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Getting Over Your Ex-itis

Renee Graziano | Posted 04.16.2014 | Celebrity
Renee Graziano

I have a friend that suffers from something that I used to have. I call it "Ex-itis." And even after five long years it won't let her go.

How A Road Trip Set To A Beatles' Soundtrack Made Me A Better Ex

Oral Fixation | Posted 04.13.2014 | Divorce
Oral Fixation

My friends and family expected me to deal well with the disappointment, and then praised me for my positive outlook. But, so you're not confused, that's bullshit. I saved my sadness for when I was alone. I'd fall on the ground sobbing. Sobbing so loud and ridiculous, it sounded fake.

Why You're Every Bit as Awesome as Chocolate Chip Cookies!

Christina Pesoli | Posted 04.09.2014 | Divorce
Christina Pesoli

When it comes to post-divorce self-medicating, Haagen Dazs and chardonnay are divorced women's drugs of choice.

Why Women Make the Best Traveling Companions

Amy Koko | Posted 03.30.2014 | Women
Amy Koko

I watched in the reflection of a shop window as they disappeared into a street side cafe behind me. Those poor women, I thought. It most be so lonely traveling without a man

My Unconventional Family Dinner

Today's Mama | Posted 03.23.2014 | Parents
Today's Mama

The family dinner that's most important in our house is not the typical weeknight meal where my son, Javier, mumbles something about his day after an onslaught of questions from me. The one we treasure is the monthly meal we share with my ex-husband, Ed, who lives in another state.

3 Days in the Life of a Blended Family of Seven

Elizabeth Denham | Posted 03.15.2014 | Divorce
Elizabeth Denham

I am a planner. Google calendar is my friend. I have five kids' and two adults' calendars on my phone, with alerts programmed to mine and theirs (thou...

What if Your Ex Shows Up at Holiday Parties

Marie Hartwell-Walker, Ed.D. | Posted 02.15.2014 | Divorce
Marie Hartwell-Walker, Ed.D.

A useful therapists' technique is "reframing." Just as you can change the look of a picture by changing the frame (Bigger? Smaller? Plainer? Move it over a bit?), you can change how you "see" a situation by framing it differently.

Your Ex Old Man Lends a Hand: A Christmas Poem for Single Moms

Christina Pesoli | Posted 02.05.2014 | Divorce
Christina Pesoli

'Twas the month of December And e'r'where you looked There was stuff to get done-- You were way overbooked. If only you had Someone else who'd pitch...

Divorce Brings New Holiday Traditions

Amy Koko | Posted 02.05.2014 | Divorce
Amy Koko

So this Thanksgiving was kind of weird. My ex husband decided to start a new tradition, whereby each child has to bring a dish. Wow. Couldn't he have started that like 10 years ago, when I was cooking dinner for 20?

What They Don't Tell You When You're Getting Divorced

Becky Cavender | Posted 01.27.2014 | Divorce
Becky Cavender

They don't tell you that you can feel broken and feel completely whole: simultaneously. They don't tell you that you are a package of contradictions. There will be moments of great strength, then moments of heaving sorrow. But you get to rediscover parts of yourself.

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?

A Thank-You Note To My Ex Husband

Becky Cavender | Posted 01.25.2014 | Divorce
Becky Cavender

We are both on separate journeys; yet, you will always be within me: I owe part of the woman I am now to you. Without you, I would not have had these experiences. I am stronger, clearer, braver.

5 Lessons I Learned From My Divorce (And Why Seth Adam Smith's Advice In 'Marriage Isn't for You' Doesn't Work)

Peggy Nolan | Posted 01.23.2014 | Divorce
Peggy Nolan

I made my first marriage all about my ex-husband. I tried to be the person he wanted me to be except what he wanted was always a moving target. Guess what? That's right -- after 19 years of tilting at windmills we became just another divorce statistic.

4 Signs Your Husband's Ex Still Carries A Torch For Him

Jenna Korf | Posted 01.23.2014 | Divorce
Jenna Korf

Having to share your partner with another woman because he had a child with her can be difficult enough, but when that woman didn't seem to get the memo that they've divorced, it can send your internal threat meter into the red zone.

LOOK: This Is A Win For Ex-Husbands Everywhere

Posted 10.01.2013 | Divorce

If you didn't know, it's now a thing to use your vanity license plate to brag about how you totally won your divorce because you got to keep the car. ...

Standing Up, Walking Away and Surviving Divorce

Amy Koko | Posted 11.28.2013 | Divorce
Amy Koko

Unfortunately, the dentist took this to mean that I was still feeling pain, and administered like 50 more Novacaine shots, making eating nearly impossible for the next two weeks.

5 Reasons You Should Ask Your Ex For Dating Advice (Seriously!)

Susan Campos | Posted 10.06.2013 | Divorce
Susan Campos

If you remain on good terms, your former partner could probably match you up better than anyone else. After all, few people are more familiar with your personal foibles, desires and needs -- the good, the bad and the ugly -- than the person who's shared your life for many years.

WATCH: Why I'm Sleeping With My Ex

Posted 07.31.2013 | Divorce

Recent articles here on HuffPost Divorce have detailed the benefits -- and disadvantages -- of having sex with an ex. But in a HuffPost Live segmen...

In Case of Emergency, Update Your Contacts!

Amy Koko | Posted 09.21.2013 | Divorce
Amy Koko

With a swipe of a pen my ex was replaced by my sister who will never leave me for a younger woman or refuse to take my call when she is on a "business trip."

Getting Over Him

Lisa Arends | Posted 09.17.2013 | Divorce
Lisa Arends

My ex's place in my mind is similar to that of his pictures. He is there, but he is tucked securely away. He is not at the forefront of my thoughts. I do not want to gaze upon him or interact with him in any way but nor do I want to attempt to erase him completely.

Help! My Ex Slept With His Student...And He's Still Teaching

The Huffington Post | Ashley Reich | Posted 07.16.2013 | Divorce

Slate contributor Emily Yoffe often tackles tough ethical questions in her column, "Dear Prudence." But a question from a reader late last week may be...

The Dramatic Incident That Changed My Opinion Of My Ex

Jackie Pilossoph | Posted 09.14.2013 | Divorce
Jackie Pilossoph

In a way, my ex will always be my best friend, for only one reason: that he co-created my two favorite human beings on earth. That's a pretty good friend.

Divorce, Illness and Compassion

Robin Amos Kahn | Posted 08.27.2013 | Divorce
Robin Amos Kahn

In the pain of these situations, you try to shut off the feelings because the marriage is over, the behaviors were hurtful, you need to move on. And then suddenly with a diagnosis of a life threatening illness you find yourself wondering, "What is my place?"

Second Wife, Second Best?

Kristen Houghton | Posted 08.21.2013 | Divorce
Kristen Houghton

While it is always best to have a discussion about children, in-laws, and ex spouses before you say "I Do," if a problem arises after marriage, don't hesitate to have a talk as soon as possible.

I 'Lost Sleep' Over My Ex's Wedding

Posted 06.12.2013 | Divorce

Would you attend your ex's wedding? In a blog post published last month, Tara Ellison wrote about what it was like to attend her ex's wedding -- wh...