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The Hardest Part About Getting Divorced: Lack of Control

April 11, 2021 . Jackie Pilossoph

There are many, many heartbreaking and difficult aspects of getting divorced. There is shock, sadness, fear of change, loneliness, frustration, the feeling of failure, anger resentment, and so much more. But there is one thing that I believe might be...

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How to Help Children Through Divorce

April 8, 2021 . Anna Krolikowska

Divorce is a trying experience for adults.  With children, divorce can be devastating if it is not handled well by the parents.  Couples pursuing the dissolution of their marriage always want to know how to help children through divorce. From my pe...

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In Love Or Desperate For A Second Husband?

April 5, 2021 . Jackie Pilossoph

Read the email below from a divorced guy with kids whose divorced girlfriend with kids started pressuring him to get married after knowing each other for only 6 months. Is she really in love with him? Or, is she just desperate for a second husband? ...

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The First Night Alone After Separation Can Be So Painful

April 2, 2021 . Wendy Sterling

The first night alone after separation can be really painful, with feelings that include fear, loneliness, and insecurity. One recently separated woman posted this on the Divorced Girl Smiling Facebook group page:   It's my first night alo...

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Two Divorce Takeaways from the Demi Moore Book, "Inside Out"

March 30, 2021 . Jackie Pilossoph

This article is not a review of the Demi Moore book, “Inside out,” but rather  about two takeaways I truly appreciated and thought were applicable to women getting divorced and their lives after divorce. Two Divorce Takeaways from the Demi Moor...

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