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The 4 People to Avoid During Your Divorce and What You Should Do Instead

Lisa Schmidt | Posted 05.10.2016 | Divorce
Lisa Schmidt

If you've been through divorce, you either came out bitter or optimistic. Regardless of which camp you pitched your tent in, there are other like-minded happy or unhappy campers for you to trade stories with.

How Great Should First-Time Sex With a New Partner Be?

Em & Lo | Posted 06.24.2014 | Women
Em & Lo

We tend to think that first-time sex -- assuming it's the beginning of a beautiful relationship and not a one-night stand -- doesn't really need any accessorizing.

The Truth About Finding Happiness After Divorce

Posted 03.25.2014 | Divorce

There's no way around it: Your life is going to irrevocably change should you decide to go forward with your divorce. How it changes is entirely up...

6 Ways To Deal With Feelings Of Rejection Post-Split

Terry Gaspard, MSW, LICSW | Posted 02.05.2014 | Divorce
Terry Gaspard, MSW, LICSW

Part of the healing process after divorce is recognizing and accepting that the way you feel about yourself affects the way you relate to people in the world.

10 Tips to Enjoy the Holidays Post-Divorce

Diane L. Danois, J.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Divorce
Diane L. Danois, J.D.

Your divorce is not the end of your life. It's not the end of your family. And it's certainly not the end of experiencing joy and happiness in your holidays.

The 8 Biggest Mistakes People Make After A Split

Posted 09.16.2013 | Divorce

Written by Ericka Souter on CafeMom’s blog, The Stir. The bottom line is, letting go of someone you love sucks. It's devastating to think about a...

Post-Divorce: An Adventure Is Waiting

Kristen Houghton | Posted 09.01.2013 | Divorce
Kristen Houghton

The divorce papers have been signed and filed and the time has come to emerge from the post-divorce doldrums and make some positive changes in your life. Believe it or not this is a great time to begin to make plans for your future life.

My Life After Divorce In 3 Words

Posted 06.26.2013 | Divorce

There's a quote attributed to poet Robert Frost that we've always found fitting to describe life after divorce: "In three words I can sum up everythin...

15 Words That Describe Life After Divorce

Posted 05.10.2013 | Divorce

What's the one word you would use to describe the person you've become since your divorce? On Thursday, we asked our readers to consider that very...

What I Did The Day My Divorce Was Finalized

Posted 04.25.2013 | Divorce

Just like the day JFK was assassinated or the day the first man walked on the moon, you always remember what you were doing the moment you found out y...

The Heart-Wrenching Question That Ended My Marriage

Posted 04.08.2013 | Divorce

How to respond when your spouse tells you he wants out after years of marriage? It's an all-too-familiar experience, and on Thursday, HuffPost blogger...

The Best Thing To Happen To Me Since My Divorce

Posted 02.05.2013 | Divorce

Our readers reveal why they're happier after their splits.

Readers Share Their Thank-You Notes To Their Exes

Posted 01.24.2013 | Divorce

Let's face it: after a split, it's hard to look beyond the bitterness and sadness that marked the last days, weeks and months before you ended the rel...

How To Stop Stressing About Being Single

Posted 01.22.2013 | Divorce

When a relationship ends, you're free to occupy your time exactly as you please and live your life on your own terms again. But instead of embraci...

20 Reasons You're Single

Posted 01.22.2013 | Divorce

The single life. Whether you love it or loathe it, it's something most experts say you should learn to live with -- and maybe even embrace -- after d...

The One Thing You Should NEVER Say To A Divorcee

Jennifer Nagy | Posted 09.25.2012 | Divorce
Jennifer Nagy

The end of a long-term relationship is horrible and devastating, but I don't believe that it compares to the emotional trauma of getting a divorce, no matter how long the couple has been together.

Is Divorce The 'Natural Order Of Things' For Men?

D. A. Wolf | Posted 10.10.2011 | Divorce
D. A. Wolf

Who doesn't remember the 1996 revenge fantasy, "First Wives Club," as Bette Midler, Goldie Hawn, and Diane Keaton cook up an elaborate scheme to make ...

Is Looking For "The One" After Divorce Misguided?

D. A. Wolf | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce
D. A. Wolf

Are you still looking for "the one" to set your heart on fire? The indispensable, all-powerful, absolutely-made-for-you soul mate? Did you toss aside...