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11 Questions To Ask When Hiring a Real Estate Agent During Your Divorce

May 15, 2020 . Leslie Glazier

Several years ago, when I was going through my divorce, my heart was broken. My ending marriage felt like  the loss of a dream.  It was the most painful emotion I had ever experienced. But what made the divorce even harder was the fact that I not o...

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10 People Who Might Not Like You When You Get Divorced

May 12, 2020 . Jackie Pilossoph

Don’t you feel like when you get divorced, there are two camps, and most people feel like they need to be in one? There are a few people who try to stay neutral, but then it's just awkward.   With the camps come newly formed rivalries, w...

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My Thoughts on Dating During Coronavirus

May 9, 2020 . Amy Lee Kite

I want to share my thoughts on dating during Coronavirus. If you’re a writer or a reader, then you likely know of Gabriel Garcia Márquez’ masterpiece: Love in the Time of Cholera. When that book was published in the mid 80s, I was in my early te...

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Second Guessing Divorce During Coronavirus? Here's Why You Shouldn't

May 5, 2020 . Debbie LeSean

Second guessing divorce isn't unusual, especially at the beginning of a separation. But add in Coronavirus and I think it second guessing divorce is almost common these days. The insecurity, uncertainty and fear of COVID-19 has many people wondering ...

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When Trust Is Broken In A Relationship: Can you Ever Trust Again?

May 4, 2020 . Jackie Pilossoph

On the brink of divorce 13 years ago, sitting in my therapist’s office, through tears I asked her a significant question that I think all divorced people have: When trust is broken in a relationship, how can you ever trust anyone again?   ...

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