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The Difference Between Being Needy In A Relationship and Having Needs Is Huge

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Ever know someone who was needy in a relationship? Perhaps an ex? Or maybe you? Let’s talk about it.
I was talking with a client who has been in the dating scene since he got divorced several years ago, and has been really working on understanding what he needs in a relationship. He is finding that his needs get clearer once he is in a relationship, because it allows him to really look at what makes for (more...)

5 Reasons Why A Rebound Relationship May Be Just What You Need

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Guest Post by Terry Gaspard
As a newly divorced woman with two school age children, I plunged into a rebound relationship with someone who provided solace, companionship, and emotional and sexual intimacy. Since neither one of us had healed sufficiently from our recent divorces, the relationship ended after six months.
While we weren’t ready for a commitment, my ex-boyfriend helped me overcome my challenging divorce and gave me self-confidence. This relationship helped me to get over my (more...)

5 Steps To A Brighter Future After Divorce!

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By Rosalind Sedacca, CDC
Accepting the reality and finality of divorce can be a tough challenge. We need to be able to let go of the life we knew and prepare to face an unknown future. That can be intimidating. Here are 5 key steps to accepting your new reality with grace, peace and positive expectations for a happier life ahead, especially if you’re also a parent!
1) Focus on yourself — not on your former spouse
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Tinder co-founder Whitney Wolfe: 40 y/o men are ready to commit; Dating advice for recently divorced

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In this episode, I interview Tinder co-founder and Bumble CEO Whitney Wolfe whose insights on dating have me floored. For example, she confirms my hunch that men age 40 are ripe for the picking — they’re accomplished and ready for a cozy relationship. Listen up, ladies! Also, I help a follower Lisa, in Phoenix, navigate dating after…
The post Tinder co-founder Whitney Wolfe: 40 y/o men are ready to commit; Dating advice for (more...)

Should I Break Up With My Boyfriend?

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This reader is wondering, “Should I break up with my boyfriend?” Here is her email, along with my advice.
Dear Anita,
I’m in a 5-month relationship with my boyfriend. Things were great in the beginning but it’s been rocky the last couple of months. We’ve been arguing more and I don’t hear from him as often as I used to. I thought he was “The One” but (more...)

3 Words For Those Who Have A Fear Of Dating After Divorce

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             I feel like I’ve gotten a lot of emails lately from readers who express a fear of dating after divorce. What’s funny is, I was recently interviewed for the Megyn Kelly TODAY show, and one of my quotes was, “Dating after divorce is terrifying for anyone. I really believe that. It was for me.” So, maybe that’s why I&(more...)

6 Tips To Staying Happy In Your Relationship

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Most of us have heard of the concept of looking at our relationship with our partner as a garden that we plant and tend. The concept being that as with a garden, we plant the seeds of our relationship with another, and watch as it blooms into something that brings beauty and joy into our lives. We need to tend to the relationship as we would a garden; nurturing it, “watering” it, paying attention to weeds, (problems) (more...)

Best Dating Apps For Women

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Women probably have a tougher time navigating dating apps, so Glamour has picked the eight best apps where women are in control.
Glamour’s picks of dating apps include Bumble, Her, Coffee Meets Bagel, Hinge, Fema and three others that cater to women, both straight and gay.

Bumble allows women to make the first move by swiping right, and potential mates have 24 hours to connect.
Two of these apps target the LGBT community with not (more...)

Success Strategies for Effective Post-Divorce Parent-Child Communication

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Parent-child communication after divorce really matters.
By Rosalind Sedacca, CDC
It’s no secret that one of the biggest challenges a divorced parent faces is maintaining good communication with your children. Obviously all parents struggle with communication issues as their children grow, but children who have had their lives dramatically altered by separation or divorce need even more attention – and diligent observation by their parents.
Children tend not to tell you when they are angry, resentful, confused, (more...)

Parent/Child Communication – Even More Crucial After Divorce!

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By Rosalind Sedacca, CDC
It’s no secret that one of the biggest challenges a parent faces after divorce is staying in good communication with your children. Obviously all parents struggle with communication issues as their children grow, but children who have had their lives dramatically altered by separation or divorce need even more attention – and diligent observation by their parents.
Children tend not to tell you when they are angry, resentful, confused, hurt or depressed. Instead (more...)