Life After Divorce

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Finding Love After Divorce: 6 Women Tell Their Truths

Finding Love After Divorce: 6 Women Tell their Truths

Finding love after divorce is like maneuvering through a minefield. After the trauma of separation and starting a new life, it’s hard to believe that one day you’ll be ready to be part of a new relationship. But many people do tackle the dating game and find new soulmates, companions, and surprising friends. As a…

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Making It as a Strong Single Mom After Divorce

Making It as a Strong Single Mom After Divorce

For those who are mothers, you know it’s one of the most beautiful roles in the world. It is also one of the hardest. When you add the stress of divorce, the burden of bills and expenses to cover solo, and the feeling of aloneness, it can feel unsurmountable; like the weight of the world…

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Changing Your Name After Divorce

Changing Your Name After Divorce

Do you dream of returning to you — who you really are, and changing your name after divorce? The journey through and beyond a divorce involves a series of pivotal decisions, among which is the choice to change your name. Far from being a mere formality, this decision can embody a profound expression of self-renewal…

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What’s a Divorce Party? And Should You Have One?

What's a Divorce Party? And Should You Have One?

Your wedding day is often envisioned as one of the happiest moments in your life, a day filled with love, joy, and promises for the future. Yet, despite the vows exchanged and the dreams shared, the reality of divorce may unexpectedly enter your life later on. In contrast to a wedding, a divorce can be…

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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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How to Tell Your Child You’re Dating After Divorce

How to Tell Your Child You’re Dating After Divorce

If some children had it their way, they might wish for their parents to reunite, or for each to remain single indefinitely. However, not only is this unfair to you, it’s an unrealistic expectation. Reentering the dating scene after a divorce can be daunting, especially when things start to get serious with a new partner,…

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Leaving the Divorce Behind with Solo Travel

Leaving the Divorce Behind with Solo Travel

I got divorced in 2011. It was difficult, painful, and uncomfortable. Like most people, I wanted to focus on leaving the divorce behind after it was over. I’ve always loved traveling, since long before I was married. I’m no stranger to traveling solo, but it was still an adjustment to travel without my husband. While…

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The Decisive Value of Decentering Men from Your Life

The Decisive Value of Decentering Men from Your Life

I feel the buzz of excitement from within, in anticipation of the evening fast approaching. Anticipating a great date! I bought a new dress, a stash of alluring makeup, and even tried a new makeup technique. Despite hating it, I also plucked my eyebrows for the occasion. And oh, that perfume with the floral undertones…

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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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