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Kids, Coparenting and Single Parents

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Dating, Relationships and Sex

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Marriage and Second Marriage Advice

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Health and Wellness After Divorce
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7 Suggestions In Finding Yourself After Divorce

January 23, 2020 . Jennifer Joy Butler

So many of us invest our entire selves into our roles in life. Whether that is being a mother, a wife, a homeowner, etc., we find that these identities define us and we rely on them to feel a sense of purpose and importance. Our sense of self gets so...

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10 Pieces of Advice For A New Relationship

January 20, 2020 . Jackie Pilossoph

We've all been there. You meet someone and you are seriously pinching yourself because you think you might be dreaming. You met this amazing person and you can't believe something this good is real. You have every right to enjoy this blissful time, b...

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My Ex Is Lying During Divorce, Telling People I'm Mentally Ill

January 17, 2020 . Lisa Kaplin

Going through a divorce definitely has its challenges. We all know that. But what happens when during divorce, one person starts spreading lies about the other? Here is one reader's story. During her divorce, her ex is actually telling people she is ...

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Your Mortgage And Divorce: 4 Reasons To Refinance ASAP

January 13, 2020 . Jeremy Woods

When two people get divorced, a few different things could happen regarding the marital home. One person might stay in the home while the other either rents or buys a new place. Or, the couple sells their home and each decides whether to rent or buy ...

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"My Ex Got Engaged. I Feel Like I've Been Pushed Off a Cliff"

January 11, 2020 . Jackie Pilossoph

This is from a divorced woman whose ex got engaged: I’ve been divorced for 3 years and I found out today my ex got engaged. He called to let me know, and I felt that physical pain, that stab in your heart. I pretended to be happy for him. I shou...

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