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'Ex' Does NOT Mark The Spot

Carole Brody Fleet | Posted 11.24.2012 | Fifty
Carole Brody Fleet

At exactly what point in time did a late spouse become an "EX"?

What My Ex-Wife Revealed In A Subway Emergency

Al DeLuise | Posted 03.08.2016 | Fifty
Al DeLuise

I turned and looked out the open train door; the station is filled, from floor to ceiling, with white smoke... I turned and looked out the open train door; the station is filled, from floor to ceiling, with white smoke.

7 Selfish Reasons To Forgive Your Ex

Eileen Barker | Posted 11.14.2012 | Divorce
Eileen Barker

Forgiveness may seem like the last thing you'd want to consider when you are upset with your ex-spouse, but here are seven reasons why you should.

16 Lies You Told Your Ex

Posted 09.07.2012 | Divorce

The best relationships are founded on mutual trust and honesty, but is it ever okay to lie to a spouse? We asked our Twitter followers to divulge ...

12 Signs You Have An Anger Management Problem

Rosalind Sedacca | Posted 10.16.2012 | Divorce
Rosalind Sedacca

With intention and practice, we can learn healthier ways of expressing anger, frustration and other difficult feelings which will make for more peaceful and rewarding life experiences.

Don't Call Me An Ex!

Adam Gilad | Posted 03.11.2016 | Divorce
Adam Gilad

"My ex." That lasso of a phrase yanking me back into hopeless, oppressive days. That retrograde, strangling repo-truck of a phrase felt not merely unwanted, but like a double-bladed offense.

The Person Standing Between You And Post-Breakup Happiness

David Wygant | Posted 10.06.2012 | Divorce
David Wygant

Divorce sucks because you have to deal with the person on a regular basis if you have kids with them.

How To Deal With Running Into The Ex At Your Kid’s Wedding

Judge Michele F. Lowrance | Posted 08.04.2012 | Divorce
Judge Michele F. Lowrance

The last time you saw your ex-husband, maybe you said to yourself: "I will see him in hell."

What to Do When Co-Parenting Doesn't Work

Virginia Gilbert, MFT | Posted 02.25.2014 | Divorce
Virginia Gilbert, MFT

Divorce is terrible enough, but to have a divorce that is so hellish as to make co-parenting impossible is another kind of terrible altogether.

Is Your Ex Letting The Kids Watch Too Much TV? How To Deal

Common Sense Media | Posted 07.21.2012 | Divorce
Common Sense Media

"Is it that bad to let your kids watch Aliens?" My ex-husband posed this question to me -- and he was dead serious. Did I mention that our kids are 6 and 8?

How I Stopped Punishing My Ex-Wife For Her Affair

Kyle Bradford | Posted 03.11.2016 | Divorce
Kyle Bradford

The discovery of my ex-wife's affair wouldn't have made for juicy television. I never walked in to find the lovers in our bed and I didn't stumble upon some tawdry Facebook exchange.

The Divorce Terms No Kid Should Hear

Judy Osborne | Posted 06.16.2012 | Divorce
Judy Osborne

Our language about separation and divorce isn't helpful to kids. The word "ex" and another common term, "broken family," implies a final break.

Deadbeat Dads and Child Support Woes

Joshua Shulman | Posted 05.07.2012 | Business
Joshua Shulman

But here's the catch -- do we really want collection efforts to be so thorough that they force poor people onto the streets? The rule will just be one more detail tending to make it literally impossible for poor people to support themselves.

Good News For Newt: Alimony Laws Reconsidered

The Huffington Post | Catherine New | Posted 03.05.2012 | Money

The economics of divorce are changing. First up: Who pays. Traditionally, ex-husbands are on the hook to pay alimony. Newt Gingrich, for example, ...

6 Ways To Purge Your Ex From Your Post-Divorce Life

Lois Tarter | Posted 03.27.2012 | Divorce
Lois Tarter

The same way you ex-foliate your skin, you need to "EX-foliate" the reminders of your ex-spouse from your world. At this point, you probably feel that your ex is about as useful as a bunch of dead skin cells any way.

10 Things New Divorcees Should Expect

Judy Silk | Posted 03.10.2012 | Divorce
Judy Silk

When I was younger, divorce was something you whispered about, like cancer. It came with a certain stigma and a mysterious other-worldliness.

8 Unalienable Rights Your Kid Is Entitled To Post-Split

Julie A. Ross, M.A | Posted 03.07.2012 | Divorce
Julie A. Ross, M.A

It's easy to get so caught up in the battles of divorce and the hassles of custody that you forget that your child has certain inalienable rights. A child of divorce, especially, needs to have his or her rights honored and respected.

How Not To Handle Your Ex In-Laws

Allison Pescosolido, M.A. and Andra Brosh, Ph.D | Posted 02.22.2012 | Divorce
Allison Pescosolido, M.A. and Andra Brosh, Ph.D

Whether they were the parents you always wished you'd had, or the parents you wouldn't wish on anybody, managing your outlaws through the divorce transition and beyond can add a precarious piece to the divorce puzzle.

9 NASTIEST Things Divorcing Spouses Day To Each Other

J. Richard Kulerski | Posted 02.06.2012 | Divorce
J. Richard Kulerski

Divorce lawyers hear it all. We hear tragic stories, engaging stories, and just about every other type of story.

The Scary New Trend For Scorned Spouses

Mark A. Barondess | Posted 11.20.2011 | Divorce
Mark A. Barondess

Instead of picking up a knife or a gun to seek retribution, people now choose the Internet as their weapon of choice. From a simple rant on YouTube to a custom website, scorned spouses resort not to the courts, but to their computer. There is clearly an increasing trend of estranged or former spouses or exes to digitally "kill" their former love online.

Divorce -- Whose Party Is This Anyway?

Monica Medina | Posted 11.02.2011 | Divorce
Monica Medina

For the most part, my ex and I managed the birthdays in a semi-reasonable fashion. We did this by hosting "dueling" parties, with my children's friends split down the middle, much like how we split our possessions during the divorce.

Can Texting Sabotage Your Split?

Judy Corcoran | Posted 11.02.2011 | Divorce
Judy Corcoran

Before, divorcing, separated and divorced parents were forced to meet face-to-face or pick up the phone to communicate about the well-being of their child or children. Now, everything from play date arrangements to insult hurling is done with the flick of a thumb or the click of a mouse.

Should You Be Able To Blog About Your "Psycho Ex-Wife?" One Man Thinks So

Huffington Post | Anna Bahr | Posted 10.09.2011 | Divorce

On Tuesday, the "Today Show" took a look at "The Pyscho Ex-Wife," a website launched by divorcee Anthony Morelli in 2007 as a forum to air his frustra...

Court Tosses Hearsay Against Ill. Cop Charged In Ex-Wife's Slay

Patch | Joseph Hosey | Posted 09.26.2011 | Crime

Whether or not Drew Peterson's dead third wife predicted he would kill her, or his missing fourth wife confided in a divorce attorney that he committe...

Handling an Insecure Friend

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 09.07.2011 | Women
Dr. Irene S. Levine

Dealing with an insecure friend requires a proper mix of sensitivity and boundaries.