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Health and Wellness After Divorce
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Tips For Loneliness From Social Distancing And Divorce

April 3, 2020 . Jackie Pilossoph

It might be one of the most painful emotions a person can feel: loneliness. It’s an empty, sad, depressing, scary and hopeless feeling. An unhappy marriage, a separation, or a divorce can all cause someone to feel incredibly lonely. But add social ...

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Stress, Fear and Frustration of Parenting Time During COVID-19

March 31, 2020 . Jackie Pilossoph

When you're getting divorced or divorced, parenting time is something that is usually court ordered or agreed upon in mediation. In other words, the schedule that you and your ex set up is usually bound by law. But does that apply to parenting time d...

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Tips On Getting Through The Quarantine As a Single Parent

March 29, 2020 . Stephanie Tang

This article aims to provide some tips on getting through the quarantine as a single parent; juggling children’s needs while complying with the CDC and local government guidelines. As cases of COVID-19 continue to increase daily, parents are con...

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How To Move On After Divorce As A Woman--Not A Wife

March 26, 2020 . Lisa Kaplin

Many people wonder how to move on after divorce as a woman. What I mean by that is, perhaps a woman's life was defined as being a wife. That was her identity. Now she feels lost. This reader is in that situation: I’m struggling with a lot of con...

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One Word For Handling Custody Visitation During Coronavirus

March 23, 2020 . Jackie Pilossoph

If you’re getting divorced or already divorced, chances are you have a visitation schedule in place for the kids. Maybe it’s one week at Mom’s, one week at Dad’s, or maybe Dad has the kids every other weekend and Wednesday nights, or maybe yo...

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