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When Going Through a Divorce, Take Care of Your Health!

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{2:18 minutes to read} Going through a separation or divorce can be incredibly stressful. People often find that in the coming days and weeks, they have more time on their hands that perhaps they didn’t before. The time that may have been spent with their spouse or children.
When deciding how to fill this time, don’t forget to take care of you. Surround yourself with people who can support you and in whom you (more...)

5 Lifesaving Tips For Empaths Going Through Divorce

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Contribution from freelance writer Jackie Edwards
Life as an empath is difficult. Not only do you experience your own emotions, but you also tend to take on others’ emotions as your own. This can become particularly hard to handle when you are going through a divorce. You experience the hurt of your ex-spouse as well as family members. Many of the standard tips for dealing with life after divorce that are covered in this blog can (more...)

Smart Divorce: Table of Contents

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Welcome. IIIQuestions to Ask Your Lawyer VWhat are your practice areas and credentials? VAre you trained in alternative forms of dispute resolution? VCan you tell me, in advance, how much this divorce is going to cost and will you guarantee that price? VHow many cases do you handle at one time? VICan I Count On You? VIIOur Promises to You VIIPromise One: We treat you like a person not a case number. VIIPromise Two: (more...)

Brad Pitt Cleans Up His Act After His Divorce

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It’s never too late to change, but for Brad Pitt it came after his wife Angelina Jolie filed for divorce.
For the first time since the Brangelina divorce, Brad Pitt opened up to GQ Magazine about life after divorce and why he’s now sober. He’s honest about his issue that led to the turmoil that involved Child Services.  “I was boozing too much. It just become a problem, he told (more...)

How to not screw up your divorce

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From managing the process yourself to thinking about what you really want1 Divorce doesn’t have to involve lawyers, although they can be useful if things aren’t straightforward. If it is fairly simple and you and your partner agree about sharing of assets and childcare arrangements, you can do it yourself. For £600 – £550 to apply to the court and £50 for the decree absolute – you can get divorced. But be (more...)

Reinventing Your Life After Divorce

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Reinventing Your Life After DivorceTue, 06/14/2016 - 16:30
A lot will change after going through a divorce. You might move to a new house, your financial situation might turn on its head, and you might even feel as though you've lost part of your identity. It's easy to feel unsure about your next steps in life, but moving forward with life after divorce is a necessary step. This is your time look at your (more...)

3 Ways People Sabotage Their Divorce

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Rare is the divorce that’s completely without some sort of legal issue requiring mediation, which means that you need to take the approach that works best for your individual needs. Avoid the following trio of mistakes that can sabotage your divorce and result in serious repercussions for the rest of your life.
1. Adopting a Threatening Posture
Emotions run hot during many divorce proceedings, which is to be expected considering that the destruction of marriage usually involves (more...)

Divorcing After 50? Make Finances Your Top Priority

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Divorce is a reality for a growing number of aging couples, a phenomenon commonly referred to as “gray divorce”. According to a 2013 study at Bowling Green State University, the divorce rate among adults ages 50 and older doubled between 1990 and 2010. Now, one in four Americans getting divorced is 50 or older.
The study also found that the divorce rate is 2.5 times higher for those in remarriages compared to those in first marriages. (more...)