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Remarriage After Divorce

Sloppy Seconds

Trish Eklund | Posted 03.03.2016 | Divorce
Trish Eklund

My husband and I dated for three months before introducing him to my daughters. We worked our dating schedule around my custody schedule; consisting o...

Dear Future Husband #2

Carla Poertner | Posted 06.20.2015 | Divorce
Carla Poertner

Dear future husband, this is my love song to you. It might not always be pretty. It might not always be easy. But it's real. And it's worth it.

Five Tips for a Successful Second Marriage

Lee Gaitan | Posted 05.17.2015 | Divorce
Lee Gaitan

I am one of the fortunate who is living the truth of a song lyric, experiencing firsthand that "love is lovelier the second time around." Yet as happy as I am right now, I know the statistics on second marriages tell a different tale.

5 Things You Should Know About Divorced Women

Lee Gaitan | Posted 02.11.2015 | Divorce
Lee Gaitan

Twelve years ago, following my husband's surprise announcement that he was leaving our 22-year marriage to move across the country with a former stripper, I had to learn to navigate a strange new world.

This Could Determine If Your Next Relationship Is Healthy Or Not

The Huffington Post | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 06.13.2014 | Divorce

The divorce process is over, and you're looking to date again. Maybe another marriage is in your future. But you worry that the fallout from your divo...

'Always A Bride, Never A Bridesmaid'

Lara Lillibridge | Posted 08.04.2014 | Divorce
Lara Lillibridge

When I see my mother and her partner dance in the kitchen while making breakfast after being together for over 35 years, I want that. I'm just not sure that I want to subject that kind of love to the institution of marriage. It's not something I've excelled at, and love is too precious to risk.

DIY Ideas for Incorporating Children into Second Weddings

Rachel Sherman | Posted 07.13.2014 | Weddings
Rachel Sherman

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 of all, much of the weight is (hopefully) lifted.

6 Things To Remember When Planning A Second Wedding

Teri McCowan | Posted 05.21.2014 | Divorce
Teri McCowan

My fiancé and I are in our mid-50s. This is the second marriage for both of us, and god willing, our last. My expectations are very different this time around. My focus isn't on how things will look in the pursuit of perfection but rather on the meaning of the celebration.

6 Reasons Marriage Is Better The Second Time Around

Lisa Arends | Posted 02.02.2014 | Divorce
Lisa Arends

Regardless of the reasons, the numbers are clear. Second marriages are more likely to fail than first unions. But, when it comes to relationships, I don't care about statistics. I care about individual marriages.

Second Wives Score Bigger Bling

Michael Fried | Posted 01.25.2014 | Weddings
Michael Fried

Wouldn't you think that the second time the groom-to-be might be more wary of the overpriced lure of diamonds, especially considering that they didn't last "forever" like his dissolved first marriage?

4 Signs Your Husband's Ex Still Carries A Torch For Him

Jenna Korf | Posted 01.23.2014 | Divorce
Jenna Korf

Having to share your partner with another woman because he had a child with her can be difficult enough, but when that woman didn't seem to get the memo that they've divorced, it can send your internal threat meter into the red zone.

Everything You Need To Know About Planning A Second Wedding

Posted 09.30.2013 | Divorce

Courtesy of Bridal Guide Remarrying? Worried about doing it "right"? Here's everything you need to know. Planning your second wedding should be ...

How to Make Your Next Marriage the Best One (and the Last One)

Pamela Dussault | Posted 11.19.2013 | Divorce
Pamela Dussault

Having the ultimate marriage is entirely possible. Once your heart and soul is awakened to that fact, there will be no stopping you.

How To Make Sure Your Second Marriage Lasts

Terry Gaspard, MSW, LICSW | Posted 10.19.2013 | Divorce
Terry Gaspard, MSW, LICSW

In the beginning, the newly remarried couple faces stiff obstacles to achieving stability as compared to remaining a single parent. However, aiming to weather the storms of remarried life can offer the couple and their children both financial and emotional security.

Second Wife, Second Best?

Kristen Houghton | Posted 07.02.2014 | Divorce
Kristen Houghton

While it is always best to have a discussion about children, in-laws, and ex spouses before you say "I Do," if a problem arises after marriage, don't hesitate to have a talk as soon as possible.

I Would Get Married Again If...

Posted 06.03.2013 | Divorce

Considering remarriage? It's going to take a lot to convince HuffPost Divorce readers that it's worth all the trouble. That's the impression we go...

We've Both Had a Total of 5 Weddings! Should We Have Another One?

Ann Blumenthal Jacobs | Posted 07.16.2013 | Weddings
Ann Blumenthal Jacobs

Who said the road to true love isn't sometimes bumpy? One question the women we interviewed all faced was whether or not to have yet another wedding.

At the Intersection of Divorced and Engaged

Lisa Arends | Posted 06.10.2013 | Divorce
Lisa Arends

My first love was uncomplicated and smooth, a simplicity born of inexperience at its core. Love now holds a remembrance of the bitterness yet it is richer and more complex than ever before.

The Choice of My Life

Danielle Herzog | Posted 06.09.2013 | Divorce
Danielle Herzog

Did I believe him again and jump back on to the roller coaster, or did I dare to step away from that life and brave the scary world without him?

And The Cutest Couple Award Goes To...

Posted 01.28.2013 | Weddings

A 97-year-old bride and her 86-year-old groom are proving that when it comes to love, age ain't nothin' but a number. The New York Times reported S...

9 Reasons To Remarry Your Ex

Lois Tarter | Posted 01.14.2013 | Divorce
Lois Tarter

Should ex-spouses ever remarry? If you ask a recently divorced person this question, he or she will probably look at you like you have three heads.

Why Kobe And Vanessa Bryant's Reconciliation Could Screw Up Their Kids

Natasha Burton | Posted 08.13.2012 | Divorce
Natasha Burton

The Bryants' situation makes me wonder what is "better" as far as their kids are concerned: parting and getting back together or splitting up for good?

Would You Let Your Kids Play Matchmaker?

Marsha Temlock | Posted 12.16.2011 | Divorce
Marsha Temlock

It's good to remember that it's not only the single-again Mom or Dad who is looking for happiness; so are the children of divorce.

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 ...

Why Do Divorced Couples Remarry? | Laura T. Coffey | Posted 08.27.2011 | Divorce

British novelist Iris Murdoch once said, "Falling out of love is chiefly a matter of forgetting how charming someone is." Could those words help to...