Being Prepared for Thanksgiving Makes It More Enjoyable

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Thanksgiving is just a week away. That could mean you’re looking forward to it with excitement or dreading it or even a mixture of both. This is especially true if you’re newly-separated and are still figuring out how to collaborate with your ex but the challenges of celebrating Holidays after divorce continue as children grow […]

The Surprising Lessons From Divorce

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Unlike a marriage or the birth of a child, divorce is not one of life’s major events that anyone wants. It’s emotionally and logistically challenging and in the moment, it seems never-ending. You doubt yourself and doubt that you’ll survive. Yet, you will get through this. You may even grow from the surprising lessons from divorce. […]

Developing A New Career After Divorce

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There is inevitably less money after divorce and that means adjusting your lifestyle and/or increasing your income. It can also mean developing a new career after divorce. Wendi was a nurse when she met her husband who was a physician. After their marriage she helped run the medical practice for much of their 22-year marriage. […]

How To Recover When Your Spouse Has Cheated

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One or both spouses admit to infidelity, either a physical or an emotional affair in some 41 percent of marriages and when the affair is admitted or discovered, most marriages end. Some 31 percent of marriages do continue.* Whether or not the marriage continues, being cheated on is devastating and it takes hard work to […]

What Do Wedding Anniversaries Mean After Divorce?

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If I Were Still Married … By Janna Qualman If I were still married, today would be my 15th anniversary. I would wake hopeful, if cautious, thinking this would be the day it’ll all come together. Romance and gratitude and sentimentality would bring clarity, would fuse into a new level of appreciation for me, recognition of […]

The Hardest Thing About Getting Divorced

Ending your marriage is never easy but the hardest thing about getting divorced varies from person to person. My interviewee David has been divorced for about seven years now and for him, one of the hardest things has been the disappointment. Here’s David: I will certainly say that at the point in time when we […]

Hungry For Change – How Self-Love Can Give You A Better Post-Divorce Body

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By Joelle I watched a documentary last weekend called Hungry for Change, about the poor state of nutrition in our country. Even though it was a film about food, it was also a look at the human body/mind connection, and how easy it is to fall into a vicious cycle of self-loathing that only makes […]

Like It Or Not, Divorce Will Change You

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As with life’s other major events, you won’t come through divorce the same person you were before the end of your marriage. Like it or not divorce will change you. Wrapping up this series with Lisa Thomson, Lisa reflects on the impacts divorce has had on her. For her, the changes are for the better. […]

Are You Thinking Of Writing A Book About Your Divorce?

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Changes in the publishing world such as blogging, self-publishing, and ebooks all make writing a book about your divorce much more possible and feasible than it was even five years ago. That doesn’t mean everyone who experiences divorce ends up writing publicly about it but Lisa Thomson did. Here’s Lisa I started writing my book because […]

You Will Need New Friends After Divorce

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Getting divorced is like throwing a rock into pond … there are always ripple effects. Divorce doesn’t just impact you and your spouse. It will impact you and your friends and you will need new friends after divorce. Lisa Thomson was married for 18 years. She’d been at stay-at-home mom and divorce meant going back […]