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Are Women Happier After Divorce?

Are Women Happier After Divorce?

Divorce is always a topic that comes with a lot of emotional baggage and societal judgments — especially for women. And if you landed on this page, you might be thinking about divorce or just beginning the process (stay strong!). In either case, it is natural to wonder about the future and its unpredictability. You…

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What is Considered Child Abandonment in a Divorce?

What is Considered Child Abandonment in a Divorce?

Divorce isn’t easy, and when you are thinking about it or even in the midst of it, it’s natural that concerns for your children are particularly pressing. One of the worst fears you might torment yourself with is child abandonment in a divorce. What happens down the road when you lose control of what your child…

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What Is Emotional Cheating and Are You Suffering From It?

What Is Emotional Cheating and Are You Suffering From It?

Claire sits across from her husband, Peter, as his iPhone dings for the third consecutive time. They’re trying to enjoy their monthly date night at the trendy French bistro on the Upper West Side. Claire notices he no longer allows his notifications to dance across the screen—this has been going on for the past couple…

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The Single Woman’s Guide to Surviving the Holidays

The Single Woman's Guide to Surviving the Holidays

Well, single ladies, we’ve only got about 6 weeks to get ready for Christmas and 2 weeks for Thanksgiving. Since we’re flying solo, with kids or without, divorced or just solitary, it’s time to dive into the Single Woman’s Guide to Surviving the Holidays. Break out your Excel sheets, budget planners, and the Xanax. Oh,…

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How to Survive Divorce When It Looks Hopeless

How to Survive Divorce When It Looks Hopeless

There’s a twilight period in life when hope seems like a forgotten concept, swallowed up in the dense fog of despair. Divorce – even the mere thought of it – can feel like walking a tightrope in that very twilight. It’s the precipice of losing what you had, the leaving of what you thought was…

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Dating After Gray Divorce: Must-Knows for Thinking Women

Dating After Gray Divorce: Must-Knows for Thinking Women

We’ve followed our gut instinct, embraced the chaos, and gotten the divorce after decades of marriage. We’ve upended everything we knew and encountered many things we didn’t. Now, we’ve run smack into what many think might be the worst of the what-next: dating after gray divorce. Challenging the Notions of “Gray Dating” & Exploring the…

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Bad Marriage: The Real Impact and What to Do About It

Bad Marriage

Good, bad, fantastic, toxic, perfect, insufferable. We are all guilty of tossing around descriptors as if our personal interpretations are facts. Descriptions of relationships are no different. New partners are somehow always “perfect” in the beginning. But then, fast forward years past “I do,” and those same can-do-no-wrong destiny-makers are suddenly bad marriage antagonists. As…

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Losing Your In-Laws in Divorce

Losing your in laws in divorce

The downsides of divorce can seem endless. Every gain has a counter-loss, often in ways you didn’t anticipate. Losing your in-laws in divorce can be one of those unexpected surprises. When you’re consumed with the must-do checklist of divorce, it’s natural to be focused on “just getting through it.” There will be collateral damage, to…

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