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If You Have (Or Had) a Toxic Relationship of Any Kind, Read This Now

If You Have (Or Had) a Toxic Relationship of Any Kind, Read This Now

05.14.2014
Stop staying with toxic people. Choose to focus your time, energy and conversation around people who inspire you, support you and help...
6 Things I Lost During 23 Years Of Marriage

6 Things I Lost During 23 Years Of Marriage

05.14.2014
I married young, fresh out of college. It wasn't until after my divorce, much later in life, that I fully realized all of the things that...
The Honeymoon Lingerie That Outlasted My Marriage

The Honeymoon Lingerie That Outlasted My Marriage

05.14.2014
We got back to our hotel room around 9:30 p.m. and he got into bed and read some of the paper. I reached into my suitcase and grabbed...
What Society Gets Wrong About Divorced Dads

What Society Gets Wrong About Divorced Dads

05.14.2014
I just find it sad that societally, we assume the worst when it comes to men and fatherhood, especially in the case of custody. I do believe...
Finding Bliss When Remarrying With Children

Finding Bliss When Remarrying With Children

05.14.2014
Are we still blissfully happy like a couple of newlyweds? Sure, but it's not quite the same blissfully happy when you are in a blended...
Friends First, Lovers Last... Or Else...

Friends First, Lovers Last... Or Else...

05.14.2014
This past Saturday, writing the ending to my latest novel, Ride To Restoration, I had an epiphany.

In France, Using an Online Dating Site is Now Grounds for Divorce

05.13.2014
One would now assume that any married person in France becomes a member of the adulterous dating site, Ashley Madison, it would immediately...

A Miracle, a Wedding and a Baby

05.13.2014
I trusted in God's timing, in my daughter's family planning, and in my husband's wishes, and this brought us the gift of life and expanded...
Of Mothers and Sons (and Daughters and Stepdaughters)

Of Mothers and Sons (and Daughters and Stepdaughters)

05.13.2014
I have a son too. He turned 17 in March. He's six feet tall, kind, smart, handsome. He's leaving for college in a year. Or so. And I frequently...

DIY Ideas for Incorporating Children into Second Weddings

05.13.2014
A second marriage is different. It starts with a second wedding. This wedding is also different. First of all, you are an old hat. Second...

'Collaborative Divorce' Is Collaborative in Name Only

05.13.2014
It seems to me that as currently practiced, "Collaborative Divorce" is collaborative in name only and at best should be called "Cooperative...
If Only All Exes Behaved Like This ...

If Only All Exes Behaved Like This ...

Taryn Hillin  05.12.2014
Holidays can be a bit tricky to navigate for divorced couples with kids (lovey dovey isn't exactly on the menu, but neither is complete...
5 Things To Do In The First 90 Days After A Split

5 Things To Do In The First 90 Days After A Split

05.12.2014
This time is about you. It's not about making yourself as busy as possible. Get to know yourself again. Get to you know your family, friends,...
Going on Single

Going on Single

05.12.2014
What once may have sounded undesirable or even pitiable is now commonplace and not exceptional -- and not just in big cities.