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How To Overcome Unfairness In Divorce

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It happens to the best of us. We navigate divorce, trying our hardest to be logical and rise about the drama and pettiness of our former partners, but every once in a while, the feeling hits.
Fairness. Unfairness. The feeling like we’ve been screwed over during divorce.
You know exactly what I’m talking about. Do any of the following sound like things you have said or thought?
“It’s not fair that my (more...)

What Is An Exit Affair And How To Survive One

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Truth be told, extra-marital affairs are not unusual. Some studies report that 60 percent of married partners report having engaged in affairs. Some couples are able to recover and reconcile from infidelity and report a stronger relationship afterwards. But that’s not easy and more often, the affair will lead to the eventual end of the marriage.
In some cases, the person having the affair already sees the marriage as being over and the affair becomes the way (more...)

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...)

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 It With Divorce And Travel Adventures?

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Elizabeth Gilbert’s book, Eat, Pray, Love uncovered and publicized something that many people do after the end of their marriage: an epic journey. This is not about a getaway with girlfriends or the guys or a long overdue vacation. This is about pushing the boundaries and doing something very different for you – an adventure, an exploration, a quest. So what is it about divorce and travel adventures?
Clearly, not everyone is in a position to take (more...)

How To Gain Clarity After Divorce

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Divorce sure has a way of messing up your life, doesn’t it? Everyday life—and everything you have planned and worked for and envisioned—can seem like it’s now a freight train that has completely derailed. This feeling can cause anxiety and overwhelm, making you feel like you are lost and not sure what to do, or what direction your life should go from here. You may struggle to gain clarity after divorce.

Is Your Heart Open to Receiving or Recovering Love?

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For many in the world, February is a month to celebrate love, from hopeful new beginnings to anniversaries of love that has stood the test of time.  And yet, there are those who have loved so fiercely and lost so deeply, that February is nothing more than a painful reminder of what once was.

If you’ve lost a loved one, it’s important to remember that healing and recovery is possible…and necessary.  (more...)

How To Find Joy In Divorce

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Everyday seems like a struggle during divorce. Learning how to reinvent ourselves, establishing our independence again, and figuring out what we want during this next chapter of our lives is a bit overwhelming. Oftentimes, we may forget to see all the wonderful things that await us.
So often, we get so bogged down with the stress, overwhelm, and emotional roller-coaster that is the end of a marriage that we forget about all the things that we have going for (more...)

What Happens When Marriages Suddenly End?

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Most of us know someone whose spouse one day, out of nowhere said, “That’s it. I’m out of here,” and boom, the marriage was over. It’s hard to accept that it really was without warning. We have a natural tendency to think that surely there must have been some red flags. How could two people married to each other have such a vastly different view of the same marriage? So what&(more...)

Divorce Advice: Who Pays the Court’s Fees?

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When completing a divorce petition, the party applying for the divorce is provided with the opportunity to request that the court’s fees be paid by the respondent; something which generates a large volume of queries here at Quickie Divorce.
As I’m sure you can imagine, many people get slightly carried away following them having encountered this section of the form and immediately assume that they are able to effectively order the court to demand that (more...)