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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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 .....
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…
How to leave your husband

How to Leave Your Husband and Slay Considering Divorce Syndrome

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If you’ve been suffering from an undiagnosed case of Considering…
How to recover from a divorce break up if you feel abandoned.

Divorce: How to Get Over a Breakup When You Feel Abandoned

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Often when you are reading about divorce and the woman's perspective,…
Divorce and depression

Divorce and Depression: What to Look for and How to Cope

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Divorce and depression are inseparable for almost everyone. The…
Freezing your eggs

Freezing Your Eggs in the Event of Divorce

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Change is a reality. Sometimes, we want to embrace it to help…
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How Much Does a Divorce Cost?

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"How much does a divorce cost?" is one of the first questions…
Woman struggling with leaving an abusive marriage

Leaving an Abusive Marriage? There Are Steps You Need to Take First

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Abuse doesn’t always look the way we imagine it. No bruises…
35 divorce books on divorce for your head and heart

35 Best Books on Divorce: How to Think Smart and Protect Your Heart

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Are you in that awful place of looking to teach yourself about…
You Are Not Alone: Women Reach to Kavanaugh

You are Not Alone: Women React to Kavanaugh Confirmation

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Dr. Christine Blasey Ford’s testimony in Justice Kavanaugh’s…
Traveling with Another Divorced Woman 11 Things I hadn't anticipated.

Traveling with Another Divorced Woman: 11 Things I Had NOT Anticipated

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Don’t’ get me wrong -- traveling alone after divorce is wonderful…
After divorce are you destined for rebound relationships?

After Divorce, Are You Destined for Rebound Relationships?

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You’ve been warned about them. But here’s what a rebound…

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