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How to Deal With Stressful Situations During a Divorce

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Divorce is very common these days. People divorce for a variety of reasons. First, you no longer want to be with someone who makes you feel unwanted or unloved. Secondly, you can once again be responsible for your own feelings and life. You no longer have to worry about the other person. Finally, divorce often […]

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How To Love Where You Are … Even If Your Divorce Stinks!

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In my neck of the woods, the promise of spring is starting to appear. The once-barren trees now have cherry blossoms peaking out. And the air—the type that freezes the inside of the nostrils and hits the chest so it’s hard to breathe —is little by little warming up and not feeling so miserable.
Every morning when I go out to walk my dog, I say to myself, “Wow, I can’t (more...)


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Okay, so my story, by Jim Shaw. I was born in Mebane, North Carolina, so I’m just a local product born and reared here, and love it here. Went to school in Chapel Hill, studied business. Somewhere along the line, I developed a love of photography, so that was my career immediately after college. But then after a while, I said, “Well, you know, I should use my business degree,” so I wound out (more...)

5 Dos and Don’ts of Shared Custody

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You may already know the basics of custody etiquette—not dropping your child off late and no bad-mouthing your ex in front of your child. While these are important, there are many other unspoken guidelines you should know about for a smooth and happy shared custody experience.
Whether you’re reaching an amicable agreement with your ex, or going to court with lawyers, here are five other dos and don’ts:

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Photos: Couples In Love At 2017 Met Gala

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Love was in the air at the 2017 Met Gala with the celebrities showing off their fashion and their partners. The celebrity couples were stunning and in love on the red carpet. One couple couldn’t keep their hands and lips off each other Monday night. Take a look at all the PDA at the event in the photo gallery below.
The fundraising benefit for The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City brought out Jennifer Lopez (more...)

Russell Wilson and Ciara Reveal New Baby Daughter’s Name

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Ciara and Russell Wilson’s new bundle of joy is a princess, at least in name.
Ciara gave birth to a baby girl on Friday night. Her NFL star husband revealed their daughter’s name via Instagram Saturday. Ciara posted the same post on her Instagram account.
The couple who wed last July had been secretive about the gender of the baby, but Saturday the two shared the news via social media with details of the baby (more...)

What Should You Do When You Realize Your Marriage is Over?

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One of the life’s most heartbreaking situations is when one of the spouses in a marriage has decided to end the marriage and file for a divorce while the other still wants the marriage to work out. It may be possible that you are going through such a scenario in your life right now. It is normal to feel a blend of conflicting emotions. Moreover, you are perhaps not certain about your next course of action. It (more...)

Top 5 Reasons for Couples Getting Divorced

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Marriage is not an easy relationship. There are several cases when couples started their married life with the best intentions but ended up getting divorced. There could be various reasons for which couples get divorced. Here are some of the most common reasons for couples ending up being in divorce court.
Extra-marital affairs or adultery
According to a report published by AARP, even today, adultery plays a big role in people filing for divorce. But, reports also claim that (more...)

How To Protect Yourself From Getting Hurt After Divorce

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Regardless of who decides to end the marriage, there are always upset feelings and most people want to know how to protect themselves from getting hurt after divorce.
The key to that is boundaries. Just like fences and locks we use to protect our property, we establish all sorts of boundaries with others to help protect us from harm. These boundaries however are not as simple or obvious as a gate or a padlock. They’re (more...)

What Is Divorce Etiquette And How Can It Help?

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You don’t often hear the words ‘divorce’ and ‘etiquette’ used together. When I hear the word ‘etiquette,’ I think manners, politeness, courtesies – again not things we usually associate with ending a marriage. And perhaps that’s exactly why so many people struggle to achieve a good divorce. So what is divorce etiquette and how can it help?
I’m not a fan of rule books but I do (more...)