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Love After Divorce

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 dre...

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 s...

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 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 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 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...

How To Deal When Your Ex Gets Engaged

Jackie Pilossoph | Posted 12.07.2013 | Divorce
Jackie Pilossoph

If you loved someone enough at one time to marry him or her, you should be happy when that person finds happiness. It takes time, of course, but if find yourself there, you probably have a life that makes you really happy, and isn't that what we all want?

24 Things You DON'T Want In A New Love

Posted 08.28.2013 | Divorce

If you're dating after divorce, you've probably had a lot of time to consider what you want in a new love interest. She has to have a similar communic...

Divorced Man's Awesome Marriage Advice Goes Viral

Posted 08.26.2013 | Divorce

Marriage is a lot of work, but unfortunately, that's a lesson many of us don't fully grasp until it's too late. In late July, newly divorced motiva...

How Readers Knew Their New Partner Was 'The One'

Posted 08.15.2013 | Divorce

It's not easy to allow yourself to fall back in love after divorce. But after years of playing it safe in the relationships department, sometimes all ...

How To Find Love Again After Loss

Carole Brody Fleet | Posted 09.28.2013 | Fifty
Carole Brody Fleet

When I see pictures of onetime widowed looking radiant in a wedding gown or resplendent in a tuxedo, grinning broadly for the camera while reveling in newfound love; when I see people who have endured the machinations of divorce eventually rediscover love and follow their new path with an amazing new someone... it is such a wonderful feeling.

How I Knew I Was Finally Ready To Date Again

Posted 07.11.2013 | Divorce

The decision to date again after divorce is not something most of us take lightly. After having your heart broken, putting yourself out there again ca...

You Can Find Love Again After Divorce

Honoree Corder | Posted 02.26.2014 | Divorce
Honoree Corder

After a divorce, the dust on the relationship settles, and you might be resistant (consciously or unconsciously) to seek love again. Once bitten, twice shy, right?