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Second Marriage

10 Reasons Marriage Can Be Better The Second Time Around

Terry Gaspard, MSW, LICSW | Posted 01.05.2017 | Divorce
Terry Gaspard, MSW, LICSW

How can couples avoid the pitfalls that prevent the success of a second marriage? The key ingredients to a successful remarriage are selecting a partn...

I'm Remarried, So Why Does My Divorce Still Feel Like A Failure?

The Cut | Posted 09.23.2016 | Divorce
The Cut

No matter where you go, no matter who you meet, no matter who you even marry, once you get divorced, you don't ever stop being That Person Who Failed at Marriage.

Why I Got Married a Second Time

Galina Nemirovsky | Posted 09.14.2016 | Divorce
Galina Nemirovsky

I never thought I'd get married, never thought I'd have kids, never thought I'd get divorced, DEFINITELY NEVER EVER thought I'd get remarried, God for...

When You Find Yourself to be a Divorce Inspiration

Galina Nemirovsky | Posted 09.12.2016 | Divorce
Galina Nemirovsky

I've never thought of myself as a trailblazer for anything (see Late Bloomer Club) but lately my small group of friends has me feeling like a pseudo-e...

92-Year-Old Husband Sweetly Serenades Wife For 50th Anniversary

The Huffington Post | Carolin Lehmann | Posted 08.11.2016 | Weddings

After 50 years of marriage, 92-year-old Harvey Wosika planned the sweetest surprise for his wife Mildred: a song. The pair celebrated their golden ann...

Second Wedding Style-All About Us

Tiffany Beverlin | Posted 06.15.2016 | Weddings
Tiffany Beverlin

I have not even contemplated my second marriage, as yet I have barely healed from my first. I do however though love each and everyone, courageous and open hearted enough, to remarry after a divorce.

The Moment These Women Knew They Found 'The One' After Divorce

The Huffington Post | Carolin Lehmann | Posted 06.15.2016 | Divorce

Anyone who is divorced can tell you that the right life partner isn't always found on the first -- or second, or third -- walk down the aisle. Below,...

7 Tips for a Happier Relationship the Second Time Around

Divorce Magazine | Posted 04.21.2016 | Divorce
Divorce Magazine

By Gitu Bhatia, Psy.D. for Divorce Magazine The old adage "once bitten, twice shy" may hold true for some people after a relationship fails. However...

Beware: Falling In Love Could Cause Stupidity

Jackie Pilossoph | Posted 04.21.2016 | Divorce
Jackie Pilossoph

Falling in love can sometimes have consequences if you aren't careful. Falling in love can cause people to do stupid things; things that can have really bad outcomes, simply because they were so blinded by their powerful feelings that they didn't realize the mistake they were making.

What My Happily Married Husband Wants In His Second Wife

Leslie Blanchard | Posted 03.23.2016 | Fifty
Leslie Blanchard

Last night, my husband of 32 years asked me if I was up for a 'Date Night.' Soon we were nestled into a secluded booth, in the bar of a popular restaurant. My husband, mused, 'I'll probably die before you do, but if for some reason you die first, I don't think I'll go too young on my second wife.'

Finding My New Normal In Widowhood

Emily Zarecki | Posted 03.14.2016 | Healthy Living
Emily Zarecki

While I was just embarking on a completely unknown journey called widowhood, knowing life would be very different was the only thing I was absolutely sure about.

Is He Second Marriage Material? 10 Questions To Ask Yourself

Jackie Pilossoph | Posted 03.10.2016 | Divorce
Jackie Pilossoph

Second marriage can be a disaster, or it can be the best thing that ever happened to you. What's the difference? Marrying the right person for the right reasons.

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...

The Upside Of Being An Older Bride

Andrea Tate | Posted 02.27.2016 | Fifty
Andrea Tate

Can't I just wear a nice white pantsuit that covers a multitude of sins? I asked myself. Yet something about those white dresses called to me. I told myself it was for my fiancé, but if I had been honest, he could have cared less about the dress. He only cared about what was under the dress, so I should have stopped staring at the cupcake store next to the Bridal Shop.

Dear Husband: You Are Not The Man Of My Dreams

Tina Plantamura | Posted 02.12.2017 | Divorce
Tina Plantamura

Rather than listing the wonderful things about you that make me love you, I'm going to take a moment to thank you for all the things that you are not, all the things you don't do, the things you could never be.

Engaged Without An "Engagement Ring"

Abby King | Posted 02.09.2017 | Women
Abby King

Being engaged for the second time at 41 is very different than the first time in my 20's. At 25 I wanted a traditional engagement and wedding, follow...

When You Become Too Independent To Marry Again

Kimberly Montgomery | Posted 02.02.2017 | Fifty
Kimberly Montgomery

I divorced when my daughters were 8 and 12. I knew I wouldn't be single long. That was 15 years ago. What the hell happened?

The Case For Second Marriages

Jackie Pilossoph | Posted 01.28.2017 | Divorce
Jackie Pilossoph

Divorced people want a do-over! Most divorced men and women have some pretty bad memories of their marriage. So, does that have to be it? Don't I get a second chance? Those who want to get married again probably want the chance to make good memories, possibly learn from their mistakes and do it right this time.

I'm Getting Remarried Next Week. Here's Why I Almost Called It Off

Abby Rodman, LICSW | Posted 11.20.2016 | Divorce
Abby Rodman, LICSW

We haven't married and that's on me. I've dragged my cold feet for years and, although there are some pragmatic reasons for that, the number one reason is this: I can't bear the thought of getting divorced again.

10 Rules For A Happy Second Marriage

The Good Men Project | Brittany Wong | Posted 10.21.2015 | Divorce

Recently, I’ve been writing a lot about what makes a second marriage work and about vulnerability leading to trust and intimacy in relationships. Ho...

8 Reasons Marriage Is Better The Second Time Around

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 09.09.2015 | Divorce

Is love -- and marriage -- lovelier the second time around like Ol' Blue Eyes once sang? HuffPost Divorce bloggers think so. Below, happily remarried ...

The Truth About 'For Better Or For Worse,' Two Years Into Marriage

Nicole Jankowski | Posted 08.18.2016 | Weddings
Nicole Jankowski

On our second anniversary, we left the country. And as we drove down I-96, over the Ambassador Bridge, from Detroit into Ontario, we fought all the way. We argued over which way to go, when to leave, the best radio channel for 1990s grunge hits.

5 Suggestions on How to Deal With the Stresses of the Ex's

Sheila Blagg | Posted 06.25.2016 | Divorce
Sheila Blagg

There really isn't a class that you can take, or a way to mentally prepare for all of the ups and downs that can occur when dealing with your significant others ex, specifically when it comes to their children.

5 Things I Learned From Watching My Husband's Sex Tape

Heather Leiva | Posted 06.19.2016 | Divorce
Heather Leiva

Once again, I find myself musing over how the digital age has kicked me in the rear end when it comes to love and sex. My husband; my prince charming who left me breathless at every encounter; my reason for getting up in the morning, had a sex tape.

Dear Future Husband (for My Second Marriage)

Jackie Pilossoph | Posted 05.17.2016 | Divorce
Jackie Pilossoph

Trainor is 22. What does she know about love and marriage yet? That said, do I have any right to criticize what she wants when she gets married? My marriage failed. Maybe I didn't ask for the right things.