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Dating A Married Man? Listen To This Story!

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What’s the definition of dating a married man? In my opinion, there are several.
1. There is the technically married man who is going through a divorce—it just isn’t final. Ask anyone who ever got divorced, it takes a long time.
2. Then there’s the married man who is separated, but still deciding if he is in or out of the marriage.
3. There’s also the married man who (more...)

How Many People Have You Slept With? Do Numbers Really Matter?

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I have a friend who is in his fifties who travels a lot for work. So, he’s on planes every week. He told me that he was bored on a flight one time, so he decided to get a pen and a piece of paper and write down every woman he’s ever had sex with. He said the number was over 75 and he thinks he left out some women. The first word that came (more...)

Marriage on the rocks? Call the ‘Divorce Experts

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We’ve been getting wonderful coverage around our new idea of creating a safe space to become empowered and nurtured during a time of great upheaval – namely a divorce, break up or bereavement.
The Suddenly Single Retreats
We’ve been in The Daily Telegraph and today we are in Femail in The Daily Mail
Here’s the Femail article
‘Four years ago I used to wake up at 3am, transfixed with fear, wondering where (more...)

Desperately Looking To Meet Someone? This Article Is For YOU

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I work with and personally know so many people who are desperately looking to meet someone; to find their “soulmates”, and who feel a sense of emptiness and loneliness because they are not part of a couple.
Generally, finding love later in life can be difficult. As we age, we have to assume that each of us is “fully baked” when you meet.  Trying to mold and shape someone who has already lived a (more...)

Two Perspectives: “I Left My Husband” Versus “My Wife Left Me”

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From someone who has been receiving emails and comments from readers for almost 6 years, I can say with certainty that I’ve heard tens of thousands of heartbreaking stories having to do with marital problems, divorce, and dating and relationships. When it comes to the people who write me about divorce, the two most common scenarios are: “I left my husband” or “My wife left me.”
I’m not saying men don&(more...)

Woman Cheated On: ‘He Looked In My Eyes And Lied And Knew I Would Believe Him’

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Here are excerpts from an email I received from a single mom who was cheated on. The woman dated this guy for 8 years. Seven months ago, she found out he cheated on her for the last year of their relationship, basically living two lives. He ended up choosing to be with the other woman.
 
I asked him 5 times over the last year if he was seeing anyone else and he said no. 
 
It’(more...)

Did You Know That Hugs Are Good For Your Health?

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If you are thinking about divorce, chances are you are feeling pretty lonely. If you are going through a divorce, you are probably feeling scared and lonely. And if you are dating after a divorce, who knows what you are feeling! Dating after divorce can be really fun, but it can also feel hopeless and lonely at times, like Mr. Right is never going to surface. There’s one thing that is sure to help with loneliness, and (more...)

In Or Out, Dude? Woman Dating A Divorced Guy Seeks Advice

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Dating a divorced guy can be really, really tricky. Every divorced guy has his own unique story, and what he is going to be like in a relationship is based on that story, with countless factors that include: who wanted his divorce, his current relationship with his ex, his kids, his financial situation, his career, his emotional health, and what he’s looking for presently (a long-term relationship, a fun, casual relationship, a fling, etc.-or maybe he (more...)

What’s Your Relationship With Money?

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Divorce can feel like quite a shock to the system. Everything you thought you knew has changed. It may cause many to reevaluate their relationships with friends, family and themselves. You may also reevaluate your relationship with money.
Because of the financial strain of divorce, and the division of assets, it may become apparent that you have strong emotions around money. In fact, finances could be the reason for the strain in your marriage.
What is your relationship with (more...)

There Is No Easy Or Quick Way To Heal From Divorce

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We all need to heal from divorce. That applies just as much to the person who initiates the divorce as the person whose spouse makes the decision.
The healing process stirs up a lot of feelings and hurts from our childhood and family of origin, our societal and cultural norms and expectations and, of course from the marriage itself and previous committed relationships.
It’s no wonder many people avoid the work of healing! Yet, if you skip (more...)