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'I Believed That Divorce Couldn't Happen To Me'

Lisa Arends | Posted 01.23.2014 | Divorce
Lisa Arends

I didn't believe in divorce either. I believed in commitment. In working things out. In staying together. However, my husband did not feel the same way.

The Moment I Knew Getting A Divorce Was The Right Decision

Posted 08.20.2013 | Divorce

The decision to leave a marriage is rarely taken lightly. You worry about the impact on the kids, stress over how you'll make the transition financial...

Not in Kansas Anymore

Erin Donovan | Posted 10.19.2013 | Divorce
Erin Donovan

I remember the exact moment in my life in which I became an adult. Before it happened, I had assumed adulthood was quantified by credentials, like having a high school diploma, a driver's license, or a job.

7 Crazy-But-True Divorce Stories

Jackie Pilossoph | Posted 09.28.2013 | Divorce
Jackie Pilossoph

Some divorce stories are really, really sad, some are confusing, some outrageous, some infuriating, and some horrifically shocking. But, I have found that there are some with happy endings, and some that are inspiring and hopeful.

What Divorce Really Feels Like

Erin Donovan | Posted 09.08.2013 | Divorce
Erin Donovan

It's hard to know who floated away first. Whose breath expired. Who stopped yanking the other back down. The only thing I do know: The party is over.

The Divorce Mistake I Regret Most

Posted 06.10.2013 | Divorce

Let's face it: there is no shortage of mistakes to be made during the divorce process. Ask anyone who's been through a divorce what they would have do...

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...

Why My Divorce No Longer Defines Me

Nancy Wurtzel | Posted 04.23.2013 | Fifty
Nancy Wurtzel

Divorce no longer consumes my life. My 21-year marriage will always be a part of me, but it no longer defines me.

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...

Readers Weigh In: Is It Too Easy To Get Divorced?

Posted 02.15.2013 | Divorce

Should divorcing couples be forced to spend more time contemplating the consequences of a split -- or is the divorce process already arduous enough as...

Growing Up, Not Getting Older

William Henderson | Posted 07.09.2012 | College
William Henderson

Growing up, not getting older, and my quarter-life crisis was neither sports car nor flashy makeover, but a man with whom I enjoyed -- until I didn't enjoy it -- an affair, which is hard to execute when straddling two lives.

10 Things Divorce Lawyers Don't Want You To Know

SmartMoney | Catey Hill | Posted 06.18.2012 | Money

SmartMoney: Our heart-to-heart on why it costs so much and takes so long to get out of wedlock. 1. You'll pay more than the advertised rate -- w...