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Christmas Divorce

Why The Holidays Seem To Be The Last Straw For Some Marriages

Divorced Moms | Posted 12.23.2015 | Divorce
Divorced Moms

When tensions are already running high between a couple, the holidays could be the breaking point that just puts someone over the edge.

Dropping the Christmas Bomb

Divorce Magazine | Posted 12.22.2015 | Divorce
Divorce Magazine

You have procrastinated and procrastinated, and finally, you decide you just can't take it anymore and you want to end the marriage. You can't imagine going through the ordeal of Christmas faking it - so you tell your spouse. I call that the "Christmas Bomb."

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.