There are some great concepts that mediators use in the mediation…
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5 Steps to a Great Apology

Ever receive an apology that didn't feel apologetic? Left…
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Top Tip to Transform Difficult Conversations

Two never-married parents in a child custody mediation despise…