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How Family Law Attorneys Tend to Think, Part II

How Family Law Attorneys Tend to Think, Part II

Mark Baer  05. 2.2015
Except for the years I was in Juvenile Dependency court, where mediation was available for each case set for trial (but not presently,...
How Not To Act When A Man Gives You A Ring

How Not To Act When A Man Gives You A Ring

Rosie Noesi  05. 1.2015
If a person goes into their backyard and sees a huge bear three feet away from them, a few things may happen. Either they will be frozen...
Why The Fairy Tale (Almost) Always Dies

Why The Fairy Tale (Almost) Always Dies

Jill P. Weber, Ph.D.   05. 1.2015
There is a difference between seeing your partner positively and expecting things from one another that you simply cannot consistently...
The No. 1 Thing To Do If You Want To Move On Post-Split

The No. 1 Thing To Do If You Want To Move On Post-Split

Brittany Wong  05. 1.2015
A wise, leather-and-lace-clad sage once said, "I've been afraid of changing 'cause I've built my life around you." (Yes, that sage was...
Single Mom and the Empty Nest

Single Mom and the Empty Nest

Debbie Burgin  05. 1.2015
When you divorce without children, the initial phases are emotional, financial and sometimes fairly deep, but you generally get through...
Your Divorce Is the Best Thing That's Ever Happened to You

Your Divorce Is the Best Thing That's Ever Happened to You

Honoree Corder  05. 1.2015
I rarely meet anyone who regrets going through divorce. While to a divorced person they agree divorce is a miserable process that takes...

On Planning My Own

Jessica Kahan  04.30.2015
This year I am turning 40 and this year there is no dad around to whisper reminders in the kid's ears. The triviality of all of this is...

The Two Biggest Dating Mistakes People Make

Elizabeth Denham  04.30.2015
I have said this many times, and I address it in my book (Sweeten the Deal) ad nauseum, I was a one date wonder, and I was okay with it....
On Loving A Man With 'Tough, Gnarled, Gentle Hands'

On Loving A Man With 'Tough, Gnarled, Gentle Hands'

Shannon Lell  04.30.2015
I cry when I remember that one morning when he took his right hand in my left, and his left around my waist, and slow danced in my kitchen...
How Should I Talk About My Ex's New Partner To My Kids?

How Should I Talk About My Ex's New Partner To My Kids?

Samantha Rodman PhD  04.30.2015
There are plenty of ways to ensure that your kids have the best transition possible, and one of them is letting go of what you cannot and...

The Girlfriend's Guide To (A Realistic) Divorce

Jennifer Ball  04.30.2015
I was one of those women who had my babies when Vicki Iovine's Girlfriend's Guide to Pregnancy and all of the spawn books which followed...

Redefining Divorce: A Tribute to a Husband Before He Moves Out (Part 1)

Lulu Salavegsen  04.29.2015
One sunny day in September, after I had been familiar enough with the campus for the summer, I recognized a fellow senior coming towards...
A Thank You To The Ex-Mother-In-Law Who Didn't Like Me

A Thank You To The Ex-Mother-In-Law Who Didn't Like Me

Laura Lifshitz  04.29.2015
I figured there would be comments left and right about me, the terrible mother and person. "My daughter would end up not liking me," I...
My Parents Didn't Support My Divorce, Here's What I Said

My Parents Didn't Support My Divorce, Here's What I Said

Lindsey Ellison  04.29.2015
There's a funny thing about our parents -- no matter our age, we still feel like a child when we are around them. We can't always articulate...