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Moving on After Divorce

Blame Free Breaking Up

Sheri Meyers | Posted 01.16.2015 | Divorce
Sheri Meyers

Who says that breaking up and divorce has to be arduous, painful, blame-filled, heartbreaking and full of struggle?

A Question Every Person Going Through a Divorce Asks

Jackie Pilossoph | Posted 01.13.2015 | Divorce
Jackie Pilossoph

It's a question that every person going through divorce asks: How Do I Get Over this Hurt? They ask their friends, their family, their therapist, even themselves. They also ask me. And here is how I answer.

These Motivational Quotes Will Help You Move On From Whatever Has You Down

Posted 12.30.2014 | Good News

Even the most picture-perfect life can have a few smudges. If you’re going through one of those moments, here’s a little perspective: you can alwa...


Michelle Zarrin | Posted 12.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Michelle Zarrin

Before you forgive, you have to expand your perspective regarding the other person or situation. Whether or not you truly know the individual who harmed you, one thing is certain about the human condition: A person's external actions are a reflection of their mindset on the inside.

5 Ways Divorce Made Me A Better Man

Ross Szabo | Posted 01.19.2015 | Divorce
Ross Szabo

As a guy I just wanted to fix whatever I could. Give everyone the appearance that I was fine and move on. The first couple of months after the divorce were a blur. I was floating, latching on to whatever I could and just trying to make it through each day.

He Cheated: 10 Ways to Move On With Your Life

Peggy Nolan | Posted 01.13.2015 | Divorce
Peggy Nolan

Have you ever been cheated on? I have. It's one of the most gut-wrenching experiences to go through. When someone you love and trust does something horrendous, like have an affair that causes your marriage or relationship to implode, understand that you may never get an apology.

7 Ways To Embrace The Divorce You Didn't Want

Abby Rodman, LICSW | Posted 01.01.2015 | Divorce
Abby Rodman, LICSW

Divorce is a huge transition and that's why the TRANSIT Technique (Talk, Realize, Acknowledge, Nurture, Salvage, Identify, Toss) offers seven ways you can shift away from what is keeping you from your healing journey -- and move you toward a stronger, healthier you.

The Best Advice For Moving On When Your Ex Left You For Someone Else

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 10.14.2014 | Divorce

The only thing harder than getting through the emotional roller coaster that is divorce? Getting through it when you know your ex has moved on with so...

14 Invaluable Life Lessons Learned From Divorce

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 08.04.2014 | Divorce

It can be very hard to see the good in divorce -- especially through puffy, crying eyes. But believe us, at some point, you'll become more receptive t...

My Husband Left 'Out Of Nowhere' Right Before Our 10th Anniversary

Posted 06.29.2014 | Divorce

By Jennifer Thorn for Yesterday was my 10th wedding anniversary. I started planning our celebration of this day about six months a...

10 Reasons My 'Failed Marriage' Was Anything But A Failure

Posted 06.01.2014 | Divorce

By Sophie Rosen for Our brain tells us that hindsight is 20/20. Yet emotion often gets the best of us. Particularly after a divorc...

Why The Divorce Party Trend Isn't Going To Die Anytime Soon

AP | LEANNE ITALIE | Posted 05.29.2014 | Divorce

NEW YORK (AP) — Divorce, it seems, has turned into a party — special cakes and all. Event planners, bakers, lawyers and academics note the rise o...

6 Signs You're Running On Empty And 6 Ways To Refuel

Posted 05.10.2014 | Divorce

By Cathy Meyer for Running on empty Running blind Running into the sun But I'm running behind… My new theme song, the m...

Do We Need a Ritual for Divorce?

Lara Lillibridge | Posted 07.07.2014 | Divorce
Lara Lillibridge

Obviously, dissolution vows would not be legally enforceable any more than wedding vows are, but perhaps there is value in having to look at the other person and promise to be decent, and in having to apologize.

All Your Assumptions About Divorcés Are Wrong, But These 5 Are Dead On

Posted 05.03.2014 | Divorce

By Tara Eisenhard for I love being divorced. I'm proud of the fact that I'm divorced. For years, I've considered getting a license...

11 Things You Can Look Forward To About Single Life

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 04.30.2014 | Divorce

For reasons that are utterly beyond us, single life gets bad rap. But don't let its ragged-upon reputation fool you: Being single is not all crippling...

5 Reasons Why You Should Just Break Up With That Person Already

Akirah Robinson | Posted 06.26.2014 | Women
Akirah Robinson

If you don't feel ready to take the leap quite yet, you shouldn't judge yourself either. I sure don't. Only you know whether you should break up with that person already or not, but what's more important is that you know you can.

13 Things You Need To Hear During Your Divorce

Posted 04.14.2014 | Divorce

When you're going through something as life-changing as divorce, everyone you know seems to have advice to share. But not all advice is worth your ...

Here's All The Proof You Need That You'll Get Through Your Divorce

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 04.10.2014 | Divorce

During the darkest day of your divorce, you need gentle reminders that everything's going to be alright. The best source of reassurance? People wh...

'My Husband Went Out For A Coke And Never Came Back'

Posted 04.07.2014 | Divorce

By Cathy Meyer for I never hear Bruce Springsteen’s “Hungry Heart” without thinking about the way my marriage ended. I have ...

12 Steps To Getting Over Your Ex

Posted 03.17.2014 | Divorce

If we've learned anything from years and years of rom-com watching, it's that nothing eases the initial pain of a breakup quite like a good cry and a ...

Is a Bucket List the Cure to Post-Breakup Depression?

Alison Patton | Posted 05.07.2014 | Divorce
Alison Patton

"Often we see a couple who has separated or divorced and look with sadness at the 'failure' of their relationship. But if both people learned what the...

The #1 Most Irritating Thing People Say To Divorcés

Posted 06.03.2014 | Divorce

I'm so sick of the insistence on 'moving on' -- the feel-good, you have to do it, non-stop stream of well-meaning advice that you cannot be happy after divorce until... you got it... you 'move on.' What exactly does that mean anyway?

Post Divorce: Be The Heroine in Your Life!

Nancy Lang | Posted 04.23.2014 | Divorce
Nancy Lang

It was becoming apparent that my mind was spending way too much time on what was lacking in my life, dwelling on the unfairness of it all. I knew intellectually that my fixation on the negative details of my past would lock me into a future I didn't want.

The Power of an Apology in Divorce

Betsy Ross, LICSW CGP | Posted 04.14.2014 | Divorce
Betsy Ross, LICSW CGP

For divorcing and divorced spouses, a heartfelt apology can work wonders in beginning to heal relationships and in settling disputes.