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Eight Common Compensation Issues In Divorce

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Compensation issues in divorce usually come up in discussions about spousal support or alimony, and child support. While child support can be pretty formulaic with well-established rules for addressing different compensation concerns, spousal support is much more variable and often is not as straightforward as simply taking a number off a pay stub.
Other compensation issues such as stock options and deferred compensation impact division of assets negotiations. These arrangements can be complex and confusing with even the recipient (more...)

How to Cope With Divorce And The Threat Of Suicide

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The risk of suicide increases significantly with divorce. Knowing how to respond if you, your STBX or your child becomes suicidal is critical.
How do you know when to take a suicide threat seriously?
Should you put the divorce on hold or promise not to divorce?
Is it your fault if your STBX ends their life?
As a divorce coach, I worked with a few clients whose STBX has chosen to end their life during the divorce process. It&(more...)

How Can I Get Over It and MOVE ON?

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21 Feb, 2018

The New Year doesn’t always bring new and better relationships.  While everyone else appears to be celebrating their love, perhaps right now you are mourning the loss of yours.
One important thing to remember is that healthy relationships don’t end.  If you are struggling to move on after a breakup or divorce, take some time to think about what went wrong, what you learned from the experience and the part (more...)

Struggling With Divorce Anger? Here’s What To Do

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When you are navigating or recovering from divorce, there is one all-too-common emotion that causes us way more headaches than you need: Anger.
Being ticked off.  The persistent rage that will not leave you but could jeopardize your future relationships.
To start off with, there is something that you must remember.
Anger is a thief. Don’t let it rob you of your chance to move on.
You work hard to maintain the things you love.  (more...)

Finding Hidden Assets During Divorce

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Discovering that your spouse has been hiding assets from you can leave a bad taste in your mouth. It can make you angry, upset, and confused. You’re already going through a divorce, a process that is difficult enough in itself, and now this is one massively rotten cherry on top.
The reality is we live hectic lives. Our days seem to fly by and the world around us moves quickly. Unfortunately for that reason, it is often (more...)

Feeling Terrible? Here’s How To Get Your Self-Esteem Back!

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One of the many things we struggle with as we recover from divorce is learning how to get your self-esteem back.
It’s easy to understand why this is such an issue. When your relationship ends, you may feel rejected. You may feel unworthy. You sit crying on your couch, a pint of Ben & Jerry’s at hand, wondering why your partner does not love you anymore. You may think, as you’re stumbling (more...)

Want To Know How To Embrace The Holidays While Dealing With Your Divorce?

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If there were some simple, easy tricks wouldn’t you want to know how to embrace the holidays while dealing with your divorce?
Of course you would! After all, there is no escaping the festive spirit. It’s everywhere – in the shops, on the T.V., on the radio, at your work, in your neighborhood, at your kid’s school …
I know you might be plotting how you can skip the holidays, keep a (more...)

Stunned That Your Spouse Abandoned You? Here’s How To Deal

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As the weather gets colder and the orange and yellow leaves start to fall from the trees, I’ve been thinking a lot about a growing trend in divorce.
The case of spouse abandonment, aka when you thought the marriage was fine and you were looking forward to your future together, and then POOF! Your spouse, out of the blue, says those shocking words…
“I’m leaving.”
“I want out of this marriage.&(more...)

How A Divorce Can Encourage Spiritual Growth

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Contribution from freelance writer, Jackie Edwards
Following a divorce, it may feel like a part of you is missing and this is one reason why a divorce can encourage spiritual growth. We form such deep relationships with our partners that it often feels like they are a part of us. In truth, you are your own person and your identity is not tied to your relationship. Divorce is associated with depression, so it is important that you work (more...)

Can Feeling Rejected After Divorce Be A Good Thing?

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Ah, rejection. That universal, terrible feeling that we try to shield ourselves from, try our best to avoid, but from which nobody is immune. Have you wonder can feeling rejected after divorce be a good thing?
It doesn’t matter your status, your income, or where you are in life.  Even the most confident and most fearless of us can’t help but feel like we did something wrong when the person we loved and spent (more...)