Your Painful Breakup: 9 Things You Might Be Feeling

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February 29th, 2020 . Jackie Pilossoph

Several years ago, my son fell and cut his knee, and we ended up at the emergency room where he got a few stitches. His wound was raw at first, and needed to be kept clean and dry. It was red and puffy and swollen, and as he described it, “thumping...

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What If The Couple in “Marriage Story” Had Mediated Their Divorce?

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February 25th, 2020 . Karen Covy

How does a divorce that starts out amicably with a couple who doesn’t even want to use lawyers end up as a court battle with two of the highest priced lawyers in LA? That’s what the Academy Award nominated movie, Marriage Story is about. Unfor...

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Valentine’s Day While Going Through A Divorce Can Be A Rough One

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February 13th, 2020 . Lisa Kaplin

Valentine's Day while going through a divorce isn't easy for most people. But what if Valentine's Day was also your wedding anniversary? That's the case for this reader: Valentine’s Day is my wedding anniversary. This is my first one being separ...

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A Solo Date Might Be Just What You Need During And After Divorce

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February 10th, 2020 . Debbie LeSean

A DGS reader wrote this: Just went on my first solo date--went to see the movie Bombshell, which was pretty good. Man, why did I used to be so intimidated by enjoying things alone? It’s so peaceful.   First off, congratulations on your s...

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One Word That Will Prevent You From Getting Over A Divorce

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February 8th, 2020 . Jackie Pilossoph

Getting over a divorce isn't easy. I know that firsthand. But there's one word that really, really, really slows down the process of moving on: Regret.   "He wouldn't have cheated if I was a better wife." "I never should have taken that ...

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