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What Happened To Kim & Kris? Three Lessons From A Celebrity Flame Out Marriage

(38) Comments | Posted November 9, 2011 | 2:40 AM

Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries' celebrity marriage lasted exactly 72 days. After a huge blow-out "fairy tale" wedding and all the fanfare on TV and in the tabloids, the marriage lasted less than three months. What happened? And what relationship lessons can be learned?

Flame-out marriages a la Kim and...

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The Power of Hate, Part I

(11) Comments | Posted April 13, 2011 | 7:41 PM

Those who divorce often experience hateful feelings towards their ex at some point, especially if their partners cheated. Obsessing about what happened as it all unraveled, replaying the disappointments, wounding and shocking betrayals--all leading to horrendous feelings of loss and loneliness. They struggle with seething anger, blame, revengeful thoughts and...

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12 Signs You Should Get Back with Your Ex

(1) Comments | Posted February 24, 2011 | 4:29 PM

In the wake of "Unfriend Your Ex Day," I wanted to approach the relationship to one's ex from a different perspective. What prompted my musings was that many of you have written to me recently with the same question:

"I still love my ex, and I think he still loves...

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Is Marriage Toxic to Women? Musings on Valentine's Day

(6) Comments | Posted February 12, 2011 | 12:56 PM

V-Day has come around and it got me to thinking about the research on love relationships and specifically their positive and negative impacts on women in particular. Is marriage toxic to women?

In my new relationship advice book, Sealing the Deal: The Love Mentor's Guide to Lasting...

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Divorce Insurance: The Soul Mate Solution

(4) Comments | Posted February 1, 2011 | 10:49 AM

You've already been through the emotional, financial and familial firestorm that comes with divorce. And you are in the process of recovery. In fact you have begun to get out there and have met a few people with potential. Sparks have begun to fly with this one or that, and,...

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Frenemies and Coping with Divorce: Six Tips to Help Your Kids, Family & Friends to Come Through for You

(2) Comments | Posted December 16, 2010 | 1:45 PM

You have broken up, separated. You may be devastated. Crushed. Feel empty inside and like you are just going through the motions. Family and friends try to be helpful and yet they wind up somehow bringing it all down a notch, "making" you feel much worse. Silver lining talk,...

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Jumping off a Bridge: Lessons Learned on How Not to Cope with Divorce

(25) Comments | Posted December 9, 2010 | 9:01 AM

Recently I heard about a divorcee who committed suicide by jumping off a large bridge near her home. She left two bereft kids who likely will be scarred for life-- as well as shocked and traumatized family and friends. This is a tragedy that may have been preventable.

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The Lonely Divorce: Five Tips to Help You Cope

(10) Comments | Posted December 2, 2010 | 4:39 PM

Pop star Christina Aguilera recently filed for divorce from her husband, Jordan Bratman. But, luckily, she has tremendous emotional support. "It's impossible to redefine yourself and your life overnight. Thankfully, I have my mom and a small group of close friends who are there for me 24/7 and whom I...

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Newly Single at Holiday Time? Ten Tips to Survive and Thrive

(4) Comments | Posted November 23, 2010 | 4:45 PM

There is nothing quite as demoralizing as coming out of a marriage and being newly single at holiday time. It can be quite a shock to your system when all the normal family routines are disrupted. Your old holiday habits don't seem to be quite right. Happiness is very elusive....

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