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Child of Divorce

11 Tips For Teens And Adults Coping With Their Parents' Divorce

The Huffington Post | Carolin Lehmann | Posted 09.07.2016 | Divorce

Watching your parents divorce is painful no matter your age, but much of the research and advice on how to cope is dedicated to children. What happens...

10 Common Dating Struggles Children Of Divorce Face

The Huffington Post | Carolin Lehmann | Posted 08.10.2016 | Divorce

Children who’ve witnessed their parents’ marital problems and divorce sometimes replicate those behaviors in their own relationships. But they al...

The Relationship Advice Divorced Parents Would Give Their Kids

The Huffington Post | Carolin Lehmann | Posted 08.08.2016 | Divorce

Divorce can teach you a thing or two about marriage. We recently asked divorced parents to share the relationship advice they’d give their own kids,...

10 Things To Keep In Mind When Telling Your Kids About The Divorce

The Huffington Post | Carolin Lehmann | Posted 07.25.2016 | Divorce

Telling your kids that you plan to divorce is not a conversation to be taken lightly. It’s one that marks a turning point in all of your lives. For ...

6 Valuable Lessons Learned From Growing Up With A Single Parent

The Huffington Post | Carolin Lehmann | Posted 06.13.2016 | Divorce

Single parents often don't realize how closely their kids are watching and learning from their positive examples. Below, six writers share the most va...

If You Grew Up With Divorced Parents, These Stories Will Resonate

The Huffington Post | Kyli Singh | Posted 05.05.2016 | Divorce

No matter what age you are when your parents divorce, it hurts -- plain and simple. Below, we gathered nine stories that speak to the experience of b...

7 Things You Learn From Growing Up With Divorced Parents

The Huffington Post | Carolin Lehmann | Posted 03.28.2016 | Divorce

Divorce is one of toughest experiences a child can go through. But if parents are willing to work on it and put children and family first, there are u...

You Grew Up With Divorced Parents, This Music Video Will Hit Home

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 02.23.2016 | Divorce

If your parents divorced when you were a kid (and these days, that describes a lot of us), this song might make you a little teary-eyed. In a new musi...

'My Parents Split When I Was 28 After 40 Years Of Marriage'

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 01.04.2016 | Divorce

"When My Parents Split Up" is a HuffPost series that explores what it's like to have your parents divorce at all ages, from infancy to adulthood. Want...

This Video Nails What The Holidays Are Like With Divorced Parents

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 12.21.2015 | Divorce

When you grow up with divorced parents, the holidays are complicated and then some. Sure, you get two Christmases (double gifts? Yes, please) but you ...

'My Parents' Divorce Made Me Who I Am Today'

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 11.17.2015 | Divorce

"When My Parents Split Up" is a HuffPost series that explores what it's like to have your parents divorce at all ages, from infancy to adulthood. Want...

21 Tweets That Are All Too Real If You Grew Up With Divorced Parents

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 10.27.2015 | Divorce

For those of us who grew up in a divorced household, the #GrowingUpWithDivorcedParents hashtag on Twitter hits close to home. Seriously, it's nice to ...

What This Stepmom Learned From Growing Up With Divorced Parents

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 10.19.2015 | Divorce

As part of our Blended Family Friday series, each week we spotlight stepfamilies to learn how they've worked to bring their kids together. Our hope is...

If You Grew Up With Divorced Parents, This Will Hit A Nerve

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 09.29.2015 | Divorce

Few of us talk about what it's like to grow up with divorced parents. Maybe because divorce is so common these days, we figure, what's the point? Who ...

My Parents Divorced When I Was 5. This Is How It Affected Me

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 07.29.2015 | Divorce

"When My Parents Split Up" is a HuffPost series that explores what it's like to have your parents divorce at all ages, from infancy to adulthood. Want...

To Resolve or Manage Conflict, You Must Address the Actual Cause of the Problem

Mark Baer | Posted 06.21.2015 | Divorce
Mark Baer

I recently had the most fascinating consultation with a gentleman who was interested in the possibility of my representing him as his lawyer.

Here's What Kids With Divorced Parents Are Really Thinking

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 09.17.2014 | Divorce

Growing up is hard enough these days without having to deal with the additional drama of your parents' divorce. Let's face it: Your friends with ma...

Powerful Ad Reminds Us That There Is No Such Thing As A Normal Family

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 09.08.2014 | Divorce

A powerful new ad from Honey Maid is championing an idea we've been on board with for years: just because your family has been through a divorce does ...

Here's Why Dads Should Think Twice Before Arguing With Their Wives

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 08.13.2014 | Divorce

It's known that when parents argue, it has a negative effect on their kids. Now, new research suggests that it's the father's relationship with his ch...

The Wedding That Broke My Heart

Kate Fisher | Posted 09.17.2014 | Divorce
Kate Fisher

I perused their wedding album countless times, but on one occasion I paused and flipped back through the pages, eagerly looking for my myself in their pictures, any picture. 'Why can't I remember what I wore that day? Was I a flower girl?'

How My 5th Grade Teacher Helped Me Cope With Divorce

Kate Fisher | Posted 09.13.2014 | Divorce
Kate Fisher

As a child I fought hard to overcome the day-to-day challenges divorce introduced into my life. My parents were perpetually at odds, and while the war waged on between them I often wondered how to find my place in the world.

Anna Kendrick Opens Up About Her Parents' Divorce

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 06.16.2014 | Divorce

We already love Anna Kendrick for her hilarious tweets and knack for self-deprecation, but now the Oscar-nominated actress has blown us away with her ...

Dear Family Whisperer: Which Father Do I Celebrate?

Melinda Blau | Posted 08.12.2014 | Parents
Melinda Blau

Regardless of the past, the important issue is how you might better these relationships in the present. One father might be happy with a sincere, carefully conceived letter summing up what he means to you. Another might need to be part of a celebration or want to cook dinner for you.

I've Known my Dad My Whole Life, But Didn't Meet Him Until I Was an Adult

Jill Patir | Posted 08.11.2014 | Parents
Jill Patir

As a child of divorce, there were many years when I resented my dad for not being around enough, for not being a bigger part of my life and for putting me in the position to have to juggle between houses. But as an adult, I realized that he did the absolute best he could.

An Open Letter To The Dudes Dating My Mom

Posted 03.23.2014 | Divorce

By StephQJ for DivorcedMoms.com Dear Dude, I get it. My mom is pretty awesome. I understand why you'd like to spend time with her. You and I may...