Posts Tagged ‘reasons for divorce’
What are Irreconcilable Differences? Do They Apply to You?
Legal language concerning divorce is often hard to decipher. So when you stumble upon the term “irreconcilable differences,” it can take some time to get to the bottom of it. What is it? Should you use it in your divorce? What benefits can it bring you? Read on to find out. What’s the Meaning of…Read More
The Stages of Surviving An Affair
Relationships can be complicated. At the very least, they’re complex because people are complex. And at no time is that more evident than when a married couple is in the throes of surviving an affair. This includes opposing sides of the betrayal, and a possible re-negotiation of commitment to the marriage. Infidelity used to be…Read More
7 Reasons Why Women Initiate Divorce More Than Men
The wedding-day fantasy seems to be infused into almost every girl’s DNA. Fairy tales nurture it, movies exaggerate it, and shows like Say Yes to the Dress and Four Weddings flat-out exploit it. So it may come as a surprise that women initiate divorce more than men. Perhaps you’re thinking it’s the hype of the…Read More
The Most Insidious Causes of Divorce: 107 Women Tell Their Truths
Whether you’re considering divorce or working through its aftereffects, it’s normal to fixate on why. What caused this and where did the problems begin? Who or what is to blame? In an effort to uncover the most common causes of divorce, SAS surveyed 107 women about why they are divorcing their husbands*, and some of…Read More
How to Know When It’s Time to Divorce
If day in and day out you find yourself unhappy with your marriage, it’s natural to have doubts. To ask yourself, “When is enough enough?” or wonder “When is it time to divorce?” Being unhappily married is extremely uncomfortable and even hazardous to your health. You might feel off balance because you’re not fully invested…Read More
What to Do with Your Cheating Spouse
What do you do with your cheating spouse? Well… nothing illegal, ladies. Roll your eyes, sure, but let’s start with that bottom-line simplicity, even if we think it’s an “oh-I’d-never” scenario because rage is a lovely antidote to the pain. The sadness, the betrayal. Like a good alcohol buzz, rage can become addictive and erode…Read More
Does Being in a Loveless Marriage Mean You Should Divorce?
Love is a foundational and primal need all humans have, but how each of us feels and expresses love most joyfully, from the gut, with no hesitation, is up to us to define. We’d like to think we enter marriages or other long-term love partnerships knowing that about ourselves. But more realistically, we might not…Read More
10 Mind-Blowingly Good Things About Life Post-Divorce
Divorce is nothing to look forward to. It’s certainly not a line item on your walk-down-the-aisle bucket list. So imagining your life post-divorce isn’t likely to be on your radar until you are in the throes of losing your marriage. It’s also not likely to leave you feeling hopeful about your future. But divorce, like…Read More
Does Having an Affair Mean You Will Divorce?
Having an affair—or being on the forsaken side of one—changes you. It changes your marriage, your family, your life. It makes you question everything—your marriage vows, your happiness, your ability to trust, even your own trustworthiness. And it certainly makes you question your future. Even if you regret your choice to have an affair, you…Read More