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Starter Marriage

Introducing: HuffPost's Divorced By 30 Blog Series

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 10.05.2015 | Divorce

Divorce in your 20s can be a strange, isolating experience.  While most people your age are just settling down -- the average age for first marr...

A Guide to Surviving Divorce in Your 20s

Ayesha Vardag | Posted 09.25.2015 | Divorce
Ayesha Vardag

There's a real conflict in the messages that go out to young girls: on the one hand it's study hard, become someone important, invest in your career and be independent, and on the other hand you have the wedding industry and the society magazines saying: get married, that will be the most important day of your life, that will define you and validate you.

New Data Reveals Who's Likely To Get Married More Than Once

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Adams | Posted 11.25.2014 | Divorce

Good news for romantics: The divorce rate may be dismal, but remarriage is on the rise. According to new findings from the Pew Research center, 40 per...

Starter Marriage, The Serial: Part 1

Susan Orlins | Posted 05.28.2013 | Women
Susan Orlins

1965. One of my least evolved relationships was with Saul, my first husband. His dimpled cheeks and large, almost bulging eyes gave him a perky Jiminy Cricket look. His mother claimed his I.Q. was at the genius level. My mother thought he was nice.

7 Lessons My Starter Marriage Taught Me

Lois Tarter | Posted 10.22.2012 | Divorce
Lois Tarter

When I look back on my starter marriage, I realize how important it was; it helped shape me into the better wife that I am today in my second marriage.

The Fear That Keeps 20-Something Divorcees Up At Night

Joelle Caputa | Posted 09.25.2015 | Divorce
Joelle Caputa

My biological clock is a relentless reminder that time is ticking and I have to conceive within the next few years if I ever want to make motherhood a reality.

Why Didn’t Anyone Tell Me I Was Marrying A Jerk?

Marianne Curan | Posted 04.20.2012 | Divorce
Marianne Curan

I am the only woman in the history of divorce who didn't keep the house. Instead, I took my equity and hired a therapist. She bought a house.

Why It Doesn't Feel Good To Be Butt Naked In Front Of Your Ex-Wife While She's Laughing At You

Justin Sternberg | Posted 02.05.2012 | Divorce
Justin Sternberg

Here's the best part about love: one morning you can be in your most vulnerable state, literally naked watching your ex-wife laugh at you, but later that night, you can lock eyes with a new girl at a bar and realize that you're finally ready to love again.

Second Time's The Charm: The Case For The Starter Marriage

Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce

Story courtesy of YourTango By Sascha Rothchild For every email or comment I get thanking me for writing my book, How To Get Divorced By 30, or for ...