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Jul 22, 2019
Helpful Advice For Navigating a Divorce in Midlife
“I've never been more broken,” says Beverly Willett, recollecting the morning she checked her husband’s phone and listened to an unrecognizable woman say she loved him on his voicemail. Willett was...
Oct 30, 2018
5 Lessons My Stepkids Have Taught Me About Unconditional Love
I’ve done some nerve-wracking things in my life. But meeting my future stepchildren for the first time had my stomach in knots I’d never experienced before. Knocking on the door of my boyfriend’s...
Sep 18, 2018
My Husband and I Defied the Divorce Statistic — And Our Relationship Has Never Been Stronger
Eighteen years into my marriage, I am not the wife I’d thought I’d be, and my marriage isn’t the fairy tale I’d envisioned. I can’t speak for my husband (although I often try), but my guess is that...
Sep 17, 2018
9 Unmistakable Signs That You're a Divorced Mom
As a mom who has been divorced for six years, I have good and bad news. The good: Being a divorced mom isn’t all that bad. The early-stage stressors — court hearings, lawyer fees, breaking the news...
Apr 29, 2018
8 Ways to Deal With an Unreasonable Co-Parent
You are not the first person to find yourself attempting to raise strong, confident, loving children with someone you feel is crazy. Months or years of unmet expectations, broken promises,...
Feb 20, 2018
Latest Theory Over Jennifer and Justin's Split: They Couldn't Pick a Place to Live
On Thursday, February 15, Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux confirmed that they were splitting up after spending seven years together as a couple and nearly three years as husband and wife. In a...
Feb 16, 2018
Jennifer Aniston and Brad Pitt Are Both Single, So Will They Get Back Together?
Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux have officially split; the couple confirmed the news of their separation to The Associated Press, saying it was "mutual and lovingly made at the end of last...
Jan 26, 2018
How to Have a Collaborative Divorce When Kids Are Involved
When most people hear the words “divorce proceedings,” it conjures up scary images of impersonal court rooms and the airing of the marriage’s dirty laundry in court. When children are involved,...
Nov 9, 2017
How I Overcame My Fear of Being Alone After My Divorce
What is it that can sometimes be so scary or uncomfortable about being alone? When we’re kids, we fear it because being alone makes us feel vulnerable (well, that, and we’re afraid of monsters…a...
Nov 7, 2017
How to Survive Empty Nest Syndrome as a Single Parent
Empty-nesting is a bit of a shock for any parent. One minute, you have a house full of teens, plotting their post-high school lives and eating you out of house and home, and the next, you’re...
Oct 27, 2017
How a Fight Over a Pan of Fudge Changed My Marriage Forever
After only one date and five weeks, mostly apart, my husband and I were married. It was a kind of storybook ending, falling in love and tying the knot so quickly. We came from different countries,...
Oct 6, 2017
Things You Only Know If Your Parents Divorced When You Were an Adult
Playwright Alan Bennett once wrote: "Every family has a secret and the secret is that it’s not like other families." I was 23 when my family’s secret was exposed. Suddenly our weird little world...
Sep 28, 2017
The Ex-Files: Who Did Meghan Markle Date Before Prince Harry?
We’ve met her family, know all about her flawless fashion, and applauded her enviable career, so as she finally goes public with Prince Harry, we can’t help but wonder what Meghan Markle’s dating...
Aug 11, 2017
If You Get Divorced, You Might Be Forced to Take a Parenting Class
Divorce is sometimes shocking, and nearly always unpleasant — there's sort of no way around it, right? But what I found most shocking and unpleasant about my already heartbreaking divorce process...
Jul 26, 2017
Angelina Jolie Candidly Opens up About Her Divorce and Bell's Palsy Diagnosis: "It's Just Been the Hardest Time"
The last year has been far from easy for Angelina Jolie. In September 2016, the actress and her third husband, Brad Pitt, announced their divorce after two years of marriage. A few months later,...
Jul 17, 2017
15 Divorce Quotes for Comfort During the Tough Times
Let's face it: Divorce is never an easy decision to make. Often a last resort when a marriage isn't working out, divorce can be an incredibly painful struggle to go through. But when it's the right...
Jul 7, 2017
Making It to the Lake, and Other Challenges of Helping Your Daughter During Divorce
This post about helping adult children through divorce was written by Tracey Dee Rauh. I wake up on the top bunk, tangled in sheets and stuffed animals, a comforter and a baby blanket, too. I...
Apr 14, 2017
Jennifer Garner Has a Startling Divorce Update
UPDATE (4/14) -- Sad news for Hollywood couple Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck. Despite the announcement last month that Jennifer Garner would not seek a divorce from her husband, actor Ben...
Nov 8, 2016
Divorced Dad Shatters Hearts Across the Internet with Bouquet and Four Poignant Words to Ex-Wife
After 17-year-old Morgan Lynn's parents divorced, her dad sent her mom a surprising gift: flowers. But it's what's written on the card that has us tearing up. My parents after 19 years of being...
Oct 26, 2016
Everyone Loved My Famous Sportscaster Father, But He Told Me Never to Come Home Again
Cindi Michael is the author of the new memoir, <a href="http://amzn.to/2rAuiMe" target="blank">The Sportscaster’s Daughter, which delves into the life and family dynamic of her father,...