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Brittany Wong is the Associate Editor of Huffington Post Divorce.

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Seitensprung: So haben 13 Menschen herausgefunden, dass Sie betrogen wurden

(0) Comments | Posted November 27, 2014 | 11:06 AM

Wenn Sie schon einmal betrogen wurden, wissen Sie, dass es sich wie ein Schlag in die Leisten anfühlt, wenn man eine Affäre entdeckt. Es ist egal, wie sicher Sie sich über die Untreue ihres Partners waren – nichts bereitet sie auf den Schock vor, den Sie bekommen, wenn Sie einen...

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10 Staggering Lies That Ruined Relationships

(0) Comments | Posted November 26, 2014 | 3:16 PM

If there's one thing most people refuse to tolerate in a relationship, it's catching a partner in a major lie.

On Tuesday, women on the Ask Women board shared some of the most crushing lies their exes have told them in past relationships. Below, 10 of the most...

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How To Get Through A Breakup Olivia Pope-Style

(0) Comments | Posted November 26, 2014 | 2:36 PM

Olivia Pope from "Scandal" is a force who gets things done. She's a bonafide badass who effortlessly fixes the lives of Washington D.C.'s elite. In other words, she is exactly the person you need to channel when your friend is going into crisis mode over a crappy breakup.

In the...

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This Video Explains Why Some Couples Are More Likely To Split Up

(3) Comments | Posted November 25, 2014 | 2:26 PM

Why do some marriages last a lifetime while others end in divorce?

In the video above, blogger and demographer Philip Cohen looks beyond the numbers to figure out some of the underlying sociological factors behind the divorce rate. (Cohen's new textbook, The Family: Diversity, Inequality, and Social...

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Männer und Frauen enthüllen, warum sie die Scheidung wollten

(0) Comments | Posted November 25, 2014 | 11:17 AM

Fragt eine frisch geschiedene Person, was in ihrer Ehe schief gelaufen ist und ihr werdet sehr wahrscheinlich eine höfliche, oberflächliche Version der Geschichte aufgetischt bekommen: Wir haben uns einfach auseinandergelebt. Wir hatten unterschiedliche Vorstellungen vom Leben. Ich konnte nicht mehr mit ihm leben.

Die ehrliche, ungeschönte Version davon,

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These 13 Stories About Discovering An Affair Are Heartbreaking

(65) Comments | Posted November 24, 2014 | 7:09 PM

If you've ever been cheated on, you know that discovering a partner's affair hits you like a punch to the gut. It doesn't matter how sure you were about the suspected infidelity -- nothing can prepare you for the initial shock of finding proof of an affair.

That feeling...

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Here's A Flash Mob Video For All Of Us Who Hate Flash Mob Videos

(1) Comments | Posted November 24, 2014 | 2:49 PM

Not to be cynical, but at this point, we've seen enough flash mob proposals to last us a lifetime. (The trend officially jumped the shark with this guy's flash mob proposal staged at IKEA. Really, dude, IKEA?)

If you feel similarly, you're probably going to enjoy the...

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Men And Women Were Asked Why They Really Divorced. Here's What They Said

(184) Comments | Posted November 21, 2014 | 3:46 PM

Ask a newly divorced person what went wrong in their marriage and you're likely to get a polite, pat version of the story: We simply grew apart. We wanted different things in life. I couldn't live with him anymore.

It's not every day you get to hear the frank, no-holds-barred...

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The 16 Biggest Misconceptions About Divorce

(7) Comments | Posted November 21, 2014 | 12:06 PM

When you're going through a divorce, everyone and their mother seems to have an opinion on your split.

"Have you really thought this through?" they ask, not realizing you've spent months or years painstakingly considering all the ways it might affect your family.

"You must feel so liberated, so...

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Tried-And-True Advice For Making A Connection With Your Stepkids

(1) Comments | Posted November 21, 2014 | 12:06 PM

As part of our Blended Family Friday series, each week we spotlight a different stepfamily to learn how they successfully blended their two families. Our hope is that by telling their stories, we'll bring you closer to blended family bliss in your own life! Want to share your own story?...

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What Your Single Friends Aren't Telling You About The Single Life

(4) Comments | Posted November 20, 2014 | 12:44 PM

The single life has its perks: You have more free time on your hands than your couple friends do -- and what you do with that free time is entirely up to you. ("Oh, a five-hour 'Real Housewives' marathon is on? Don't mind if I do.") You get to flirt...

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Shameless New Dad Uses Craigslist To Try To Hook Up With His Wife's Delivery Nurse

(11) Comments | Posted November 19, 2014 | 1:14 PM

Your goals as a dad in the delivery room should be simple: provide emotional support through the labor pains, try not to faint, and cheer your lady on as you prepare to welcome your little human into the world.

Oh, and this may seem like a given, but don't...

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15 Marriage Proposals That Are Bound To Leave You Single

(5) Comments | Posted November 18, 2014 | 5:05 PM

A surefire way to screw up a marriage proposal is by planning something that doesn't fit your S.O.'s personality. If he's an introvert, don't ask him to marry you on the Jumbotron at a basketball game while thousands of people watch. If she's into big productions, don't propose in the...

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Will Smith And His Ex-Wife Sheree Fletcher Are Total Pros At Co-Parenting

(11) Comments | Posted November 18, 2014 | 1:18 PM

How's this for friendly exes?

Will Smith reunited with ex-wife Sheree Fletcher over the weekend to celebrate their son Trey's 22nd birthday at Ghostbar Dayclub at the Palms in Las Vegas. The supportive dad's current wife, Jada Pinkett Smith, squeezed in for a sweet photo with the...

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This Dude Just Took The Breakup Text To A Whole New, Insane Level

(302) Comments | Posted November 17, 2014 | 2:59 PM

Breaking up via text is never the way to go.

Breaking up via text and including a ludicrous, numbered list of why you're doing so is most definitely not the way to go.

Apparently, this dude wasn't aware of his egregious dating misstep.

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Sherri Shepherd On The Hard-Won Lessons She's Learned From Two Divorces

(1) Comments | Posted November 17, 2014 | 12:14 PM

Sherri Shepherd is trying to see the silver lining in two very public divorces.

The former co-host of "The View" has been locked in a messy custody battle with estranged husband Lamar Sally over the baby boy their surrogate delivered in August. (The...

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The 15 Best Things About Dating After Divorce

(0) Comments | Posted November 14, 2014 | 4:37 PM

You're not alone if you're constantly weighing the pros and cons of dating again after divorce: "Am I really ready to date?" you wonder. "Are my kids ready for me to to date?" "Is my wardrobe ready to be seen on dates?"

While we understand your uncertainty, once you...

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When Things Get Tough In A Blended Family, 'You Have To Love Harder'

(2) Comments | Posted November 14, 2014 | 11:59 AM

As part of our Blended Family Friday series, each week we spotlight a different stepfamily to learn how they successfully blended their two families. Our hope is that by telling their stories, we'll bring you closer to blended family bliss in your own life! Want to share your own story?...

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Barbra Streisand Says Those Divorce Rumors Surrounding Her And James Brolin Are 'Crap'

(16) Comments | Posted November 13, 2014 | 4:26 PM

Barbra Streisand and James Brolin are not headed for a messy, multi-million-dollar divorce. Take it from Babs herself.

During a discussion on women’s heart health in New York City Wednesday, Streisand said she doesn't pay much mind to the tabloid reports that her 16-year marriage is on the rocks....

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17 Signs No One In The Universe Is More Single Than You

(7) Comments | Posted November 13, 2014 | 1:19 PM

Feel like you've been single and ready to mingle for so long, you're deserving of some kind of endurance award?

Hey, you just might be. Below, 17 signs you have officially out-singled all other single people in the universe.

Your idea of a warm embrace looks a little something...

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