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Updating Your Will and Estate Plan After Divorce

Updating Your Will and Estate Plan After Divorce

Navigating a divorce is already a challenging endeavor, and updating your estate planning documents might be the last thing on your mind. However, revising these documents after or even during the divorce process is crucial for your protection. It is essential to ensure that your soon-to-be ex is not designated in your Will as the…

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What is Financial Infidelity? A Guide for Its Afterward

What is Financial Infidelity? A Guide for Its Afterward

Infidelity, a word often associated with secret romantic affairs, manifests in various forms that breach the trust foundational to any relationship. Beyond the emotional betrayals, there exists a less discussed but equally damaging variant: financial infidelity. This subtle yet profound act of deceit involves the deliberate concealment or mismanagement of finances within a partnership, eroding…

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Divorced and Dating After 50: What Women Must Know

Divorced and Dating After 50: What Women Must Know

Embarking on the journey of being divorced and dating after 50 can be a blend of exhilaration and introspection. This chapter in your life is about much more than finding someone new. It’s about rediscovering who you are and embracing the future with (growing) confidence and curiosity. Whether you’re eagerly stepping into the dating scene…

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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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How to Talk to a Narcissist Without Going Crazy

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Narcissists function on a core frequency of mental dysfunction and psychological avoidance. They don’t want to heal, and they don’t want to change. They don’t want to grow. Therefore, they use a number of tactics to twist and distort reality, which almost always results in you being misperceived (that is, if you give them the…

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