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3 Ways to Communicate Better With Your Ex

Honoree Corder | Posted 10.02.2013 | Divorce
Honoree Corder

Most likely you didn't divorce or split up without anger, frustration and continuous confrontation. Very few people, I've found, divorce on good terms. In fact, if the relationship had been great, you'd still be together, right? Maybe.

The Black Hole

Risa Garon | Posted 10.01.2013 | Divorce
Risa Garon

It was a wonderful night. It was filled with love and happiness, and everyone seemed to have a really good time. No one seemed to miss any of the usual traditions, no one scoffed at my wedding dress, everyone loved the kids singing.

3 Steps To A Happy Divorce

Posted 07.22.2013 | Divorce

By Dr. Lisa Kaplin for It's completely understandable and somewhat expected for people to be unhappy about getting a divorce. Nobod...

The Mistake That Can Cost You Big Time Your Split

Posted 07.19.2013 | Divorce

There's no getting around it: divorce is hard. But according to Nicole Noonan, executive director of divorce finance company BBL Churchill Group, ther...

Letting Go of Relationship Traps

Terry Gaspard, MSW, LICSW | Posted 09.17.2013 | Divorce
Terry Gaspard, MSW, LICSW

When we get close to someone, it can bring to the surface unresolved issues from the past -- the very things that we might want to avoid dealing with.

Why the Honey-Do List Gets Shorter When Honey Moves Out

Mandy Walker | Posted 09.16.2013 | Divorce
Mandy Walker

Every household has its honey-do list and inevitably some of the tasks on that list have been there for a very long time. We're not talking weeks, we're talking months, even years.

To Divorce or Not to Divorce, Is That Your Question?

Nancy Lang | Posted 09.16.2013 | Divorce
Nancy Lang

If for whatever reason things aren't going to change, then it seems there are two options: either you accept things as they are and live with them, or you don't and you move on.

The Dramatic Incident That Changed My Opinion Of My Ex

Jackie Pilossoph | Posted 09.14.2013 | Divorce
Jackie Pilossoph

In a way, my ex will always be my best friend, for only one reason: that he co-created my two favorite human beings on earth. That's a pretty good friend.

Social Media 'Don'ts' All Divorcés Should Heed

Posted 07.09.2013 | Divorce

For some, one of the hardest -- and most awkward -- parts of divorce is changing your relationship status on Facebook. But a new infographic suggests ...

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...

How To Deal If Your Friend Is Having Trouble At Home

Posted 06.14.2013 | Teen

Our thoughts are with Miley this week: After 19 years of marriage, her parents Billy Rae and Tish Cyrus are getting a divorce after splitting and then...

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...

How Divorce Affects Kids' Health

Posted 05.23.2013 | Divorce

Divorce is hard, especially on kids. And according to Dr. James Sears of "The Doctors" TV show, parental separation can also compromise kids' menta...

23 Small Mistakes That Can Cost You Big Time In Divorce

Posted 04.05.2013 | Divorce

There are countless ways to screw up during divorce, from letting the process drag on for too long to keeping the house when you simply can't afford t...

5 Ways To Create A Trusting Relationship

Tracy E. Clifford | Posted 06.04.2013 | Divorce
Tracy E. Clifford

As a woman who grew up in a divorced home, I know how the breakup of my parents' marriage forever changed my life. But I wasn't prepared for how mistrust would rear its ugly head in surprising ways in my adult relationships.

Why Divorce Is Like The Shawshank Tunnel

Jennifer Gardella | Posted 05.29.2013 | Divorce
Jennifer Gardella

Gold seal, signed papers, judge's gavel -- no matter how your divorced is finalized, the official ends marks the start of your post divorce life.

How Divorce Could Complicate Your Tax Filing

Kathleen B. Connell | Posted 05.21.2013 | Divorce
Kathleen B. Connell

As if taxes aren't complicated enough, it can get worse during a divorce or separation. There are certain things that individuals going through the divorce process -- or who are recently divorced -- should keep in mind when preparing their taxes.

8 Steps To Surviving A Split

The Stir | Posted 04.28.2013 | Divorce
The Stir

No one ever said divorce was easy. Or if they did, they should be smacked down. Hard. Because it's not.

7 Ways To Get Your Life Back On Track Post-Split

Lois Tarter | Posted 04.27.2013 | Divorce
Lois Tarter

How you spend the first few months after divorce will play a vital role in getting things back on track in your life.

6 Mistakes That Will Cost You In Divorce

Diane L. Danois, J.D. | Posted 03.17.2013 | Divorce
Diane L. Danois, J.D.

The step you should take early in the process to avoid unnecessary expenses.

What Unhappy Spouses Are Resolving To Do In The New Year

Alton Abramowitz | Posted 02.26.2013 | Divorce
Alton Abramowitz

While some couples may have kissed under the mistletoe this past holiday season, many others are destined for a date in divorce court.

10 Technology Traps To Beware Of In Divorce

Deborah S. Chames | Posted 02.25.2013 | Divorce
Deborah S. Chames

Here are the technological traps to beware of when going through a divorce.

7 Steps To Purging An Ex

Lois Tarter | Posted 02.12.2013 | Divorce
Lois Tarter

You could dislike everything about your ex, and yet, right after you part ways they're on your mind 24/7.

10 Steps To A Good Divorce

Margaret Klaw | Posted 02.04.2013 | Divorce
Margaret Klaw

The culture of divorce is shifting, in tune with the times.

4 Ways To Prepare For Divorce Post-Fifty

Lubov Stark, Esq | Posted 01.20.2013 | Divorce
Lubov Stark, Esq

Going through a divorce and starting over is not an easy task, especially if you have spent the last three or four decades living with the same person.