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Love After Divorce

To The Woman I Want To Build My Life With

Anthony D'Ambrosio | Posted 03.11.2016 | Weddings
Anthony D'Ambrosio

Everyone I've met thus far in my life has played a part in my story. And while some have taken up chapters, most just scribbled notes in the margins. You are the one I want to grace all of the pages I have yet to write. In an instant, you changed my life.

Seeking a Happy-Ever-After While Carrying The Baggage Of Divorce

High50 | Posted 02.16.2016 | Fifty
High50

Voicemail. Leaving a message required me to put myself on the line and a Heimlich-maneuver-inducing swallowing of pride. 'Hello. It's me. I'd like to come back ... if you'll have me.'

How I Rekindled Passion With A Man I Met In Europe 32 Years Ago

Cathy Schwallie Farmer | Posted 02.08.2016 | Fifty
Cathy Schwallie Farmer

I was an adventurous 22-year-old girl back in 1981, working a few jobs in Boston and going to school on and off, when one day I decided to join my older sister on a European backpacking adventure. And so off we went, set to travel for two months.

I'm Single On Valentine's Day And I Don't Give A Damn

Laura Lifshitz | Posted 02.03.2016 | Divorce
Laura Lifshitz

Hi, my name is Laura and I am single on Valentine's Day. When I enter any store or public location, I am harassed and dazzled with hearts of pink and red and chocolate boxes and cards for people of all ages.

Couple Who Met Through HuffPost Divorce Is Getting Married

The Huffington Post | Kelsey Borresen | Posted 01.08.2016 | Weddings

You never know when or where you might meet the love of your life. That was certainly the case for Jodi Meltzer and Mike Darter. It all started in 201...

The 3 Game Changers That Made Me Happy After Divorce

Laura Lifshitz | Posted 10.21.2015 | Divorce
Laura Lifshitz

You can't undo the past. End the references to old fights. You will never make them better. You will most likely, never get that "I'm sorry" from your ex that you always wanted. You will never repair the marriage if it didn't repair when you tried to save it from divorce.

Why I Still Believe In Love And Marriage After My Divorce

Elite Daily | Brittany Wong | Posted 10.16.2015 | Divorce

When a relationship ends, you examine and analyze. You might throw yourself a pity party, and then, most of us tend to do that dreaded over-thinking. ...

8 Reasons Marriage Is Better The Second Time Around

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 09.09.2015 | Divorce

Is love -- and marriage -- lovelier the second time around like Ol' Blue Eyes once sang? HuffPost Divorce bloggers think so. Below, happily remarried ...

This Woman Met Her Soulmate On The Huffington Post

The Huffington Post | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 08.17.2015 | Divorce

When Jodi Meltzer wrote a blog for HuffPost Divorce about dating as a single mother, she never expected to be contacted by her dream man. Sure enough,...

What It's Like To Date After Divorce In Just Three Words

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 07.06.2015 | Divorce

If you're getting back into the dating scene after a divorce, you're no doubt realizing that things have changed quite a bit since you were last singl...

The Power of Vulnerability: Trusting Ourselves After Heartbreak

Dina Strada | Posted 06.04.2015 | Divorce
Dina Strada

It's now been a year and a half and I am learning to trust myself. That has taken a lot of work on my part and I have cried many tears getting there as the fear of opening myself up to getting hurt again sometimes engulfs me.

What My Pit Bull Rescue Taught Me About Unconditional Love

Jeanette Sampley | Posted 06.29.2015 | Divorce
Jeanette Sampley

Nahla, my beautiful pitbull rescue, has taught me more about love, happiness, and loyalty in the past year than my husband ever did. She is fiercely kind, comforting, and forgiving -- everything I could ever want in a spouse.

These Photos Beautifully Illustrate What Love Looks Like After Divorce

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 02.14.2015 | Divorce

When you're newly divorced, it's hard to imagine ever loving again. But the truth is, you never stop loving. You love your kids with a fierceness beca...

The 15 Best Things About Dating After Divorce

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 11.14.2014 | Divorce

You're not alone if you're constantly weighing the pros and cons of dating again after divorce: "Am I really ready to date?" you wonder. "Are my kids ...

13 Steps to Recover From Betrayal

Dr. Carmen Harra | Posted 10.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Carmen Harra

Betrayal leaves us at a fork in the road. We can choose to act in ways that either favor or impede personal growth: we can become stuck in a bad moment forever or we can put it behind us for good. We decide our path.

10 Steps To A Lasting Relationship The Second Time Around

Posted 06.08.2014 | Divorce

By Shannon Lee for DivorcedMoms.com One failed marriage, even two, is not indicative of your ability to have a successful relationship. But, achiev...

15 Things You Need To Know Before Even Thinking About Dating Again

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 05.28.2014 | Divorce

You have to be an emotional gladiator to go out there and date again after divorce. From getting swiped into oblivion by potential dates on Tinder to ...

50 Lessons From 50 First Dates After Divorce

Posted 05.27.2014 | Divorce

From Sweet Cicily for DivorcedMoms.com Five years after my divorce, I entered the world of dating. In fact, I have gone on almost 50 first dates. E...

8 Reasons Sex After Divorce Is Hotter Than Married Sex

Posted 08.12.2014 | Divorce

By Real Mom for DivorcedMoms.com At the end of my marriage, my sex life was pretty much the same thing over and over and over. We had our way of do...

The 5 Most Annoying Lies About Dating After Divorce

Posted 05.12.2014 | Divorce

Written by Adriana Velez on CafeMom's blog, The Stir When you start all over after a divorce, you get a lot of misinformation about what's out ther...

Proof That Love Is Better The Second Time Around

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 04.21.2014 | Divorce

We all have the one who got away. For Jane Mattson, it was Steve Shapiro. After pairing off in temple youth group, Mattson and Shapiro got engaged...

How To Make Sure Your Next Marriage Is Your Last Marriage

Posted 04.01.2014 | Divorce

Saying "I do" is a bit different the second time around. You accept the proposal with more reservations (getting a divorce, however long ago it's been...

Old Flames Reunite After Three Decades Apart, Thanks To Facebook

Posted 02.14.2014 | Divorce

After nearly three decades apart, a simple Facebook message brought two old flames back together. Kay Gibbs and Michael "Marty" Martinovic's love ...

8 Things My Kids Taught Me About Love

Posted 02.01.2014 | Divorce

Written by Michele Zipp on CafeMom’s blog, The Stir. There is a moment -- sometimes many, many moments -- after your marriage is over that you th...

11 Reasons To Give Marriage Another Shot After Divorce

Posted 01.23.2014 | Divorce

Mention the word "remarriage" to a newly divorced friend and you're likely to get laughed at, cursed at, or some combination of the two. With stat...