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Gentlemen: It Is 'Cheaper To Keep Her'

Morghan Leia Richardson | Posted 10.22.2013 | Divorce
Morghan Leia Richardson

Gentlemen, let me confirm what you have long suspected: if you are the primary income earner in your family, particularly where your wife has stayed at home, be prepared to pay in your divorce.

Why You Should Never Confront Your Spouse's Lover

Tracy Schorn | Posted 10.21.2013 | Divorce
Tracy Schorn

If someone wants to engage in an affair, or leave you for an affair partner, no amount of rational argument is going to sway them otherwise. Don't hector, beg, or argue. Just remove yourself from the equation.

7 Signs It's Time To Divorce

Lois Tarter | Posted 10.21.2013 | Divorce
Lois Tarter

If you head home after work, drive down your street and hope that your spouse's car is not in the driveway, then you should think about wrapping up the marriage.

Breakup Excuses So Bad, You'll Miss 'It's Not You, It's Me'

Posted 08.20.2013 | Divorce

Think your ex broke up with you in the coldest way possible? It could have been a lot worse, believe it or not. Last week, we featured 11 of the m...

He Called my Teenage Daughter a Bitch -- Now What?!

Kerri Zane | Posted 10.16.2013 | Divorce
Kerri Zane

What does a woman do? For the first time since my divorce I saw my future with a man. I wanted to wake up next to him for the rest of my living days. I wanted to walk his dog every morning (and I'm not really a dog person).

Not in Kansas Anymore

Erin Donovan | Posted 10.19.2013 | Divorce
Erin Donovan

I remember the exact moment in my life in which I became an adult. Before it happened, I had assumed adulthood was quantified by credentials, like having a high school diploma, a driver's license, or a job.

Child-Support: Paying Your Fair-Share?

Morghan Leia Richardson | Posted 10.14.2013 | Divorce
Morghan Leia Richardson

The math is fair. The logic is sound. But the practical application still causes you grief. You are writing a check to someone and you have no ability to control how the money is spent or if it is even spent on your child -- the most common complaint I hear about the child support laws.

'Becoming A Family Has Meant Lots Of Baby Steps'

Posted 08.16.2013 | 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...

The More Time I Have With My Kids the More Time I Want With My Kids (the Single Parent Paradox)

Emma Johnson | Posted 10.13.2013 | Divorce
Emma Johnson

I guess I was. And I see now how much better behaved my kids are now that they have that better, more chilled-out mom. More polite language. Better listening and chore-doing. Fewer meltdowns -- and quicker apologies in the event of a spaz-out.

The Single Mom Superstar Project!

Kerri Zane | Posted 10.10.2013 | Divorce
Kerri Zane

Having a clear picture of your pretty little details and unmentionables is a great way to start your very own personal single mom superstar project. Want to learn more ways to become a single mom superstar?

We 'Celebrate Even The Smallest Breakthrough'

Posted 08.09.2013 | 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...

Use the Good Stuff

Jennifer Ball | Posted 10.06.2013 | Divorce
Jennifer Ball

I told her that when my husband left, he didn't ask for anything. Not a single photograph. Not any artwork the kids had made. He wanted nothing, not a single remnant nor reminder of our 15 years together.

10 Simple Solutions for the Time-Starved Single Mom

Kerri Zane | Posted 10.06.2013 | Divorce
Kerri Zane

Rather than its original intention, of making things easier, I believe all this new technology has added more stress to our daily lives. But it's not all bad. Some very clever entrepreneurs have stepped up to lend us a virtual helping hand.

Does 50 Percent Who Say Yes to Marriage Also Say Yes to a Future Divorce?

Jim Halfens | Posted 10.06.2013 | Divorce
Jim Halfens

We simply do not like to talk about our problems openly. Perhaps we haven't really learned all the skills to communicate in a way that is geared towards truly listening to each other, working things out and finding a middle way.

The Biggest Relationship Problems, According To Readers

Posted 08.05.2013 | Divorce

When you're in a relationship that's on the outs, it can feel like you and your partner are the only couple dealing with your particular set of proble...

LOOK: Sweatshirt Offers Relationship Real Talk

Posted 08.05.2013 | Divorce

Your relationship status on Facebook may read "single," but let's be honest -- that's really only telling half the story. If you're like a lot of ...

'We Could Not Love Each Other's Biological Children More'

Posted 08.02.2013 | 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...

3 Good Reasons You Shouldn't Trash Talk Your Ex

Marina Sbrochi | Posted 09.30.2013 | Divorce
Marina Sbrochi

It's comfy to repeat the same old sob story where your ex sucks and you don't. However, you are better than that. You don't need to put anyone down in order to lift yourself higher. Know that life is more rewarding when you aren't looking for the fault in others.

Single Mom Trend: Whirlwind Romances Then Wedded Bliss -- What's Up With That?

Emma Johnson | Posted 09.28.2013 | Divorce
Emma Johnson

Don't expect every man to be your husband. Listen to those instincts. In telling me about her new love, Sarah's words mimicked others I've heard: "We both just knew right away."

Why My Husband And I Are Friends With My Ex

Posted 07.26.2013 | 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...

LOOK: Freedom Never Tasted So Good

Posted 07.24.2013 | Divorce

Divorce cakes tend to come in two flavors: angry and angrier. (Case in point? This creepy confection featuring a decapitated husband cake topper that ...

LOOK: Better Than A Dating Site?

Posted 07.24.2013 | Divorce

Not even those stick figure family car decals are immune to divorce. Forget divvying up the assets or arguing over custody arrangements, the first...

How To Know If You Should Stay Or Go

Carla Schiff Donnelly | Posted 09.23.2013 | Divorce
Carla Schiff Donnelly

When I mention to people that I'm a divorce lawyer, they usually joke about how they hope they'll never need me. But then, privately, they pull me aside and ask me the questions that they have clearly been carrying around with them for some time.

Why This Blended Family Takes Epic Themed Photos Every Year

Posted 07.19.2013 | 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...

Letting Go of Relationship Traps

Terry Gaspard, MSW, LICSW | Posted 09.17.2013 | Divorce
Terry Gaspard, MSW, LICSW

When we get close to someone, it can bring to the surface unresolved issues from the past -- the very things that we might want to avoid dealing with.