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Starter Marriage

Starter Marriage, The Serial: Part 1

Susan Orlins | Posted 05.28.2013 | Women
Susan Orlins

1965. One of my least evolved relationships was with Saul, my first husband. His dimpled cheeks and large, almost bulging eyes gave him a perky Jiminy Cricket look. His mother claimed his I.Q. was at the genius level. My mother thought he was nice.

7 Lessons My Starter Marriage Taught Me

Lois Tarter | Posted 10.22.2012 | Divorce
Lois Tarter

When I look back on my starter marriage, I realize how important it was; it helped shape me into the better wife that I am today in my second marriage.

The Fear That Keeps 20-Something Divorcees Up At Night

Joelle Caputa | Posted 04.28.2012 | Divorce
Joelle Caputa

My biological clock is a relentless reminder that time is ticking and I have to conceive within the next few years if I ever want to make motherhood a reality.

Why Didn’t Anyone Tell Me I Was Marrying A Jerk?

Marianne Curan | Posted 04.20.2012 | Divorce
Marianne Curan

I am the only woman in the history of divorce who didn't keep the house. Instead, I took my equity and hired a therapist. She bought a house.

Why It Doesn't Feel Good To Be Butt Naked In Front Of Your Ex-Wife While She's Laughing At You

Justin Sternberg | Posted 02.05.2012 | Divorce
Justin Sternberg

Here's the best part about love: one morning you can be in your most vulnerable state, literally naked watching your ex-wife laugh at you, but later that night, you can lock eyes with a new girl at a bar and realize that you're finally ready to love again.

Second Time's The Charm: The Case For The Starter Marriage

Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce

Story courtesy of YourTango By Sascha Rothchild For every email or comment I get thanking me for writing my book, How To Get Divorced By 30, or for ...