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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.

Should Stepparents Ever Be Excluded From Family Events?

Posted 07.17.2013 | Divorce

When you aren't on the best terms with your partner's former spouse, even something as innocent as a kid's birthday party or school graduation can bec...

To Date or Not to Date? That Is the Question

Aimee Vlachos | Posted 09.14.2013 | Divorce
Aimee Vlachos

I have been divorced for nearly two years, and I'm still not ready to have someone in my life. The idea of talking to someone every day or seeing someone all the time makes me feel claustrophobic just thinking about it.

A Single Mom By Any Other Name Is An ... Um ... Er ... Uh ...

Emma Johnson | Posted 09.11.2013 | Divorce
Emma Johnson

Sometimes if I've been in a group of new people and it's relevant, I've mentioned that I'm divorced. That's a fact. But I don't want my identity to be "divorced." Divorce is horrible, even if the net result is positive.

How I Know My Marriage Is 'Strong And Real This Time Around'

Posted 07.12.2013 | 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...

Your Post-Divorce Rebound Is Guaranteed to Destroy your Heart

Emma Johnson | Posted 09.08.2013 | Divorce
Emma Johnson

I am feeling strong and free and optimistic about love in a different, more grounded way -- one that allows me to see obvious love landmines before I enthusiastically dance on one -- Gangnam style.

Divorce Doesn't Need To Be War

Debbi Dickinson | Posted 09.07.2013 | Divorce
Debbi Dickinson

I have a girlfriend who was just starting down the journey of divorce. She knows that I've been divorced for over 10 years and have an amicable relationship with my ex.

My Ex Is 'By Far My Very Best Friend'

Posted 07.05.2013 | 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 Big Challenge Posed By Marriage Equality

Reuters | Posted 09.04.2013 | Divorce

(The author is a Reuters contributor. The opinions expressed are his own.) By Geoff Williams July 5 (REUTERS) - Gay cou...

Is Mediation About Reaching the Same Result in a More Efficient and Economical Manner?

Mark Baer | Posted 08.31.2013 | Divorce
Mark Baer

My last article on mediation, titled "Should Divorcing Couples Who Mediate Be Talking Through Counsel?," was the first of a series of articles on medi...

What These Kids Love Best About Their Blended Family

Posted 06.28.2013 | 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 Upside Of Post-Split Anger

Posted 06.27.2013 | Divorce

By Cindy Holbrook for YourTango.com When you feel you've been hurt or mistreated, it's common to get angry — and anger is unpleasant, to say the ...

The Fear That They're Going to Be Better for Someone Else

Tracy Schorn | Posted 08.26.2013 | Divorce
Tracy Schorn

Once upon a time when I was married to a cheater, I suffered from a bad case of They're Going to Be Better for Someone Else myself. Which, when I look back on it, was pretty delusional.

Are Divorced Families Whole Families?

Emma Johnson | Posted 08.25.2013 | Divorce
Emma Johnson

An upside of being raised by a single mom is that once you become one yourself, it's less of a shock to your paradigm.

5 Crazy Places to Snag a Great Summer Date

Kerri Zane | Posted 08.21.2013 | Divorce
Kerri Zane

Now that you're on the look out in crazy places nothing should stand in your way of a great summer date. But what if you still don't have the nerve to approach that hottie you've spotted across the plumbing supplies aisle?

'You Can Learn Important Lessons From A Failure'

Posted 06.21.2013 | 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...

4 Signs Your Bitter Divorce Is Your Fault

Marina Sbrochi | Posted 08.20.2013 | Divorce
Marina Sbrochi

We all know it takes two to tango. It also takes two to un-tango. Divorce would definitely be considered an un-tango. As you can imagine, the un-tangoing is always the worst part.

Miss USA Opens Up About Parents' Divorce

Posted 06.18.2013 | Divorce

Erin Brady, the former Miss Connecticut, was awarded the title of Miss USA on June 16 at a ceremony in Las Vegas. And in one of the promotional videos...

LOOK: This Isn't Your Average Cake...

Posted 06.17.2013 | Divorce

Nothing says "I'm over you" like killing off the icing version of your ex-husband on a cake. We've seen divorce cakes before, but the macabre scene...