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Divorce Party Etiquette
Author and therapist
Divorce Parties are part of our culture now. While some people still think they're in bad taste, many embrace them as a valuable ritual where friends and family can help a divorcing person through a difficult life change.
My Divorce Is Almost Final -- and the Feelings Aren't What I Expected
Rosemond Perdue Cranner
I blog about divorce, dating, life and love over 40 at Roundan...
After such a long battle, I thought that I'd feel elated. Excited. But I don't feel anything like what I'd anticipated. Instead of elation, I'm feeling empty. Empty and exhausted.
Six Ideas for an Awesome Divorce Party
James J. Sexton
New York divorce trial lawyer
In recent years the idea of having a "divorce party" has come into fashion, so I thought I'd give my two cents on the subject.
10 Liberating Reasons to Celebrate Your Divorce With a Party
Author and therapist
Some still raise eyebrows at divorce parties and consider them tacky or morally corrupt. I personally find them to be very life-affirming in most cases. Here are my top 10 reasons why you should celebrate your divorce.
Divorce American Style Is Changing
Longtime writer for major newspapers and businesses
The concept of a divorce party and the details of some of the events can make the honoree and the guests sound hedonistic and in denial of a truly sad event, but relationship therapists sometimes recommend and encourage them because they can be therapeutic.
Divorce Celebration Dinner Menus
Author and therapist
The menu can include anything that is "split", items like Split Chicken Breasts, Split Pea Soup, Banana Splits or Banana Split Cake.
There Ain't No Party Like A Divorce Party, And Here's Proof
The one where "Pin The Tail On The Jackass" was played. Keep in touch! Check out HuffPost Divorce on Facebook and Twitter
These Divorce Cakes Are Nothing Short Of Batsh*t Crazy (PHOTOS)
Extra points for what we assume is DIY (and for the choice of cheesecake). Embittered score: 3 out of 5 Apparently, the grass
8 Cocktails To Toast Your Terrible Ex (NSFW)
Keep in touch! Check out HuffPost Divorce on Facebook and Twitter. Suggested by Cristina M. Photo credit: Jon Åslund/Flickr
Divorce Cake's Message Is Spot On
Finding a divorce cake that manages to stay somewhat classy can be a chore. We mean it: a quick Google image search of "divorce
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Why Some Women Are Celebrating Their Split
Who wants to be down in the dumps about a divorce? Instead of mourning their ex, the newly single are toasting to their new life. We chat with people who have actually celebrated their divorce with a party!
This Cake Is Proof That Life Is Sweeter After A Split
You're flooded with every emotion in the book after divorce: relief, sadness, a twinge of regret. For many of us, though
Minivan Gets A 'Just Divorced' Makeover (PHOTO)
Let's face it: life as a minivan probably sucks. While the minivan's brethren -- sports cars and luxury sedans -- are out
Divorce Cake With 'Free At Last' Written On It Is Anything But Subtle (PHOTO)
It's always nice when your co-workers are thoughtful enough to bring in cake for your birthday, but you know you've got a
Divorce Cake Shows Exactly What One Woman Thinks Of Her Ex
Click through the slideshow below to see even more divorce cakes. Check it out, courtesy of Instagram user esamamiloka: Nothing
Divorce Cake Is The Most Ridiculous Thing We've Seen All Day (PHOTO)
Sure it's extreme, but it's not the most ridiculous divorce cake we've ever seen. Click through the slideshow below for 10
Divorce Vacation Service Brings Newly Single Women To Vegas
Williams' divorce getaway certainly isn't the first vacation package geared toward divorcees. Montreal VIP has a divorce
Divorce Party T-Shirt Makes A Great Party Favor (PHOTO)
Hey, props to Taylor for creating a commemorative t-shirt we might even be willing to wear. Want a divorce tee of your own
Divorce Cake Is Decidedly Sweeter Than The Cakes We've Seen In The Past (PHOTO)
That's why UK baker Nicola Shipley was relieved when a customer requested a pretty divorce cake that celebrated her freedom
Divorce Cake: Grisly Cake Celebrating Divorce Spotted In Germany (PHOTO)
Click through the slideshow below for 10 more outrageous divorce cakes, then tell us what you think of the divorce cake trend
Life After Divorce: Woman Buys Yearly Divorce Cake To Commemorate Split (PHOTO)
We're guessing divorce cake tastes even better than wedding cake. Keep in touch! Check out HuffPost Divorce on Facebook and
Divorce Party: Tacky Or Tasteful? (VIDEO)
Couples counselor Donna Martini told CBS that the celebrations help facilitate the moving on process. But psychiatrist Harris
7 Parties You Don't Want To Attend
Ultrasound parties are just the latest type of soiree that requires friends to celebrate, often with gifts, an event that
How To Throw A Divorce Party
President, Total Attorneys
Divorce isn't the end of your life. Get out, forget the lawyers and the paperwork for a while, and have fun with people who really care about you.
Katy Perry Divorce Party Planned To Celebrate Anniversary: Report
“Her pals have been persuading her to have a huge party or go to Vegas for a few days but Katy decided on throwing a small
Break Up Happily Ever After! Throw A Party!
The death of an unsatisfying love relationship can be viewed as a chance to begin a highly fulfilling love relationship -- one that will thrive, thanks to all your freshly-gained wisdom.
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