DIVORCE ADVICE ARTICLES

Divorce advice articles include insights about where you are, what you are thinking, what you fear, what’s to come, what you don’t know and, what is waiting for you. Our articles span the spectrum … from thinking about divorce … to coping with it … to recovery and recreating your life afterwards (… and yes, Virginia, there is life after divorce.) We offer more than 100 articles dedicated to the broad and specific, the rational and irrational — the practical, financial, legal, logistical and emotional challenges you might be facing.

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Life after divorce

How to Overcome the 6 Hardest Things About Life After Divorce

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People talk a lot about what it’s like to get a divorce, but…
how to bring up divorce

How to Bring Up Divorce

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Divorce is not—no matter the circumstance—going to be an…
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Life After Divorce? It's Going to Be Better Than You Imagined!

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Saying goodbye to a marriage is tough. When you get a divorce…
Should I get a divorce or not

Should I Get a Divorce?

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If you’ve read The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up or recently…
Parenting Through Divorce is not a cake walk

Parenting Through Divorce: 8 Things NOT to Do

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Being a parent always offers a healthy dose of challenges,…
How to avoid rebound relationshipS

How to Avoid Rebound Relationships After Divorce

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There might be plenty of fish in the sea, but that doesn’t…
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The 10 Most Common Reasons for Divorce

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Every relationship is unique, but when it comes to the end of a marriage, women's reasons for divorce often have common overarching themes.
Should You Get a Pet After Divorce

Should You Get a Pet After Divorce?

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Getting a divorce can be an incredibly stressful and draining…
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Overthinking When to Leave Your Husband

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You have a bad fight or a bad day with your husband—or more…
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Surviving Divorce Series: 11 Tips for Getting Through the Holidays Intact

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Every month my partner Liza and I jump on the phone and host…
How to coparent when you hate your ex

How to Coparent When You Absolutely Hate Your Ex

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Cutting the rope and letting go of a difficult Ex can be freeing—empowering…
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Breast Cancer Diagnosis: What You Need to Know

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It happened. Life was moving beautifully for this 53-year-old, single woman. It was the end of June 2016, and I was preparing for a trip to Peru with my daughters. I was cleaning my hiking boots, having scheduled my shots and taken care of pesky medical exams, when .....
Divorce in New York

The Reality of Divorce in New York

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People know New York for its glitz, glamour, and grit. Everything’s…
8 Reasons I am Grateful for My Divorce This Thanksgiving

8 Reasons I Am Grateful for My Divorce This Thanksgiving (and All Days)

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We are emerging from the midterms. The country is either celebrating…