Marry someone you like. Not just someone you love. Like is actually more important and much more powerful than love. Like is what makes a relationship withstand the test of time. Do you like being with the person, just hanging out doing nothing?
Last weekend, I attended a fundraiser. There was lots of talk of safaris and visiting the Galapagos. A gentleman offered me a glass of bubbly. I spotted a hefty gold band on his left hand. (Married. We single women notice.) So as we sipped, I queried him about his recent travel adventures with his wife.
Your divorce isn't a competition to see who can get more, move on to a new romance faster, or get the most love from the kids.
Money after divorce can be a nightmare. Even when you are hurt and grieving you have to continue the painful negotiations and discussions about money. If you've got kids, you never escape the money matters meeting, but now you have to do it under duress and potentially adverse interests.
The fact that you are even reading this post should be evidence enough for you that your relationship is heading down an unhealthy path. But since coming to that realization can be scary on your own, allow me help ease you into accepting your potential breakup.
Ironically, both spouses often feel like they are at a disadvantage. The spouse who is driving the divorce often feels like s/he is being held hostage as the courts crawl along and the spouse who wants the marriage to continue employs various stalling tactics.
I know, I know. You've been thinking about asking your husband for a divorce for nearly a year. Really even longer than that. You've considered every angle. Explored every other alternative. But you're still not ready.
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Forgiveness is the gift you give to yourself. It's not for or about the other person. It releases you from the pain of staying bound up in the past. Blaming yourself or your former spouse serves no purpose in reinventing your life. It holds you back from enjoying today.
How many times has he told you he loved you, but then the outcome doesn't reflect the true love he continues to profess? There are two scenarios in which this happens. Before I dive deep to explain, the lesson is pretty simple: He's not good enough for YOU.
I'm not really sure I know a man or woman who doesn't enjoy sex. Those passionate moments that take your breath away are wonderful and exciting and fun! But when it comes to sex after divorce, I want to stress the importance of safe sex.
Maybe you feel like you over invested in the cost of your divorce and so you deserve to get what you want. After all, legal fees are a huge factor in your case. Still, if you approach your divorce with an eye on getting to the bottom of the numbers first, then your legal fees will be well spent.
It's hard to ask for help, and it's hard being a single parent with no alone time and financial stress. I get it. I really do. But this is the kick in the butt you need to jumpstart your social life.
I always knew that divorce ends marriages, but what I didn't know, was the way in which it would dissolve my family.
Getting caught up in all of the drama that's going on with your divorce will give you an overwhelming feeling that this will never end. Trust me, it ends. Whether it's in three months, or three years, this too shall pass.