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How I Came To Love My Ex's New Wife

Linda Gray Sexton | Posted 11.16.2016 | Divorce
Linda Gray Sexton

My ex-husband's new wife was a mystery to me until three years after our divorce. She and I did not meet until then because my ex always protected her...

22 Things I've Learned About Myself Since My Husband LefT

Paula Kay Glass, BS, MEd | Posted 08.24.2016 | Divorce
Paula Kay Glass, BS, MEd

I can't change these circumstances, so it's what I do in the midst of the situation that determines how high I rise.

7 Inspiring Stories Of In-Law Friendships That Survived Divorce

The Huffington Post | Carolin Lehmann | Posted 07.18.2016 | Divorce

One of the toughest parts about divorce can be giving up a relationship with your in-laws ― but you don’t have to. Below, seven divorced men and ...

An Open Letter to My Husband's Ex-Wife

Michelle Zunter | Posted 06.03.2016 | Women
Michelle Zunter

I do know you're out there, somewhere. I know you're alive and going about your life in the world. We've never met and that's a big reason why I'm wri...

Surviving The Pomp Under These Circumstances

Amy Koko | Posted 05.13.2016 | Divorce
Amy Koko

As excited as I was for this glorious experience, I was concerned about two major issues that the weekend involved. One was the full body Spanx. My ex was hosting a dinner the Friday night before the event at a lovely 5 star restaurant and FINALLY I had the chance to wear that black dress I bought in NYC 3 years ago along with the full body spanx I bought to go with it.


Dani Alpert | Posted 03.18.2016 | Divorce
Dani Alpert

Forgiveness is sometimes overrated. I was talking to a friend the other day because I wanted to know if it was possible to move forward in our lives w...

Would You Wear Your Spouse's Ex's Hand-Me-Downs?

Diane L. Danois, J.D. | Posted 02.29.2016 | Divorce
Diane L. Danois, J.D.

My husband's ex and I actually have a lot in common... We share the same struggles with our teenagers, we enjoy similar hobbies and activities, we talk regularly about the kids and their futures. Why not share a shirt or two?

It Takes A Village... And Maybe My Ex's Girlfriend

Amy Koko | Posted 02.29.2016 | Divorce
Amy Koko

When I first was divorced, the idea of my kids spending ANY TIME with another woman literally made my stomach seize up. They are mine! mine! mine! More importantly, what if they like HER better? This woman, GIRLFRIEND, is beautiful, thin, blonde, hip, a lovely woman, but she is not their mother. I AM and you know what? My kids know it.

Signs Are All Around Us

Heidi Allen | Posted 02.01.2017 | GPS for the Soul
Heidi Allen

Signs are all around us. They can be as subtle as a whisper or as blatant as a slap in the face. They can be spelled out on the news or suggested in...

6 Steps to Forgiving Your Ex-Spouse

Divorce Magazine | Posted 10.29.2016 | Divorce
Divorce Magazine

Forgiveness is one of the most misunderstood concepts because many people believe it means forgetting what happened or condoning bad behavior. However, achieving forgiveness allows you to turn the corner from feeling like a victim to becoming a more empowered person.

An Open Letter To My Ex-Husband: Thanks For Loving Me And My New Partner

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 10.08.2015 | Divorce

A year after her divorce, Neecey Kirby has nothing but gratitude for her ex-husband Kris. Though the pair split up in 2014 after five years as a coupl...

5 Things To Keep In Mind When Co-Parenting With Your Ex After Divorce

Holly Helm | Posted 10.07.2016 | Divorce
Holly Helm

Keeping a positive outlook and concentrating on your daily happiness will only serve you well.

An Open Letter To My Ex-Husband: Thank You

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 09.14.2015 | Divorce

Shortly after writer Shannon Ferguson's divorce was finalized in July, she sat down and wrote a letter to her ex, a man to whom she was married for al...

An Open Letter To My Ex-Husband

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 08.10.2015 | Divorce

When writer Susan Campos and her husband Bill divorced in 2004 after eight years of marriage, her goal for their parenting relationship was progress, ...

What It's Like To Meet Your Ex's New Love On Social Media

Laura Lifshitz | Posted 08.03.2016 | Divorce
Laura Lifshitz

My ex has a girlfriend. I don't know how serious it is or how serious it isn't, but she's there. Just hanging out on his Facebook page, silently. She's there, just casually mentioned by him a month ago.

9 Ways To Deal With Running Into Your Ex

High50 | Posted 07.04.2016 | Fifty

If you're divorced, your child's wedding can be emotional if your ex is there. High50 Claire Mason outlines nine strategies to help you enjoy the day, such as focusing on the bride and groom-to-be rather than past events.

Do the Men Move on First Before the Women, After Divorce?

Laura Lifshitz | Posted 06.18.2016 | Divorce
Laura Lifshitz

The men move on first they said. The men find women. You will be sad. You will be angry. So basically, it sucks to be a woman and have a vagina, yet again.

Why I Don't Want to Be Just the 'Ex-Wife'

Laura Lifshitz | Posted 05.29.2016 | Divorce
Laura Lifshitz

We are not lovers or partners. Not wife or husband. We are co-parents, yes... but are we friends? Like, true "friends" in the dictionary definition of "friend?" We are friends -- sometimes. Sometimes it feels more like hurtful siblings: We get upset with each other, let it all out and then apologize.

I Made An Unexpected Friend During Divorce -- My Ex's New Wife

Lisa Lavia Ryan | Posted 05.25.2016 | Divorce
Lisa Lavia Ryan

In the trenches of my worst behavior and my most grievous failures as a human being, I made a friend. She was, and is, my ex-husband's wife.

What To Say To A Narcissistic Ex

Karyl McBride, Ph.D., LMFT | Posted 05.14.2015 | Divorce
Karyl McBride, Ph.D., LMFT

One of the most difficult aspects of being tangled in a narcissist's web is learning to set firm boundaries with them.

Why it Took Me 4 Years to get Divorced

Lisa Marie Wilson | Posted 05.13.2015 | Divorce
Lisa Marie Wilson

It's hard to go from a life of marriage to a life of singlehood but millions of people do it every year and to those facing this transition, take your time. Maybe four years is a bit extreme but don't rush the decision to finalize your life apart.

My Ex Has Cancer. What Should I Feel?

Sara Cornell | Posted 05.11.2015 | Divorce
Sara Cornell

I'm not sure if with age and wisdom we would have any more in common than we did 20+ years ago, but the notion that water does indeed flow over the dam made me feel that the year was off to an emotionally healthy and positive start.

5 Reasons You Should Date My Ex-Husband

Laura Lifshitz | Posted 04.01.2015 | Divorce
Laura Lifshitz

Divorce -- for many people -- is ugly and devastating. For me, divorce has been a devastating loss and sure, it has not always been sunshine and kittens, but more often than not, it has been very amicable.

Dating After Divorce: Are You Ready?

Amy Koko | Posted 03.23.2015 | Divorce
Amy Koko

As these feelings began to overtake me more and more, I realized I was no longer living alone -- I was living lonely. I was ready to date.

An Open Letter To My Ex-Husband's New Girlfriend

Tina Plantamura | Posted 03.15.2015 | Divorce
Tina Plantamura

You must be cringing as you read this. You must be thinking I'm going to school you on how to treat your new boyfriend. You must be thinking I'm going to lay down some laws about how to treat my children. That is not at all what this letter is about.