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3 Pieces of Divorce Advice You Shouldn't Follow

Brendan Lyle | Posted 09.02.2015 | Divorce
Brendan Lyle

Divorce is tough for anyone and though friends and family can be a wonderful support system during these times, their advice might not always be in your best interest. Become familiar with the three most common tips divorcees receive that cause more harm than good:.

10 Common Mistakes People Make In Divorce (And How To Avoid Them)

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 10.09.2015 | Divorce

The stakes are high in a divorce. From divvying up assets to determining child custody arrangements, there's a lot on the line during the legal proce...

Why It's Important to Read Every Word of Every Divorce Document You Sign

Jackie Pilossoph | Posted 04.05.2015 | Divorce
Jackie Pilossoph

There is nothing more empowering than knowledge. Remember that, and take the time to thoroughly understand what the pen in your hand is about to help you sign.

My Wife Filed for Divorce! Now What?

Jackie Pilossoph | Posted 10.15.2014 | Divorce
Jackie Pilossoph

Typical scenario: You know you're having problems with your spouse. There's lots of arguing, the person seems like a stranger, and everyone's walking on eggshells.

5 Reasons To Hire A Divorce Lawyer Instead Of Doing It Online

Brendan Lyle | Posted 06.08.2014 | Divorce
Brendan Lyle

Here are five reasons why it may be better to hire a lawyer instead of trying to handle it yourself online.

Massachusetts Bill Could Ban Sex During Divorce (Seriously)

The Huffington Post | Emily Thomas | Posted 03.24.2014 | Divorce

Looking to get back into the dating pool or lose yourself in the throes of passion? If you’re in the midst of a divorce and living with children ...

These Two Simple Words Could Help You Get Through Divorce

Posted 01.30.2014 | Divorce

If there's ever a time you need some assurance that life is going to get better, it's when you're going through a divorce. HuffPost Divorce reader...

The Divorce Process: Let me Introduce You to the Judge

Jackie Pilossoph | Posted 03.10.2014 | Divorce
Jackie Pilossoph

Anyone who has ever been through the divorce process can tell you all about divorce judges, the people who are making life decisions for you if you are in litigation.

Divorce Your Divorce

Lois Tarter | Posted 07.30.2013 | Divorce
Lois Tarter

How do you live your life during a divorce? Here are seven ways to help you divorce your divorce and enjoy summer.

What You Need To Know About The Divorce Process

Posted 05.29.2013 | Divorce

Though many couples are opting for collaborative divorce and mediation today, there are times when traditional litigation is the best way to proceed w...

Should Marriage Take Longer Than Divorce?

Amira Young | Posted 07.10.2013 | Divorce
Amira Young

Divorce doesn't need any extra punishment. Many men and women going through it already feel like failures without the help of any legal entities. There's got to be a way to prevent the pain. And, of course, not make some divorces last longer than the marriages themselves.

18 Peaceful Places To Escape The Divorce Process

Posted 02.25.2013 | Divorce

If there's ever a time when a little escapism is in order, it's in the middle of divorce. From shuffling through lawyers until you find the right one ...

What You Need To Let Go Of During Divorce

Posted 02.19.2013 | Divorce

Divorce is fraught with stress and emotional uncertainty, so it's little surprise that many feel the need to gain as much control as possible in the m...

Readers Weigh In: Is It Too Easy To Get Divorced?

Posted 02.15.2013 | Divorce

Should divorcing couples be forced to spend more time contemplating the consequences of a split -- or is the divorce process already arduous enough as...

The Question That Turned My Divorce Around

Debbi Dickinson | Posted 08.18.2012 | Divorce
Debbi Dickinson

Are you stuck in a bitter divorce fight?

3 Steps To Telling Your Spouse You Want Out

Emily V. Gordon | Posted 07.30.2012 | Divorce
Emily V. Gordon

You've hemmed and hawed. Maybe you've been in counseling for months; maybe you've just been quietly observing -- unable to believe it -- as your marriage disintegrated into ignored conversations and diverging lives.

How To Navigate BOTH Sides Of Your Divorce

Deborah Moskovitch | Posted 04.04.2012 | Divorce
Deborah Moskovitch

If divorce were as straightforward as the dictionary definition, the process would be a whole lot easier. But, the reality is, there are two sides to divorce -- the emotional and the legal.

Why'd Your Friends Bail After Your Split?

Nancy Fagan | Posted 11.26.2011 | Divorce
Nancy Fagan

A marriage isn't the only thing that gets torn apart in a divorce, so do friendships. When you officially declare that your marriage is over, some friends not only react out of character (not returning calls), but sometimes disappear from your life without as much as a goodbye.

Is There Such A Thing As A 'Good Divorce'?

Henry Gornbein | Posted 10.18.2011 | Divorce
Henry Gornbein

Are "good" and "divorce" in the same sentence an impossibility? I believe it is possible to have a good divorce. Following are some tips on how to h...

Considering Divorce? 10 Tips From the Trenches

D. A. Wolf | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce
D. A. Wolf

Are you edging toward divorce or smack in the middle of it? On the tail end, and hoping nothing falls through the cracks? As the saying goes, "If I k...