Divorce changes all lives it touches. Even the most stable, self confident adult can find their world’s been shaken to its core. Children, no matter what their ages, are even more impacted by divorce. Children with less developed emotions, reasoning skills, and coping skills are often left feeling alone, scared, often blaming themselves for the
Life after Divorce
Many divorced women worry about the same thing: if they start dating, they’ll fall into old patterns and ultimately choose the wrong man all over again. After all, isn’t there some truth to the saying, “Wherever you go, there you are”? But when you come out on the other side of a divorce, in some
My daughter, Mae, was seven months old when her father walked out the door. His whereabouts are unknown, although last I heard he was in Ireland. At age 28, I was terrified at the thought of reentering the dating scene. But eventually, I got over my heartbreak. When Mae started preschool, I wondered if it
If you want to remarry or find a partner, you’ll probably need to re-enter the dating pool. If the thought of doing this makes you shudder, consider these things before getting your toes wet while dating after divorce.
It’s a beautiful, peaceful Saturday afternoon and I’m thoroughly enjoying my time alone. After sleeping in as late as possible, I spent a leisurely two hours in the garden, sipping my coffee, collecting flowers and watering the plants that amazingly, have survived the reign of my dogs of mass destruction. I putter. I contemplate. I
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Use this checklist to help wrap up important loose ends after divorce.1. Obtain a copy of my certified divorce decree. Make extra copies. 2. Change my name on my: ____ Driver’s license, automobile title and registration ____ Social security card ____ IRS records ____ Automobile insurance policy ____ Life, health, homeowner’s and disability insurance policies
If divorce has taken its toll and you feel as though there’s no way up from “here”, consider the lives and blogs of these divorced women who are living and loving life after divorce. Be inspired by their humor and stories that make up the lives of successful re-single women. Mindy Rogers, author of The