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Christmas Divorce

What The Holidays Are Like After Divorce, According To Kids Who've Been There

Posted 12.30.2013 | Divorce

Whether you're a parent trying to figure out when you'll see the kids, or a grown child of divorce juggling the demands of two Christmases, planning f...

Five Surprising Things This Divorced Mom Learned After Becoming a Stepmom

Jennifer Newcomb Marine | Posted 02.18.2014 | Divorce
Jennifer Newcomb Marine

When you're married in a nuclear family, the circle is around all of you -- and that's it. Everyone else is outside of it. No gaps. No blurriness. No ifs or maybes. But when that circle breaks up, you can't entirely make a solid, new one in a stepfamily.

Unhappily Married Driver Has A Special Request For Santa

Posted 12.09.2013 | Divorce

'Tis the season to be jolly -- unless you're unhappily married. Then it's the season to publicly declare how badly you want to sever ties with your sp...

Why I'm Taking Back Christmas

Jennifer Ball | Posted 01.23.2014 | Divorce
Jennifer Ball

Christmas 2012 will be the seventh Christmas I've spent as a divorced mom. Normally, this time of year sends me into a psychotic, eating-drinking downward spiral.

The Christmas That Ended My Marriage

Elizabeth Denham | Posted 02.23.2013 | Divorce
Elizabeth Denham

I turned back into the darkness of the garage and closed the door to see my husband sobbing. In ten years, I had never seen him cry. I looked around to see our life in the shadows.

12 Awkward Things You Should Never Ask A Divorcé

Posted 11.29.2012 | Divorce

Ah, there's nothing like a holiday dinner to bring out the worst in your family. Sure, your kids may reconnect with their distant cousins and somehow ...

Top 10 Holiday Don’ts For Divorcees

Cicily Janus | Posted 01.16.2012 | Divorce
Cicily Janus

Like many folks, I am embarking on this holiday season as a divorcee, post-messy breakup. And like others, I've heard everyone's advice over, and over, and over again.