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Women Initiate Divorces More Than Men, But Not Breakups, Study Suggests

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 08.24.2015 | Divorce

Women are more likely than men to utter the words, "I want a divorce" -- but women and men are equally likely to initiate a non-marital breakup, accor...

When My Indian Mom Divorced My Dad, She Became an Outcast. It Also Saved Her Life.

Gursimran Sandhu | Posted 04.07.2015 | World
Gursimran Sandhu

It's like signing up to be a leper. Everyone shunned us because only a "dishonorable" family couldn't keep its house in order.

New Study Suggests 'In Sickness And In Health' May Not Always Be True

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 05.01.2014 | Divorce

The old adage "'till death do us part" comes to mind in the later years of marriage, when spouses may be faced with declining health. But according to...

New Study Says Women Are Happier After Divorce

Posted 07.11.2013 | Divorce

Picture a recently divorced woman. She's usually depressed, distraught and emotional -- right? Wrong, according to new research out of London's Kin...

9 Financial Tasks To Do Immediately After Divorce

Posted 05.18.2013 | Divorce

By Jeff Landers for As a divorcing woman, you are no doubt looking forward to having the whole divorce process over with, so you can mo...

What Men Wish Their Wives Would Stop Doing

Monique Honaman | Posted 06.04.2013 | Divorce
Monique Honaman

If you and your partner don't address this problem, things can quickly go from bad to worse.

5 Ways Women Sabotage Their Marriages

Laura Doyle | Posted 03.03.2013 | Divorce
Laura Doyle

Here are five ways that women unwittingly sabotage their marriages, along with the proven remedies for restoring the love and closeness you once shared.

How The Rich Get Richer Post-Divorce

Posted 07.12.2012 | Divorce

The best financial advice for wealthy women who want to be even wealthier? Divorce your husband, apparently. In a new survey by financial cons...

6 Ways To Comfort A Divorcing Friend

Paula H. Noe, Esquire | Posted 07.09.2012 | Divorce
Paula H. Noe, Esquire

Although it can be easy to make a big difference in the life of a woman going through divorce, many of us don't have a clue how to respond or what to do.

7 Important Survival Strategies For Divorcees

Lisa Helfend Meyer | Posted 04.30.2012 | Divorce
Lisa Helfend Meyer

I've seen some women who are emotionally and physically devastated by their divorce, while others emerge stronger and more empowered. The following are six key strategies for surviving divorce whether you're a woman in your 20s or your 70s.

WATCH: Women Fare Better Financially Than Men Post-Split

Posted 01.19.2012 | Divorce

On CBS "This Morning" Wednesday, financial correspondent Carmen Wong Ulrich weighed in on a new Pew Research Center report that found women are now fa...

Women, Divorcees Struggle To Secure Retirement | Dave Carpenter | Posted 07.09.2011 | Divorce

It took the collapse of her marriage to jolt Luanne Schmidt into action. After years of taking a hands-off approach toward money, the 50-year-old n...

Divorce Tips: Plan Your Financial Future

Forbes | Posted 06.07.2011 | Divorce

Welcome to Divorce Dollars and Sense. Most likely if you are reading this blog, you are a woman currently going through a divorce or thinking about...

Does Divorce Hit Women Harder Than Men?

ABC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce

Divorce nearly crushed Kathleen Anderson. She lost her three children in a custody battle and her finances were devastated by child support. Her firs...

Divorce In Hong Kong: Women More Willing To Split Than Men

The Standard | Serinah Ho | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce

Women are more willing to seek divorce as a solution to marital problems than men, according to a survey. The Women's Commission conducted face-to-fa...