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How to Avoid Making Your Lawyer Rich or Damaging Your Children

Krista Barth | Posted 06.01.2014 | Divorce
Krista Barth

4. You can be the parent better at organizing schoolwork or coaching football, just like in an intact marriage, but you cannot "replace" the other parent for the child.

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.

10 Ways To Stay The Hell Out Of Divorce Court

Krista Barth | Posted 05.14.2014 | Divorce
Krista Barth

Why do people marry people they know are unkind, unfaithful, selfish, or without common values or interests?

One Big, Happy Family

Krista Barth | Posted 05.11.2014 | Divorce
Krista Barth

No "steps," no "halfs," no "yours," no "mine," just family.

Saying "I Do" Over & Over

Barbara Greenberg | Posted 04.21.2014 | Divorce
Barbara Greenberg

What is it about marriage that makes so many of us want to try out yet another one after 1 or even 2 failed marriages?

Why More Women Are Staying Single

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 04.16.2014 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

More women are trading their childhood dreams for a new, marriage-free future. Whatever you want to call the cause -- independence, a love for cats or just thinking outside the engagement ring box -- the U.S. marriage rate is its lowest in more than a century

What It's Like To Be Divorced By 22 -- And Remarried By 27

Posted 01.25.2014 | Divorce

"This Is Divorce At..." is a HuffPost Divorce series delving into divorce at every stage of life. Want to share your experience of divorcing at a cert...

3 Days in the Life of a Blended Family of Seven

Elizabeth Denham | Posted 03.15.2014 | Divorce
Elizabeth Denham

I am a planner. Google calendar is my friend. I have five kids' and two adults' calendars on my phone, with alerts programmed to mine and theirs (thou...

11 Reasons To Give Marriage Another Shot After Divorce

Posted 01.23.2014 | Divorce

Mention the word "remarriage" to a newly divorced friend and you're likely to get laughed at, cursed at, or some combination of the two. With stat...

A Stepmom Learns From Nelson Mandela

Barbara Goldberg | Posted 02.12.2014 | Divorce
Barbara Goldberg

I am not a historian or politician. From a distant view, there appears to be a few lessons that we may be able to apply to our own lives. Here are a few lessons about leadership that may give us cause to consider.

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?

The Reason Why Middle-Aged Men End Their Marriages

Sharon Greenthal | Posted 01.25.2014 | Fifty
Sharon Greenthal

When I was 19 years old, my father and mother separated for good, after years of going back and forth, trying to make their marriage work. Though 40 may be on the young side for a male midlife crisis, in my father's case it was a perfect storm of circumstances that finally pushed him out the door.

17 Awesome Pieces of Marriage Advice From The Divorced

Posted 11.18.2013 | Divorce

Sometimes it takes the wake up call of divorce to gain some perspective on what works -- and doesn't work -- in a marriage. That's a bittersweet t...

How I Went From Knot to Noose

Dr. Andra Brosh | Posted 01.23.2014 | Divorce
Dr. Andra Brosh

My ex and I made a pact that neither of us would remarry. I know you're probably thinking that this is ridiculously juvenile and delusional, but it worked for us... until last week when he told me he had proposed to his girlfriend.

How A Serious Injury Brought This Divorced Military Couple Back Together

HuffPost Live | Ishita Singh | Posted 11.13.2013 | Divorce

After a contentious divorce in 2003, Torrey Shannon's ex-husband was deployed to Iraq. He suffered a serious injury during battle in 2004, and spent t...

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.

'Being a Stepmother Is Nothing Like I Thought It Would Be'

Jenifer Fox | Posted 01.23.2014 | Divorce
Jenifer Fox

I still feel disingenuous calling them my children. They aren't. Even though they have bedrooms in our house, I sometimes feel like a guest at the dinner table.

Your Second Wedding, Your Rules

Sara Olsher | Posted 12.24.2013 | Weddings
Sara Olsher

Maybe it's because my marriage ended in divorce, but I look back on my wedding as a big party, with no connection to the relationship or the marriage at all...even with all those personal details. If I marry again (which I think I probably will), I have no desire to have a big wedding -- and I'm know I'm not alone.

The Remarriage Blueprint

Maggie Scarf | Posted 01.23.2014 | Divorce
Maggie Scarf

A common way of picturing remarriage is as a freshly cleaned slate, a hope-filled new chance at happiness in a completely different relationship. The remarrying pair typically set out with a sense of optimism, a belief that this marriage will improve the quality not only of their own lives, but the lives of the children involved.

13 Ways To Make Your Second Marriage Stronger

Posted 10.12.2013 | Divorce

Back in the day, Frank Sinatra assured us that "love is lovelier the second time around." And while we want to believe Ol' Blue Eyes, there's somethin...

How To Deal When Your Ex Gets Engaged

Jackie Pilossoph | Posted 12.07.2013 | Divorce
Jackie Pilossoph

If you loved someone enough at one time to marry him or her, you should be happy when that person finds happiness. It takes time, of course, but if find yourself there, you probably have a life that makes you really happy, and isn't that what we all want?

The Divorcée Stigma That's Alive and Well

D. A. Wolf | Posted 12.16.2014 | Divorce
D. A. Wolf

Personally, I'm tired of being sized up, packaged up, or sliced up and diced up - and usually, by other women. I'm tired of being considered a failure because I'm divorced, and whatever the reasons, remain unmarried.

My Kids 'Were In No Way Limited By My Divorce'

Posted 10.04.2013 | Divorce

As part of our Blended Family Friday series, each week we're spotlighting a different stepfamily to learn how they successfully blended their two fami...

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 ...