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LAWRENCE et al.v.TEXAS
No. 02-102.
Supreme Court of United States.
Argued March 26, 2003.
Decided June 26, 2003.

Responding to a reported weapons disturbance in a private residence, Houston police entered petitioner Lawrence’s apartment and saw him and another adult man, petitioner Garner, engaging in a private, consensual sexual act. Petitioners were arrested and convicted of deviate sexual intercourse in violation of a Texas statute forbidding two persons of the same sex to engage in (more...)

Nov 29, How to deal with a narcissist, and recover your self-esteem

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Category: Better Relationships | Author: Elly Prior | First published: 03-03-2015 | Modified: 01-12-2017

Living with a partner who has narcissistic traits is undoubtedly challenging. While you may love your partner very much (or not anymore!), their narcissistic tendencies can make it difficult for you to feel loved in return. 
So how can you recognise potential narcissism? Knowing that can at least help you to make sense of seemingly senseless behaviour. You need that for your own (more...)

Nov 28, The best professional, and personal, relationship advice

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Category: Better Relationships | Author: Elly Prior | First published: 09-05-2012 | Modified: 01-12-2017

You may be looking for quality relationship advice when you simply have some questions that you can’t quite answer by yourself.
Or, you may be at the point where it feels as though your relationship’s in real trouble. In which case, if you want to save it, you’re going to need the very best professional relationship advice for (more...)

Cohabitating Instead of Getting Married? Get an Agreement First! Part 2

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Cohabitating Instead of Getting Married? Get an Agreement First! Part 2 – Burns Mediation

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Cohabitating Instead of Getting Married? Get an Agreement First! Part 2

{3:18 minutes to read} In Part 1 of this series, I proposed that an unmarried couple enters (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...)

How To Communicate With Your Ex To Avoid Conflict

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Learning to communicate with your ex to avoid conflict after divorce is something most of us have to do. Since disagreements are a normal part of all relationships, you can’t expect that your ex will agree with everything you suggest or request.
If you’re not comfortable handling conflict then hearing that may make you groan, tense up and become anxious.
You have choices. You could simply go along with everything your ex says, which really (more...)

Ways to Take Charge In Your Divorce Process

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By Gerald A. Maggio, Esq.
Have you wondered what your first step should be when your spouse tells you that he or she wants a divorce from you?
Managing your emotions should be the first and most important step to start your divorce process
The first thing you should do is to have a grip on your emotions. When you are furious, be cautious of not letting that anger create a scary and hostile environment for your children. Use (more...)

Top 4 Personal Things to Do After Getting Divorced

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By Gerald A. Maggio, Esq.
While sustaining some relationships can be a tough job, you should also remember that the relationship, which you share with your own self is the most precious one. It has been often noticed that there are many who dive into a new relationship immediately after getting their divorce. However, there are many others who feel hesitant to take such a quick plunge as their feelings and emotions are yet to get healed. Plus, the (more...)

Tips for Dealing with Mixed Emotions After Divorce

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Once your divorce is finalized, you may go through mixed feelings about your former spouse. Though you may be sure that getting a divorce was the best possible solution for you, you may find that there are some days when you still miss her or him while on other days you detest them.
Are you surprised how you can still feel a fondness for your ex or the person you are soon divorcing? Do not worry as these kinds (more...)

Is It Really The Politics Sabotaging Your Marriage?

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With the current divisive American political climate, you may come to realize that you have fundamentally different political views than your spouse and with that, start wondering if it is really the politics sabotaging your marriage or something deeper.
I’ve lived in the U.S. for over 30 years. I am a naturalized citizen. I vote here and I do follow politics. From my perspective, there’s always been political differences and in presidential election years, (more...)