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Take Back Your Maiden Name? Not For Me

Amy Koko | Posted 01.25.2014 | Divorce
Amy Koko

Wow. Today I had a real eye opener. I received a Thomasville Furniture flyer in the mail addressed to my ex-husband's new wife. This is upsetting on two fronts: 1. Why is she shopping at Thomasville when I am waiting for the year end clearance sale at Rooms To Go?

'I May Be The Classic Case For How Not To Ask For A Divorce'

Posted 10.30.2013 | Divorce

There is no good way to tell someone you want a divorce -- but some ways are definitely worse than others. That lesson was learned the hard way by wri...

Laugh and the World Laughs With You, Snore and You Sleep Alone (Anonymous)

Laverne H. Bardy | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty
Laverne H. Bardy

There are those who argue that sleeping separately is a sign of a troubled marriage. But, if a marriage is strong and consists of daily embracing, intimacy, kissing and words of love, sleeping separately will not endanger the relationship.

My Life as a Real Estate Agent

Amy Koko | Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy
Amy Koko

On the ride back to retrieve my purse from the apartment of a dead woman, I do some thinking. It's possible I may not be on the right career path.

How To Survive Your Son or Daughter's Divorce

Posted 07.26.2013 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Claire Berman This article originally appeared on NYCWoman.com. Expert tips for being supportive and staying c...

Post-Divorce Wives, Widows and Wealth Management

Mark Van Mourick | Posted 07.23.2013 | Business
Mark Van Mourick

If you are a recent widow or divorcee reading this, I truly empathized with you. Besides managing your grief, you are trying to deal with monumental changes in your life and are facing a growing list of perpetually unfamiliar monetary choices.

7 Signs You Are Not Ready To Date After Divorce

Elizabeth Denham | Posted 04.15.2013 | Divorce
Elizabeth Denham

When do I start dating? Am I ready? How does it happen? These are the inevitable questions that start to percolate after a divorce.

The Biggest Misconception About Divorce

Jennifer Nagy | Posted 04.07.2013 | Divorce
Jennifer Nagy

As a culture, we are raised with the idea that marriage is the goal that we should all be working towards in our personal life.

Can a Woman Be Happily Dependent?

Christina Vuleta | Posted 01.16.2013 | Women
Christina Vuleta

A 20-something recently asked me whether a woman could be happily dependent on a spouse or if financial independence is a necessity.

Are Your Love Standards Too High?

Sienna Jae Fein | Posted 01.06.2013 | Fifty
Sienna Jae Fein

Long-term character contouring is not for you. You crave a ready match and your compatibility list is firm (loves dogs, plays chess, financially independent). But how willing you are to modify or even disregard that list?

On the Passing of the Real Cosmo Girl

Catherine Clinch | Posted 10.16.2012 | Women
Catherine Clinch

If I had to pick out one year from my childhood that most stands out in memory, it would be 1964 -- the year my mother introduced me to Sex and The Single Girl.

The 12 Nicest Things People Did For Me Post-Split

Penney Berryman | Posted 10.13.2012 | Divorce
Penney Berryman

While no one can remove the pain of divorce, they can ease it. Here are 12 things people did for me that actually helped.

The Only Way To Guarantee That You Won’t Get Divorced

Jessica Jones | Posted 09.19.2012 | Divorce
Jessica Jones

I have the uncanny ability to know whether or not someone is going to get divorced. And roughly how long it will take for the shit to hit the fan. That's right. I'm the marriage whisperer.

5 Questions To Ask Yourself Before Dating Again

Beth Tiger | Posted 08.21.2012 | Divorce
Beth Tiger

When we lose our lovers through a divorce it is often the case that we run right into dating as a way to build our self-confidence and fill the void within our hearts. But are we ready? Really ready?

'RuPaul's Drag U': Three Divorcees Get Made Over

Posted 06.19.2012 | TV

"RuPaul's Drag U" (Mon., 9 p.m. ET on Logo) returned for a third season of inspirational drag queen makeovers. The show brought back Jujubee, Manila L...

The #1 Most Dangerous Emotion After A Split

Marcy Miller | Posted 08.04.2012 | Divorce
Marcy Miller

Hope is a four letter word. It is the enemy of the newly broken-hearted.

3 Tips For Making Your Next Relationship Work

Joanie Winberg | Posted 06.05.2012 | Divorce
Joanie Winberg

I believe it is possible to lower the higher divorce rate for second marriages.

Helping Women, One Closet at a Time

Julie Spira | Posted 09.19.2011 | Style
Julie Spira

Jill Alexander isn't your ordinary fashion reseller. She's the founder of The Divorcée Sale, where their tagline is "Her Past. Your Future."

How to Find the Smarter, Sexier You Post-Divorce

Deborah Moskovitch | Posted 09.11.2011 | Divorce
Deborah Moskovitch

As I began to rebuild my life post-divorce, I slowly realized that I had embarked on an adventure to some mysterious destination, yet to be determined.

UK Bishops Married To Divorcees Flout Traditional Anglican Law

Telegraph | Rev John Richardson | Posted 06.12.2011 | Divorce

The announcement from Downing Street that the Revd Nicholas Holtam, currently vicar of St Martin-in-the-Fields, has been nominated as the next Bishop ...

When You Split, Who Gets the Friends?

Vicki Larson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce
Vicki Larson

I used to feel bad for men. They typically suffer more than women post-divorce because for many, their wife managed their social circle. Now I'm thinking maybe they're the lucky ones.

The Divorcee Bucket List: Everything You Want to Do Now You're Single

Randi Small and Jen Schwartz | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Randi Small and Jen Schwartz

While you are dealing with the fallout of your divorce, take 30 minutes for yourself each day and add to your bucket list. When you feel overwhelmed, take out your list and gather strength.

Celebrate Your Divorce With a Good Old Greeting Card

Samara O'Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Samara O'Shea

Have you noticed that journalists and talk show hosts alike cite the ever-rising divorce rate like it's a bad thing?