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10 Ways Joining a Support Group Changes a Man's Divorce

Karen Covy | Posted 07.15.2016 | Divorce
Karen Covy

In the stereotypical way we think of divorce, men are supposed to worry about the money. Women are supposed to worry about the kids. The problem is: none of that is true.

5 Tips to Help You Survive Co-Parenting with a Narcissist

Cherie Morris | Posted 01.18.2016 | Divorce
Cherie Morris

Although problems may have preceded the separation and divorce, the clear delineation may now lead a narcissist to behave in ways that punish the former spouse and, by clear association, impact the children too.

How This One Book Helped Me Through My Divorce

Peggy Nolan | Posted 01.15.2016 | Divorce
Peggy Nolan

Let's face it. Divorce is scary. Even if you initiated it or the break up is on amicable terms, your life is turned upside down. Your relationship is in the toilette and so is your perception of yourself and who you are in the world.

Add This One Thing to Your Life and Recover Faster From Your Divorce

Susan Pease Gadoua | Posted 07.08.2016 | Divorce
Susan Pease Gadoua

Finding the right support during divorce can be challenging to say the least. Friends who you thought would be there aren't, family is in upheaval and not necessarily available to you due to their own pain, and best friends--who are always amazing--will get worn thin in time.

12 Things Your Divorced Fairy Godmother Wants You To Know

Peggy Nolan | Posted 06.10.2015 | Divorce
Peggy Nolan

wish I could wash away your pain but I can't. What I can do is share 12 things I wish my fairy godmother had told me when I went through my divorce a lifetime ago in 2003.

11 Things To Expect When Splitting From Your Spouse

Divorced Moms | Posted 05.02.2015 | Divorce
Divorced Moms

About to separate or are recently separated? Here are eleven expectations to demystify the crazy train you are about to board and help you navigate the process

25 Ways to Cheer Yourself up During a Divorce

Cheryl and Joe Dillon | Posted 04.06.2015 | Divorce
Cheryl and Joe Dillon

Getting through divorce is never easy, no matter what the circumstances. If your energy is drained and you feel as though you're stuck, here are 25 sure-fire ways you can cheer yourself up and boost your energy while going through a divorce.

This Group Of Americans Have The Lowest Well-Being, According To A New Survey

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Adams | Posted 08.06.2015 | Divorce

Divorce may seem daunting, but that's not the worst part of the dissolution of a marriage: being separated is, according to a new Gallup poll. Afte...

On the Frontline of a Friend's Divorce? Be a Trusted Friend, Not a Gossip Girl

Christina Pesoli | Posted 10.13.2014 | Divorce
Christina Pesoli

If you have a friend who is going through a divorce, you may find yourself privy to information, and jonesing to jaw about it.

8 Ways Divorcés Can Help Those Going Through Divorce Right Now

Posted 06.18.2014 | Divorce

By Wendi Schuller for DivorcedMoms Just getting through an acrimonious divorce makes one an expert. You learned the ins and...

The 8 Types Of Friends You Need During Divorce

Lisa Arends | Posted 03.31.2014 | Divorce
Lisa Arends

Hopefully you have some stalwart friends who stick by your side. These are the ones who don't run from your tears or hide from your rants. Treasure these friends. They are true.

Divorce As a Teaching Tool

Allison Pescosolido, M.A | Posted 01.25.2014 | Divorce
Allison Pescosolido, M.A

Divorce is your time to become a master of change and emotional intelligence for your children. You may be hurt, but you are still wearing the cape of parenthood. You can continue to be the superhero by making your pain and recovery teachable moments for your children.

Five Things Women Shouldn't Do After Divorce

Agi Smith | Posted 11.30.2013 | Divorce
Agi Smith

For every poor decision they make in the early days of the break-up they will pay a price that will only enlarge exponentially if they don't knock it off! Here are five behaviors that women need to stop doing after divorce or a bad breakup.

How My Divorce Was Empowering

Deborah Moskovitch | Posted 10.21.2013 | Divorce
Deborah Moskovitch

A week after my youngest child was born I learned some devastating facts about my marriage which were about to turn my world upside down. But, 17 years later my world is not only sunny-side up but a whole lot brighter.

Sleep During Divorce in 3 Peaceful Steps

Allison Pescosolido, M.A | Posted 08.27.2013 | Divorce
Allison Pescosolido, M.A

Sleep is one of our most precious resources, yet a good night's sleep can be hard to come by during divorce.

What Baby Boomers Need To Know About Divorce

Allison Pescosolido, M.A | Posted 08.17.2013 | Divorce
Allison Pescosolido, M.A

With longer life spans and increasing technology, there is still plenty of time for Baby Boomers to begin again and have a joyful life.

What Adult Children Need Most During Your Split

Katie Saint | Posted 12.25.2012 | Divorce
Katie Saint

Show your children with actions that even though you are not married anymore, you still are the same person to them that you have always been.

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.

6 Fun Things To Do Post-Divorce

Lois Tarter | Posted 10.01.2012 | Divorce
Lois Tarter

No matter your resources or your situation, divorce isn't an easy transition for anyone.

7 Oddball Ways I Got Over My Split

Lois Tarter | Posted 08.27.2012 | Divorce
Lois Tarter

During my first year post divorce, I tried to come up with a ritual to cover every painful moment. Time flew by quickly as I did the rituals and, in the end, I had a better understanding of myself.

5 Things Smart Women Do After A Divorce

Alison Patton | Posted 05.09.2012 | Divorce
Alison Patton

"Why do some women do well after divorce, while others get stuck?" a divorcing client asked me, confronting her worries head on.

What to Say And Not Say to a Divorced Friend

Yvonne Durant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce
Yvonne Durant

Divorce is horrible. It is the pain that keeps giving. Unless you're on the witness stand, this is not the time to bring out dirty, little secrets you've harbored for years

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.