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In a Divorce, Who Is in Your Circle of Influences?

Stacy D. Phillips | Posted 01.15.2017 | Divorce
Stacy D. Phillips

The meddlers: Listen to these people, but the trick is to not allow them to control you or make your decisions for you. You might smile appreciatively, but keep the steering wheel firmly in your own hands.

4 Things Your Girlfriends Won't Tell You About Divorce

Beth Cone Kramer | Posted 04.21.2015 | Divorce
Beth Cone Kramer

Life after divorce isn't always happy hours with your girlfriends and half-price cocktails but it's also not endless nights sobbing into a pint of Ben & Jerry's. Once I let go of the expectation to be perpetually blissful about my unattached state, I gave myself space to mourn the loss of what could have been.

13 Things You Need To Hear During Your Divorce

Posted 04.14.2014 | Divorce

When you're going through something as life-changing as divorce, everyone you know seems to have advice to share. But not all advice is worth your ...

Here's All The Proof You Need That You'll Get Through Your Divorce

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 04.10.2014 | Divorce

During the darkest day of your divorce, you need gentle reminders that everything's going to be alright. The best source of reassurance? People wh...

8 Must-Use Apps For Divorced Parents

Posted 03.09.2014 | Divorce

By DejaVow for Whether you're separated or divorced, chances are your former partner is only around part-time and now you are sole...

3 Reasons Divorce Is Harder On Men Than Women

Posted 11.03.2013 | Divorce

By Tiffany McHugh for Post originally published on It turns out that in the age-old battle of the sexes, men seem to...

5 Ways To Stay Sane When Your Ex Is Driving You Crazy

Virginia Gilbert, MFT | Posted 01.23.2014 | Divorce
Virginia Gilbert, MFT

Whether you initiated the divorce, or the divorce was tossed in your lap, you have the same goal: to go on with your life. And you cannot do this if you are consumed with winning, or with controlling circumstances that are beyond your control.

12 Life Sayings To Set You At Ease During Divorce

Posted 07.16.2013 | Divorce

Nothing upends your world quite like a divorce. When you're faced with paperwork and lingering fights with your ex, it can be incredibly helpful to...

7 Ways Divorce Can Affect Your Health

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 06.25.2013 | Divorce

The fact that an estimated 50 percent of marriages in America now end in divorce doesn't make breaking up any easier to do. The staggering emotional i...

7 Healthy Ways To Cope With Breakup Stress

Posted 06.15.2013 | Women

Whether the relationship lasted three weeks or three years, breakups can leave us feeling heartbroken, lost and even physically ill. While there's no ...

15 Ways To De-Stress During Divorce

Posted 06.14.2013 | Divorce

There's no way around it: divorce is stressful. Not even those rare, enviable couples who manage to call it quits amicably walk away without a few div...

The One Thing I No Longer Worry About Since My Divorce

Posted 06.05.2013 | Divorce

Few things are more stressful than being in a marriage or a long-term relationship that's no longer working out. And though divorce brings its own...

LOOK: 17 Quotes That Will Make Your Day

Posted 05.08.2013 | Divorce

When you're going through something as tough as a divorce, coming across a quote or saying that speaks to your situation can be truly life-changing. ...

15 Ways To Relax During A Divorce

Posted 04.30.2013 | Divorce

From filling out endless legal documents to ongoing arguments with your ex, there's nothing like a divorce to get your stress levels up. So what c...

14 Ways To De-Stress When Your Ex Has the Kids

Posted 03.25.2013 | Divorce

One surprising silver-lining to divorce? Having time to yourself when your ex has the kids. You miss them, of course, but once you've adjusted to t...

10 Rules For Stress-Free Dating After Divorce

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.25.2013 | Divorce

Think nothing could be more stressful than going through divorce? Try dating after a split, which can be a major source of anxiety for recently-separa...

20 Marriage Stressors You No Longer Have To Deal With

Posted 03.07.2013 | Divorce

All marriages have their fair share of challenges, but staying in an unhappy marriage can affect more than just your relationship with your spouse. Re...

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...

The Top 5 Mistakes People Make In Divorce

Dr. Jeff Gardere | Posted 04.19.2013 | Divorce
Dr. Jeff Gardere

Divorce can be one of the most stressful events in life, second only to a spouse dying. In fact, a divorce can become such a complicated and nasty affair that many people have joked that a spouse dying is a less stressful event because at least you don't have to fight the deceased in court!

20 Activities That Reduce Divorce Stress

Posted 02.07.2013 | Divorce

After divorce, it's easy to go a little crazy if you don't find something to take your mind off the split. But what exactly? On Thursday, we asked...

17 Things That Are Not Worth Stressing Over

Posted 01.31.2013 | Divorce

Earlier this week, our friends over at HuffPost Healthy Living published a list of about 30 things their readers said they refuse to stress about anym...

10 Quotes To Help You Rebuild After Divorce

Posted 01.30.2013 | Divorce

In the middle of divorce, it's important to remind yourself that life won't always be so difficult. There will, in fact, come a day when you don't str...

LOOK: How To Move On And Stop Stressing Post-Split

Posted 01.15.2013 | Divorce

Divorce is stressful, from divvying up the assets to determining custody arrangements and untangling previously tangled lives. But sometimes the ...

Top 10 Ways To Curb The Stress Of A Split

Posted 12.01.2012 | Divorce

As anyone who's ever been through a divorce will tell you, separating from your spouse is one of the most difficult experiences in a person's life. Un...