Who Needs A Handyman After Divorce?

Judy Nelson

Guest Post by Judy Nelson In every marriage there’s a division of labor, certain tasks you take on, certain tasks your spouse does. Living alone after divorce means there is no longer someone to share those tasks. You’re responsible for them all and that can be intimidating. You might not know how to do them […]

Is Getting Divorced Your New Year’s Resolution?

By Maria Schwartz, Esq for DivorcedMoms I know first hand what it’s like to go through the Holidays knowing your marriage is over but waiting until the New Year to get divorced. We’d told our children before Thanksgiving, had told close friends and family and had fortuitously spent Christmas apart as the kids and I were stranded […]

Your Estate Planning Checklist For Divorce

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By: D. W. Craig Dreyer, Esq. Almost everyone who has been divorced or is ending their marriage needs an estate planning checklist for divorce. It’s imperative they revisit their estate planning documents to avoid inadvertently giving their ex control over their estate.   While the divorce process attempts to equitably divide assets, it usually falls short […]

Are You Ready To Trash Your Dress?

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Guest post by Joelle Caputa I trashed my wedding dress to celebrate my divorce, but dress trashing actually originated with newlyweds! Let me explain. “Trash the dress” is a style of post-wedding photography. Typically, newlyweds re-create their elegant wedding day look and pose for photos in a contrasting environment. For example, a husband and wife […]

Thanksgiving After Divorce: Being Thankful For What You No Longer Have

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Rachel Gladstone for DivorcedMoms.com I arrived in this country in my late-twenties and within a few years I’d embraced Thanksgiving as my favorite holiday. Having children of my own helped me learn more about the origins of the festival. Their art projects, their writing assignments and classroom parties came with a heavy emphasis on being […]

Taking The Fear And Stigma Out Of Online Dating

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Getting back to dating after divorce is a big step. These easy-to-follow take the fear and stigma out of online dating. By Ian Oliver It’s understandable to find online dating intimidating, desperate, and even scary especially if you have been out of the dating pool for a while. Like most things, it’s the lack of […]

8 Divorce Cliches You Need To Be Prepared For

By Mikalee Byerman for DivorcedMoms.com Going public with your divorce is a major milestone. It’s loaded with stress and anxiety and can result in hours of lost sleep. On hearing your news, many people will respond with one of these 8 divorce cliches you need to be prepared for. Knowing what to expect ahead of […]

Divorce Courts Don’t Care About Cheating

By Maria Schwartz, Esq for DivorcedMoms.com Most marriages where there’s been infidelity end in divorce sooner or later and a common reaction of the victim spouse is to want the cheater held accountable for their actions, to be punished for the pain and hurt they’ve wrought on the family. The harsh reality though is that […]

Is An Emotional Affair A Reason To End Your Marriage?

By Danielle Jacobs for DivorcedMoms.com As a divorce coach and mediator I come across many situations involving infidelity. It’s a complex subject with much debate about what constitutes being unfaithful, why people are unfaithful and whether it’s possible to salvage a martial relationship afterwards. One topic of debate is emotional affairs. When does a friendship […]

How Do I Minimize My Child’s Anxiety During Divorce

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By Nancy Samalin You may be wondering, “How do I minimize my child’s anxiety during divorce?” Watch your words! As a parenting educator having worked with so many well-meaning, loving parents for so many years, I believe it’s a divorced parent’s single biggest responsibility. No matter how much anger and disdain you may feel toward each […]