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How To Survive And Enjoy Wedding Season After Divorce

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If you’re in the midst of a divorce or newly single then a wedding might be the last event you want to attend but divorce coach Elise Pettus says go. There are ways to survive and enjoy wedding season after divorce.
Is there a time when you should say no to an invite?
Can you go solo, even if you and your spouse have not yet gone public with your divorce?
If you don’t want (more...)

Five Pieces Of Truly Profound Advice From Divorcees

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Recently, Quickie Divorce polled 2,000 of our former customers, all of whom had been divorced for at least two years, to determine their current relationship statuses. Whilst our survey was designed to determine how likely people are to embark on new romantic relationships following their divorces, it turns out that this wasn’t the most valuable information we’d glean from it.
The survey revealed that more than 70 percent of respondents had had a romantic (more...)

10 Ways to Prevent Divorce when your Marriage is in Trouble

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It’s easy to feel distressed when your marriage is in trouble, but there are 10 things you can do to try and save your relationship.
Can you remember the last time you were happy with your spouse? If the answer is no, you’re probably worried that you and your partner are heading down the road to divorce. But don’t be discouraged, it’s easy to feel hopeless when you’re experiencing (more...)

Paralyzed With Divorce Anxiety? Here’s What To Do

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No matter where you are in the divorce process it’s unavoidable: divorce anxiety and stress.
You know the feeling all too well. The fear of the unknown. The loss of control of the life we thought we knew. It’s normal to panic, but that doesn’t mean you have to go through your days worried that you’re doing something wrong in your divorce, or that you’re going to screw something (more...)

Divorce, Your Mental Health & Quality of Life

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Every divorce has emotional consequences, for the couple involved and for any children they might have.  How severe the emotional impact and how quickly one recovers can often depend on your mental health awareness and support system.

You are allowed to be both a masterpiece and a work in progress, simultaneously. ~ Sophia Bush

Mental Health Awareness
Mental Health Awareness month in May has been recognized in the United States since 1949.  Unfortunately, mental health awareness is often (more...)

What Should Mothers Do When They Lose Custodial Fights?

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For a parent, there is no greater loss after a divorce than losing custodial rights of their children. There are many grounds on which a court in California can award custodial rights to a father. Substance addiction, abuse and neglect are the topmost reasons and also, mothers who are not financially stable can find themselves on the losing end.
So, what should mothers do when they lose custodial battles? Completely losing custody of one’s children can have (more...)

How To Be Financially Stable And Secure After Divorce

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Divorce rocks a person’s financial stability and security like no other life event. Even if you saw it coming, you may not have made all the steps needed to go from two incomes to one. Settlements are messy and are messier if you have children. Usually, one parent pays child support and that can be a hardship. But child support often doesn’t make up for sharing all of the household expense and debt so the (more...)

Tired Of Feeling Resentful? Here’s What To Remember

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Getting your life back after divorce can be hard. There are financial issues, co-parenting, and emotional roller-coasters to ride that can leave us feeling exhausted, wondering if we’ll ever move on and feel happy. Among these stressors, two of the most challenging obstacles to overcome when recovering from divorce will grab hold of even the most patient of people.
Resentment and bitterness.
Resentment is nasty. What makes it so ugly is that it has a tendency to (more...)

How Gifts from a Softer Side of Divorce Can Help You Recover

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Divorce is an experience that is...well...just depressing. Divorce disempowers, holds couples hostage, steals, haunts, and overstays its welcome. How does one cope with divorce and life afterwards? One way is by accepting the gifts divorce's softer side offers.


Is It Parental Conflict – Or Divorce – That Most Damages Children?

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By Rosalind Sedacca, CDCParents Fighting Around Kids After DivorceSo often I am asked: Is it divorce or parental discord that most damages children? More and more evidence points at the attitude of the parents being most influential on the outcome for innocent children.Numerous articles by marriage and family therapist Ruth Bettelheim address this topic in ways that are both relevant and, quite surprising for many. That’s because she refutes common misconceptions about divorce and addresses the (more...)