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Divorce Party Etiquette

Christine Gallagher | Posted 02.04.2016 | Divorce
Christine Gallagher

Divorce Parties are part of our culture now. While some people still think they're in bad taste, many embrace them as a valuable ritual where friends and family can help a divorcing person through a difficult life change.

My Divorce Is Almost Final -- And The Feelings Aren't What I Expected

Rosemond Perdue Cranner | Posted 02.02.2016 | Divorce
Rosemond Perdue Cranner

After such a long battle, I thought that I'd feel elated. Excited. But I don't feel anything like what I'd anticipated. Instead of elation, I'm feeling empty. Empty and exhausted.

Six Ideas for an Awesome Divorce Party

James J. Sexton | Posted 07.13.2016 | Divorce
James J. Sexton

In recent years the idea of having a "divorce party" has come into fashion, so I thought I'd give my two cents on the subject.

10 Good Reasons To Throw A Divorce Party

Christine Gallagher | Posted 05.28.2016 | Divorce
Christine Gallagher

Some still raise eyebrows at divorce parties and consider them tacky or morally corrupt. I personally find them to be very life-affirming in most cases. Here are my top 10 reasons why you should celebrate your divorce.

Divorce American Style Is Changing

Martin Zabell | Posted 09.17.2014 | Divorce
Martin Zabell

The concept of a divorce party and the details of some of the events can make the honoree and the guests sound hedonistic and in denial of a truly sad event, but relationship therapists sometimes recommend and encourage them because they can be therapeutic.

Divorce Celebration Dinner Menus

Christine Gallagher | Posted 07.21.2014 | Divorce
Christine Gallagher

The menu can include anything that is "split", items like Split Chicken Breasts, Split Pea Soup, Banana Splits or Banana Split Cake.

There Ain't No Party Like A Divorce Party, And Here's Proof

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 03.14.2014 | Divorce

Think bachelor and bachelorette parties are the be-all and end-all in debauchery? You've obviously never been to a divorce party. Below, 11 divorc...

These Divorce Cakes Are Nothing Short Of Batsh*t Crazy

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 02.21.2014 | Divorce

Move over, wedding cakes. There's a new cake in town -- it's the divorce cake, and it's about 500 times crazier than you. Below, 12 of the most ove...

8 Cocktails To Toast Your Terrible Ex (NSFW)

Posted 01.31.2014 | Divorce

There's no social occasion that calls for a stiff, cold drink more than a divorce party. And if you're going to have a divorce party and serve alc...

This Is A Divorce Cake We Can Get Behind

Posted 11.12.2013 | Divorce

Finding a divorce cake that manages to stay somewhat classy can be a chore. We mean it: a quick Google image search of "divorce cakes" turns up fondan...

This Cake Is Proof That Life Is Sweeter After A Split

Posted 10.15.2013 | Divorce

You're flooded with every emotion in the book after divorce: relief, sadness, a twinge of regret. For many of us, though, more than anything, you're g...

This Minivan Is Having The Best Day Ever

Posted 10.02.2013 | Divorce

Let's face it: life as a minivan probably sucks. While the minivan's brethren -- sports cars and luxury sedans -- are out for sushi or cruising to th...

LOOK: This Cake Is Anything But Subtle

Posted 09.17.2013 | Divorce

It's always nice when your co-workers are thoughtful enough to bring in cake for your birthday, but you know you've got a real friend in them when the...

LOOK: Divorce Cake Is Anything But Subtle

Posted 09.08.2013 | Divorce

Nothing says "I'm over him" more than this cake. Check it out, courtesy of Instagram user esamamiloka: Sure, it's a little extreme -- but at...

Divorce Cake Is The Most Ridiculous Thing We've Seen All Day

Posted 08.31.2013 | Divorce

What's one way to make the experience of divorce less bittersweet? A divorce cake. On Friday, Instagram user randomcrazyfunnyweird posted this do...

Sin City: Where Divorcées Go To Heal?

Posted 08.26.2013 | Divorce

After divorce, a vacation is exactly what some people need. According to The Herald Sun, an Australian newspaper, one Australian travel agent has c...

You'll Never Guess What He's Celebrating

Posted 08.19.2013 | Divorce

We hate to break it to you, but it looks like you missed a great party over the weekend. On Sunday, Redditor Mealonx posted the party favor one of ...

LOOK: Freedom Never Tasted So Good

Posted 07.24.2013 | Divorce

Divorce cakes tend to come in two flavors: angry and angrier. (Case in point? This creepy confection featuring a decapitated husband cake topper that ...

LOOK: This Isn't Your Average Cake...

Posted 06.17.2013 | Divorce

Nothing says "I'm over you" like killing off the icing version of your ex-husband on a cake. We've seen divorce cakes before, but the macabre scene...

LOOK: Freedom Never Tasted So Good

Posted 05.21.2013 | Divorce

After divorce, sometimes a little celebration is in order. And some take celebrating more seriously than others. Take, for example, one Redditor's ...

Divorce Parties: Tacky Or Tasteful?

Posted 05.15.2013 | Divorce

Divorce parties: tacky or tasteful? That's the question tackled in a recent CBS Miami segment. And it turns out, divorce experts are divided. Co...

7 Parties You Don't Want To Attend

Katy Hall | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women

Ultrasound parties are just the latest type of soiree that requires friends to celebrate, often with gifts, an event that used to be considered privat...

The Step-By-Step Guide To Throwing A Divorce Party

Kevin Chern | Posted 03.04.2013 | Divorce
Kevin Chern

Divorce isn't the end of your life. Get out, forget the lawyers and the paperwork for a while, and have fun with people who really care about you.

The Surprising Way She's Celebrating Her Split

Posted 10.01.2012 | Divorce

What will Katy Perry be doing on what would be her second wedding anniversary with now ex-husband Russell Brand? Throwing a party, of course! A...

The Craziest Ways To Celebrate Your Split

Karen Salmansohn | Posted 10.15.2012 | Divorce
Karen Salmansohn

The death of an unsatisfying love relationship can be viewed as a chance to begin a highly fulfilling love relationship -- one that will thrive, thanks to all your freshly-gained wisdom.