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Divorce Stigma

Hugs for Cancer, but Stigma for Divorce

Sharon Zarozny | Posted 03.14.2015 | Divorce
Sharon Zarozny

Decades ago, cancer patients were viewed with fear, but fortunately society shifted to empathy. Isn't it time we shifted to embrace families transitioning through divorce with the same love, support and financial help?

All Your Assumptions About Divorcés Are Wrong, But These 5 Are Dead On

Posted 05.03.2014 | Divorce

By Tara Eisenhard for I love being divorced. I'm proud of the fact that I'm divorced. For years, I've considered getting a license...

Does Being Divorced Still Carry The Same Stigma?

Posted 06.24.2013 | Divorce

Does divorce still carry the same stigma it did in the past? That's the question The Stir writer Jennifer Cullen posed in a blog post inspired by ...

In Defense Of Non-Custodial Mothers

Pauline Gaines | Posted 01.30.2013 | Divorce
Pauline Gaines

I chose, after a long, deliberate and painstaking process, to give my ex-husband essentially full custody of one of my children. It was the most wrenching decision of my life, but one that I felt I had to make.

3 Ways To Combat Post-Divorce Stigma

Marni Battista | Posted 11.11.2012 | Divorce
Marni Battista

When you have to tell someone that you're divorced, it feels like admitting that you failed at something.

The 5 Things All Divorcees Regret

Kristy Campbell | Posted 07.17.2012 | Divorce
Kristy Campbell

Divorce is a monumental life experience much like a marriage, birth or death. Not talking about it seems unhealthy.

Being A 'Step' Still Carries A Stigma | Carol Morello | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce

Call them blended families, bonus families or para-kin. Just don't call them stepfamilies. The term -- seared into our consciousness through fairy tal...

Changing the Stigma of Divorce, One Divorce Registry at a Time

Randi Small and Jen Schwartz | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Randi Small and Jen Schwartz

So many internet registries capitalize on an individual's wants, but a divorce registry focuses on people's needs after a traumatic loss.