Different partners draw out of us different emotions -- some we didn't even know we had -- and sustaining a relationship becomes tedious from both ends. But we must ensure that at least we're doing our part. So how do we navigate it through it all and improve the quality of our love?
Hindsight is indeed 20/20.
Divorce and regret go hand in hand. From the regret of getting married in the first place to the regret of an affair to the regret of not trying harder and everything else in between.
Divorce will bring out the worst in people. It will reveal your base emotions and fears. You'll quickly find out how you deal with this life altering time and you may not like what you see.
If you're a mother and considering/going through a divorce, this topic ranks right up there on the most dreaded conversations to have. "How to tell the kids" is bad, but what's worse is what will they will say after you tell them. I've asked a few divorced moms to help me and here are the ten most commonly asked questions -- and some really great ways to respond.
For those readers that have not seen, "The Other Woman" it is funny, cute comedy about a terrible man (played by Nikolaj Coster-Waldau) that does terrible things to his wife (Leslie Mann), and his two mistresses (Cameron Diaz & Kate Upton).
Few things can rip your life apart like divorce. So it takes time to go through the healing process and move on. It will be awhile before you feel completely like yourself again, but there are some things you can do to help move the process along a little quicker.
Every single thing we say and do are actions which we have chosen to make. What we don't say and do are the result of our inactions, which are also choices. Whether those choices are conscious or unconscious, they are still choices.
April 14 is National Ex Spouse Day. Who knew! I didn't, and now that I'm enlightened I want to positively celebrate my ex. Sounds crazy, huh? You probably think I'm a lunatic to do this given all I've written about recovering from divorce, being a divorced entrepreneur, a single dad, etc.
Whether you are a man or a woman, you need to read this carefully if you're amongst the "I DIDN'T SEE IT COMING GUYS..." Maybe you heard him or her saying on the way out "It's not you...It's me." And you bought that. So perhaps you've been repeating to your pals and to yourself: "We had it all! We had the perfect relationship!"
Trying to cope with divorce isn't easy, but gets even more difficult when you find out your ex is dating someone, which in my opinion usually happens ...
This is the last in a three-part series that encourages you to ask yourself: "What Type is My Ex?" In recent posts, I introduced the six types of exes...
Just like parenting with a live-in spouse or partner, co-parenting has its joys -- and its challenges. In my view, though, co-parents have an extra responsibility to their children given the family rupture. Here are four reasons why effective co-parenting matters more than ever.
If you've been through a divorce, or are going through a divorce, I don't have to tell you it's most likely one of the toughest things you have to d...
Once upon a time, it was unthinkable for couples to divorce at mid-life and older. Today, for the first time ever, more people over 50 are divorced...
No one doubts that going through a divorce is devastating. For months, sometimes years, people experience intense stress, fear, anger, and sadness. But there are silver linings of divorce, one in particular that I think is commonly experienced by divorced men.