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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.

The Secret To Finding Love After Divorce

Peggy Nolan | Posted 12.03.2013 | Divorce
Peggy Nolan

Do you remember the movie Jerry McGuire? At the end of the movie, Jerry got it all wrong as he sealed the deal with Dorothy Boyd (Renee's character) when he uttered those cringe-worthy words, "you complete me."

5 Overlooked Ways to Deal With Divorce

Ken Kirsh | Posted 10.21.2013 | Divorce
Ken Kirsh

Therapy, medication, working out, sleep, meditation, yoga, massage -- these are useful in helping you deal with stress but their benefits are ephemeral and do not propel your situation forward.

Which Would You Choose -- Mediation or Litigation - When Seeking Child Support Modification?

Diane L. Danois, J.D. | Posted 09.29.2013 | Divorce
Diane L. Danois, J.D.

Since the amount of child support one is required to contribute is formulary and based on statutory guidelines, it stands to reason then that modification of child support would be requested when there is a "substantial change of circumstance."

The Dramatic Incident That Changed My Opinion Of My Ex

Jackie Pilossoph | Posted 09.14.2013 | Divorce
Jackie Pilossoph

In a way, my ex will always be my best friend, for only one reason: that he co-created my two favorite human beings on earth. That's a pretty good friend.

Above All: Dignity

Amy Koko | Posted 07.30.2013 | Divorce
Amy Koko

How do I handle this meeting? Do I mosey on up to her, give her a little shove and say "Listen Missy, this town ain't big enough for the both of us?"

Spring Cleaning Post-Divorce

Tamsen_Fadal | Posted 07.13.2013 | Divorce
Tamsen_Fadal

It was necessary for me to do some spring cleaning (this past winter) post-divorce. In order to ensure that my apartment reflects the new person I feel I have become, I have had to make a few changes.

How Much Do You Trust Your Former Spouse?

Diane L. Danois, J.D. | Posted 07.07.2013 | Divorce
Diane L. Danois, J.D.

How many of you would consider sharing a checking account with your ex after the divorce is final? I'm not just talking about the joint bank account, where only specific funds are deposited and withdrawn for spousal and child support monies. I'm talking about a truly shared account.

Divorcees Dish On What Splitting Up Is Really Like

Teri McCowan | Posted 06.18.2013 | Divorce
Teri McCowan

I was talking to some divorced friends recently about life after divorce. We found that we shared common experiences in our new single lives, includin...

Why I’m Happy My Husband Cheated On Me

Posted 09.25.2012 | Divorce

By Jenna Cooley for YourTango.com I'll never forget that moment. I was standing in my cute, little, suburban kitchen holding my sweet, 4-month-old ...

5 Good Reasons To Have A Rebound Relationship

Jennifer Nagy | Posted 11.04.2012 | Divorce
Jennifer Nagy

Unlike many other divorce and relationship experts, I don't believe that it's necessary to abstain from all relationships until you have emotionally recovered from your divorce. Instead, I recommend that divorcees jump headfirst into a rebound relationship.

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.

5 Questions To Ask Yourself Before Dating Again

Beth Tiger | Posted 08.21.2012 | Divorce
Beth Tiger

When we lose our lovers through a divorce it is often the case that we run right into dating as a way to build our self-confidence and fill the void within our hearts. But are we ready? Really ready?

The #1 Secret To Dating After Divorce

Janis Spindel | Posted 08.13.2012 | Divorce
Janis Spindel

Rip off the band-aid that is holding you back and take a leap of faith. Put yourself back together, exude confidence and try something new.

Top 3 Mistakes Men Make After Divorce

Carlos Phillips | Posted 01.23.2014 | Divorce
Carlos Phillips

Here are the top three most common mistakes that many men make after their marriages have ended.

How Can I Let Go Of Hatred Toward My Ex?

Agi Smith | Posted 04.26.2012 | Divorce
Agi Smith

I can't seem to be able to move forward and stop blaming myself for marrying this man knowing he had serious issues and thereby not protecting my children.

5 Things Smart Women Do After A Divorce

Alison Patton | Posted 05.09.2012 | Divorce
Alison Patton

"Why do some women do well after divorce, while others get stuck?" a divorcing client asked me, confronting her worries head on.

WATCH: The #1 Way To Know If You're Ready To Date Again

Posted 02.16.2012 | Divorce

Looking to get back into the dating scene post-divorce, but not sure it's the right time? According to YourTango.com relationship expert Amy Spencer, ...

Zip It! 7 Ways To Stop Badmouthing Your Ex

Ashley Davis Bush, LCSW | Posted 04.10.2012 | Divorce
Ashley Davis Bush, LCSW

How do you resist the temptation to hurl the insults? How do you refuse to take the bait that your ex dangles tantalizingly in front of you? Zip your lips!

Which is Worse: Losing A Spouse To Divorce Or To Death?

D. A. Wolf | Posted 03.17.2012 | Divorce
D. A. Wolf

In death and divorce, we face the palpable destruction of the familiar: the structure of marriage, the family home, and loss of "self" in the role of partner.

7 Post-Divorce Christmas Survival Strategies

www.high50.com | Posted 12.08.2011 | Fifty

Christmas brings extra challenges for fractured families, and as the kids get older things get even more complicated. Once kids can vote with their fe...

Meet The Man Who Wants To Recreate His Wedding, Though He Divorced

AP | Posted 01.03.2012 | Weddings

By Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) -- A New York City man has filed a lawsuit seeking $48,000 to recreate his 2003 wedding, even though the marriage...

The 5 Most Common Financial Mistakes Women Make After They Divorce

Jeffrey A. Landers | Posted 08.29.2011 | Divorce
Jeffrey A. Landers

A divorce financial planner takes care of critical financial tasks that are beyond the scope of the divorce attorney's expertise, and those tasks can ...

5 Retirement Issues To Resolve During Your Split (Even If You're Still Young)

Jeffrey A. Landers | Posted 07.27.2011 | Divorce
Jeffrey A. Landers

The vast majority of divorcing women are much younger than their so-called "Golden Years", and yet it's essential that every woman address the issue o...

Divorce & Teenagers -- Normal or Not?

Ginger Emas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce
Ginger Emas

For those of us divorced with kids, we face a recurring question that keeps us up at night: Is my child going through a normal adolescent stage or is his behavior due to the fact that his dad and I are not together?