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Moving on After Divorce - Moving on After Divorce as a Player Mom
So, what's a

Appealing a Divorce Court Order
An appeal is a review by a higher court of a lower court order to determine if the lower court made a legal mistake.

Life After Divorce - Coping With Life After Divorce
Life after divorce can be as difficult as the divorce process itself. You have suffered a major loss and the healing process will continue, for some well after the ink is dry on your divorce settlement agreement.

Purpose of a Child Custody Evaluation - Child Custody Evaluation
The courts typically apply a

Physical Custody - Joint Physical Custody - The Difference Between Physical Custody and Joint Physical Custody
Parents going through the divorce process may be given either physical custody or joint physical custody.[/

Sole Custody – Sole Legal Custody – Sole Physical Custody
One parent can be awarded either sole legal custody or sole physical custody during the divorce process.

Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction Act - An Explanation of the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction Act
According to the Uniform Child Custody Act your child's

Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction Act - An Explanation of the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction Act
The Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction Act is an important federal law pertaining to child custody issues if you live in a different state from your child/children. Page 2.

Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction Act - An Explanation of the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction Act
Your child's home state is allowed to refuse jurisdiction of custody issues under the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction Act. Page 3.

Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction Act - An Explanation of the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction Act
Under the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction Act a person not a party to the custody proceeding has physical custody of the child or claims to have custody or visitation rights with respect to the child, it shall order that person to be joined as a party and to be duly notified of the pendency of the proceeding and of his joinder as a party. Page 4.

Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction Act - An Explanation of the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction Act
Under the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction Act a certified copy of a custody decree of another state may be filed in the office of the clerk of the supreme court or of the family court. The clerk shall treat the decree in the same manner as a custody decree of the supreme court or of the family court. A custody decree so filed has the same effect and shall be enforced in like manner as a custody decree rendered by a court of this state. Page 5.

The Parental Kidnapping Prevention Act - What is the The Parental Kidnapping Prevention Act
The Parental Kidnapping Prevention Act orders state authorities give full faith and credit to other states custody determinations, as long as those determinations were made in conformity with the provisions of the Parental Kidnapping Prevention Act.

Prenuptial Agreement – What is a Prenuptial Agreement
A prenuptial agreement is a legally bind contract created by two people before they marry. In the prenuptial agreement the couple addresses such issues as the property bought into the marriage by each person and what the property rights of each will be should they divorce.

Can Irreconcilable Differences Be Reconciled?
Since no-fault divorce laws couples have been able to divorce on the grounds of

How to Reconcile Irreconcilable Differences in Your Marriage
Built up resentment and anger can feel like irreconcilable differences in a marriage. Learning to let go of the fear of communicating your feelings to your spouse is one way to reconcile what you believe to be an irreconcilable difference. Page 2.

North Carolina Divorce Laws
A complete guide to North Carolina divorce laws. Guidelines to property division, child custody and other divorce related issues in North Carolina.

North Carolina Divorce Laws Continued
A comprehensive guide to divorce laws in North Carolina. Page 2.

North Dakota Divorce Laws - North Dakota State Divorce Laws
What you need to know about North Dakota divorce laws.

Iowa Divorce Laws - Iowa State Divorce Laws
What you need to know about Iowa divorce laws.

Iowa Divorce Laws - Iowa State Divorce Laws
What you need to know about Iowa Divorce Laws. Page 2.

Kansas Divorce Laws - Kansas State Divorce Laws
What you need to know about Kansas divorce laws.

Kentucky Divorce Laws - Kentucky State Divorce Laws
What you need to know about Kentucky divorce laws.

Kentucky Divorce Laws - Kentucky State Divorce Laws
What you need to know about Kentucky divorce laws. Page 2.

Maine Divorce Laws - Maine State Divorce Laws
What you need to know about Maine Divorce laws.

Maine Divorce Laws - Maine State Divorce Laws Continued
What you need to know about Maine divorce laws. Page 2.

Maine Divorce Laws - Maine State Divorce Laws Continued
What you need to know about Maine divorce laws. Page 3.

Maryland Divorce Laws - Maryland State Divorce Laws
What you need to know about Maryland divorce laws.

Maryland Divorce Laws - Maryland State Divorce Laws
What you need to know about Maryland divorce laws. Page 2.

Massachusetts Divorce Laws
A complete guide to Massachusetts divorce laws. Guidelines to property division, child custody and other divorce related issues in Massachusetts.

Massachusetts Divorce Laws Continued
A comprehensive guide to divorce laws in Massachusetts. Page 2.

Michigan Divorce Laws
A complete guide to Michigan divorce laws. Guidelines to property division, child custody and other divorce related issues in Michigan.

Michigan Divorce Laws Continued
A comprehensive guide to divorce laws in Michigan. Page 2.

Minnesota Divorce Laws
A complete guide to Minnesota divorce laws. Guidelines to property division, child custody and other divorce related issues in Minnesota.

Mississippi Divorce Laws - Mississippi State Divorce Laws
What you need to know about Mississippi divorce laws.

Missouri Divorce Laws - Missouri State Divorce Laws
What you need to know about Missouri divorce laws.

Missouri Divorce Laws - Missouri State Divorce Laws
What you need to know about Missouri divorce laws. Page 2.

Divorce Law Reform – Should Divorce Laws Be Reformed?
The Parental Divorce Reduction Act is legislation that would reform divorce laws by requiring parents of minor children to participate in four to eight hours of face-to-face divorce education classes before filing for a divorce. The classes would provide information on the effects of divorce on children and adults and teach research-based communication and other relationship skills that help strengthen marriages.

New Jersey Divorce Laws - New Jersey State Divorce Laws
What you need to know about New Jersey divorce laws.

New Jersey Divorce Laws - New Jersey State Divorce Laws
What you need to know about New Jersey divorce laws. Page 2.

New Mexico Divorce Laws - New Mexico State Divorce Laws
What you need to know about New Mexico divorce laws.

New Hampshire Divorce Laws - New Hampshire State Divorce Laws
What you need to know about New Hampshire divorce laws.

New Hampshire Divorce Laws - New Hampshire State Divorce Laws
What you need to know about New Hampshire divorce laws. Page 2.

Ohio Divorce Laws - Ohio State Divorce Laws
What you need to know about Ohio divorce laws.

Ohio Divorce Laws - Ohio State Divorce Laws
What you need to know about Ohio State divorce laws. Page 2.

Oklahoma Divorce Laws - Oklahoma Divorce Laws
What you need to know about Oklahoma divorce laws.

Oklahoma Divorce Laws - Oklahoma Divorce Laws
What you need to know about Oklahoma divorce laws. Page 2.

Oregon Divorce Laws - Oregon State Divorce Laws
What you need to know about Oregon divorce laws.

Pennsylvania Divorce Laws
A complete guide to Pennsylvania divorce laws. Guidelines to property division, child custody and other divorce related issues in Pennsylvania.

Pennsylvania Divorce Laws Continued
A compressive guide to divorce laws in Pennsylvania. Page 2.

Rhode Island Divorce Laws - Rhode Island State Divorce Laws
What you need to know about Rhode Island divorce laws.

Rhode Island Divorce Laws - Rhode Island State Divorce Laws
What you need to know about Rhode Island divorce laws. Page 2.

South Carolina Divorce Laws - South Carolina State Divorce Laws
What you need to know about South Carolina divorce laws.

South Carolina Divorce Laws - South Carolina State Divorce Laws
What you need to know about South Carolina divorce laws. Page 2.

South Dakota Divorce Laws - South Dakota State Divorce Laws
What you need to know about South Dakota divorce laws.

Tennessee Divorce Laws - Tennessee State Divorce Laws
What you need to know about Tennessee divorce laws.

Tennessee Divorce Laws - Tennessee State Divorce Laws
What you need to know about Tennessee divorce laws. Page 2.

Utah Divorce Laws - Utah State Divorce Laws
What you need to know about Utah divorce laws. Page 2.

Nevada Divorce Laws - Nevada State Divorce Laws
What you need to know about Nevada divorce laws.

Nevada Divorce Laws - Nevada State Divorce Laws
What you need to know about Nevada divorce laws. Page 2.

Utah Divorce Laws - Utah State Divorce Laws
What you need to know about Utah divorce laws.

Vermont Divorce Laws - Vermont State Divorce Laws
What you need to know about Vermont divorce laws.

Vermont Divorce Laws - Vermont State Divorce Laws
What you need to know about Vermont divorce laws. Page 2.

Adjusting to Being Single Again
I've been divorced for seven years so, living as a single woman fits like a glove these days. A glove that I intend to never take off!! I've been sitting here

The Divorce Log: A New Android Application That Keeps You Organized
The Divorce Log: A New Android Application That Keeps You Organized

What Will You do With Your First Post-Divorce Year?
When working with divorced clients I encourage them to not begin dating or thinking about a new relationship until they have recovered from the old

The Pro Se Litigant and the Discovery Process
One of the most important aspects of the divorce process is discovery. You may be in a marriage with considerable marital assets that need to be split, or

Stonewalling
I have a friend who is having marital problems. She deals with the problems by stonewalling. She refuses to cooperate with her husband in finding solutions to

What it Takes to Rebuild After An Affair
What it Takes to Rebuild After An Affair

What Happens When Your Current Love Meets Your Ex Love?
Guest post from D. A. Wolf of Daily Plate of Crazy For those who haven't experienced a high-conflict divorce, for those who haven't spent years

Flat Fee Divorce: Is This an Option You Should Consider?
I don't encourage anyone to divorce. From my experience divorce doesn't solve problems, it only adds to the problems you already have. In some cases a

Hire an Attorney Who Wants to Solve Problems, Not Cause Problems
As a Relationship Coach, I often work with divorcing couples that have found themselves in a highly emotional situation. A lot of the conflict these couples

How Is That Divorce Decree Going to Affect Your Taxes?
The tax consequences of separation and divorce can affect a number of areas. If you are separated or newly divorced tax time can be a confusing time. One area

No Sex Involved?
No sex involved. Just a special friendship that you could never tell anyone else about. No sex involved. Just strong feelings for each other and someone to

Non-Custodial Visitation, Keep it Regular and Consistent
Having a schedule in seeing the non-custodial parent gives the child time he/she can depend on regularly. Many parents choose every weekend or every other

Breaking Up Is Hard To Do, No Matter What Your Sexual Preference
Some would say that, when it comes to dissolving a marriage, us heterosexuals have it easy because we have laws to guide us through the process. Same sex

Getting Your “Ducks in a Row”
Once you’ve made up your mind that divorce is the solution, you should start taking steps that will save time and money during the process. There are things you

Healing the Pain of Divorce
The one constant anyone going through divorce can count on is emotional pain. Divorce is a painful process for all involved. On top of everything else we are

A Community of Divorce Support
Here at the About.com Divorce Support Forum you will find comprehensive information on the legal , financial and emotional aspects of divorce. We are aware of

Calculating Child Support
Child support is the most litigious aspect of a divorce case. Most issues that come up during the divorce process are resolved once and for all by the final

Divorce Means Change, How Will You Help Your Child Cope?
Children are amazingly resilient, usually more than adults, but a major change like a divorce affects children in different ways from adults. By paying close

Major Effects of Infidelity
When one partner goes outside of the relationship for emotional or physical needs, the other partner may end the relationship, or forgive and stay in it, but

Why Does Infidelity Often Lead to Divorce?
Since statistics show that infidelity is one of the most common problems faced in marriages today, why are so many married couples giving up instead of fighting

Alec Baldwin, Victim or Victimizer?
In high conflict divorces it is the children who pay the biggest price. I’ve been amazed over the years at how little control adults seem to have when they are

Parental Alienation Awareness
Today, April 25th is Parental Alienation Awareness day. Have you been a victim of Parental Alienation? Do you have a friend or loved one who has been a victim?

The Divorce Process
Are you considering divorce and wondering what the process will be like? Your states divorce laws will determine what you go through once you have made the

Opinions Wanted: What Do You Think About States Giving Incentives To Couples Who Agree To Take A Marriage Education Class?
The Texas House of Representatives sent a new bill to Gov. Rick Perry Tuesday that would encourage all couples to take marriage education classes. Couples would

Contempt of Court
A court that renders a final decree of divorce retains the power to enforce all aspects of the divorce decree. If either party to the divorce violates the court

Child Support And College Expenses
Did your marriage produce children? Do you want your children to have a college education? If so, this is something you want to think about when going through a

Divorce Mediation
Most states require divorcing couples to go through a mediation process. A great idea that I feel will eventually move divorce toward a more collaborative way

Setting Rules During Controlled Separation
Many couples use controlled separation, not as a step toward divorce but, as an opportunity to find solutions for problems in their marriage. Wisconsin

Emotional Affair
No sex involved? Just a special friendship that you could never tell anyone else about. No sex involved? Just strong feelings for each other and someone to

Effects of Infidelity
Internet message boards hold a lot of interesting information for someone in my line of work. I find them to be a great place to do research, especially on the

The Other Man/Other Woman
In general, society looks at the other man/other woman as being the responsible party in an affair. It’s understandable that the other man/other woman become

Children and Divorce
Myths About the Effects of Divorce on Children: In the early 1970’s, Judith Wallerstein, began to study the effects of divorce on children. She studied a

Those With College Educations Have Lower Divorce Rates
According to the Chicago Tribune divorce rates are at their lowest level since 1970. What I find interesting is what some experts say is the reason. ”Stephanie

Parental Visitation
Kristy Swanson and Lloyd Eisler have a lot to learn about proper etiquette and parental visitation. She was arrested Sunday for supposedly assaulting the

Filing An Original Petition For Divorce Without An Attorney
In the best of situations, you will have an attorney who can stand up for your legal rights during divorce. If you are not in a position to hire an attorney,

Positive Communication With Your Ex Spouse
If your marriage to your ex spouse produced children then nothing is more important than maintaining a civil relationship with your ex. It is essential that all

Withholding Sex as a Form of Punishment
Seven years of withholding sex went too far in the eyes of an Italian court, which has ordered a Sicilian man to pay alimony to his wife for refusing conjugal

Domestic Abuse Against Men
When most people think of physical and/or psychological abuse they tend to think of women as the victims. Yet, the National Institute of Justice and the Center

Divorce is Like a Death in The Family
From: Lee Ann Newton When each of my three sisters divorced, my mother made the same comment. “Divorce is like a death in the family.” Holiday gatherings

Know Your States Divorce Laws
When I went through the divorce process I had an attorney. I was of the belief that since I had an attorney that I was being protected. I thought that, although

Fred Thompson's First Wife
According to the Huffington Post the first time Fred Thompson former wife filed for divorce, the grounds were “cruel and inhumane treatment.” Kind of causes the

The Feminine Mistake
From: The Feminine Mistake by Leslie Bennetts ”Arguments in favor of stay-at-home motherhood fail to consider the dangers of dependency and the

Is Loneliness a Part of Your Life?
I was talking to my friend Connie the other day. She is newly separated and going through the divorce process. I ask her, of all the emotions she had felt over

Are you Facing Your Fears?
I’m someone who fears change. I have a routine and I like my routine. Having to make a drastic change to my routine really causes butterflies in the pit of my

The Death of Your Marriage
From: Lee Ann Newton When each of my three sisters divorced, my mother made the same comment. “Divorce is like a death in the family.” Holiday gatherings

Emotional Journey
Divorce is an emotional journey. If you find yourself in the middle of a divorce, you don’t want you may feel shocked by your spouse’s desire to leave the

Laughter Really is the Best Medicine
According to Sunday’s poll there are quite a few people reading this site who are dealing with a broken heart and feeling fearful and angry. After reading the

Friends Who Made me Laugh
I remember all the outrageous feelings I had while going through my divorce. I’d be angry one moment, crying the next and in a full blown panic attack on more

Assets and Liabilities Checklist
I get a lot of questions about marital assets. People want to educate themselves so they get a fair share of the assets built up during the duration of the

Do You Know The Difference Between Marital and Non-Marital Property?
When marital and non-marital property has been combined the process of determining marital property can be quite complicated. For example, what happens when one

Is Your Marriage Headed for Divorce?
In most divorces, one spouse is caught off guard by the delivery of divorce papers. That is why it pays, to pay attention to what is going on in your marriage.

Passive Aggressive Behavior
Passive aggressive behavior stems from an inability to express anger in a healthy way. A person's feelings may be so repressed that they don't even realize they

Identify and Respond to Verbal Abuse
Verbal abuse is difficult to identify and regrettably can be a common type of abuse in some marriages. Not all words that are meant to hurt are, “ugly words.” A

Divorce and the Division of Military Retirement
In military divorce, the Uniform Services Former Spouse’s Protection Act (USFSPA) recognizes the right of state courts to distribute military retired pay to a

The "Experts" are Clueless
Divorce financial analyst Stacy Francis and psychologist and author Debra Mandel offered their advice to women on how to deal with financial and emotional

Marital Breakdown and Subsequent Depression
Study done by Michelle Rotermann STUDY RESULTS: For both sexes, dissolution of a marriage or co-habiting relationship was associated with higher odds of a

Top Six Signs of Impending Divorce
Most couples end up in divorce court because they wait until it is too late to get the help needed to save their marriage. Not dealing with marital problems can

Protecting Your Legal Rights During Divorce
Your legal rights will differ from state to state so I suggest you research your state divorce laws. We all have rights that are protected by the Bill of Rights

Unhappily Married Couple Finds Romance Online
Every once in a while I hear about a true divorce story that is so good I wish I had made it up. Sana Klaric, 27, and Adnan, 32, from Zenica, Bosnia, were

Are You Having an Online Affair?
Did you know that there is an alternative to a physical, extramarital affair? An online affair involves the same kinds of emotions that other affairs do. There

The Unwritten Rules of Divorce
If you have been through divorce then you are familiar with the rules and procedures that govern the legal process. Divorce is a civil action, and every state

Unwritten Rule #2, Forced Divorce Settlement
From: Divorced From Justice “Some divorce lawyers are known to mislead clients into believing they will go to trial and then, at the last minute, force the

Unwritten Rule #3, Judges Don’t Enforce Court Orders
From: Divorced From Justice “As thousands and thousands of women looking for child support enforcement have sadly learned, judicial orders are often nothing

Tips for Taking Care of Yourself During Divorce
Divorce and the changes that follow cause stress both physically and emotionally. It is important to develop habits that will minimize the stress of divorce.

How to Keep Anger From Causing Physical Illness
It is easy in the situation of divorce to find yourself filled with anger. Especially if you did not want a divorce and are feeling a lack of control over the

Coping During the Holidays
From: Suzy Brown The Thanksgiving and Christmas are centering points for families. What do you do with the holidays when dealing with divorce or broken

Dirty Divorce Tricks
Divorce can be a dirty business when in the hands of lawyers who play power games to gain an unfair advantage over the other side. The same applies for angry,

Adversarial Divorce Attorneys
Some divorce attorneys learn that the best way to protect their client is to fight for them and not in a way that promotes an end to conflict. Most divorce

Steps to Take When Preparing For Divorce
Are you thinking about divorce? Maybe getting ready to interview attorneys and file the needed paperwork? If so, you need to be prepared. Divorce is not

Quiz-Are You Being Abused?
Look over these questions. Think about how you are being treated and how you treat your partner. Remember, when one person scares, hurts or continually puts

3 Strategies To Avoid Holiday Overspending
From:Maryann KellyFirst Wives World Overspending, overeating and overdoing during the holidays is a problem for everyone — divorced or not. But for those of

Happy (Divorced Family) Holidays
From: Amanda Lockhart First Wives World With the increasing emphasis on mediation and collaborative divorces, perhaps it stands to reason that some of those

Resolving Conflict With an Ex-Spouse
According to the poll below the number one stressor for most during the Holidays is conflict with an ex-spouse. I'd be willing to bet that for some that is a

Building New Traditions as a Single Parent
You have to admit, Christmas is a special and important time of the year. It is especially important if you are married and have children. Christmas as a

Dealing With An Unwanted Divorce
You’ve found yourself the recipient of an unwanted divorce. Your spouse may have just walked out, or left you for another man/other woman. There may have been a

Rebuilding Your Life After a Divorce
To “move on” after divorce you need to be open to new experiences, new ways of looking at things and new relationships. You have to take an active role in

Budgeting Money After a Divorce
Chances are divorce left your budget a little lop-sided, with much less monthly income to use in your current lifestyle. Now is the time to re-evaluate your

Putting The Family Court System In It's Place
I’m no friend of the Family Court System. When you are in the middle of a divorce from an irrational person the Family Court System should be able to step in

Suddenly Single With Children
Being a single parent is not an easy undertaking. Most of us don’t bring our children into the world prepared to parent them alone. When we do end up alone and

Myths Surrounding Children and Divorce
In the early 1970’s, Judith Wallerstein, began to study the effects of divorce on children. She studied a group of 131 children and their families who were

Did Your Marriage Survive The Holidays?
Did you know that today, January 7th is D-Day? It is in England anyway and I’m sure the trend of first of the year divorces is equaled here in the states. It

Introduction and Overview of Collaborative Divorce
Recently, more and more attention is being paid to Alternative Dispute Resolution – ways of solving problems without going to Court. In the area of divorce, an

The Collaborative Divorce Team
Collaborative Practice and Collaborative Divorce approach problem solving with the use of team work. The process of divorcing using the Collaborative approach

Steps Involved in The Divorce Process
Are you considering divorce and wondering what the process will be like? Your state divorce laws will determine what you go through once you have made the

Twenty One Ways to Save Money During Divorce
The joke goes like this. Find someone you don’t like, give him or her half your net worth. That way you save $10,000 in fees for a divorce lawyer. With the

Benefits of Marriage
It takes a lot of work, but solving problems within a marriage is one of the strongest messages you can give your children. Couples that work through issues end

Gathering And Compiling Documents
Once you’ve made up your mind that divorce is the solution, you should start taking steps that will save time and money during the process. There are things you

Filing A Petition For Divorce Without An Attorney
In the best of situations, you will have an attorney who can stand up for your legal rights during divorce. If you are not in a position to hire an attorney,

Calling All Divorced Or Divorcing Women
Below is a call for content from First Wives World. Maybe you have an unusual divorce story, maybe you tell your story in an unusual way or maybe you'd just

Emotional Stages of Divorce
The grieving process one goes through during and after a divorce is very much like grieving the death of a loved one. Working through your grief can be a

Accepting Divorce As A Reality
You get over and unwanted divorce by facing reality. Most people who go through a divorce they didn’t want have a hard time adjusting to the idea of being

The Pareto Principle
From: Judith's Divorce Blog I’m a great believer in the Pareto principle, you know the 80:20 rule, whereby 80% of effects are attributable to 20% of

Infidelity Statistics
We do not know how honest respondents are to questions about infidelity, so, what we can learn from such statistics is limited. Keeping those limitations in

Valentine's Day
It is that day again…the day of chocolates and roses. It is Valentine’s Day the day that lovers show their love for each other by exchanging cards, flowers,

Making A Choice That Is Right For Your Children
It is unusual for me to talk about my own experience with divorce here. Today I’m going to do the unusual. I didn’t want a divorce. I wanted to work through the

Covert Abuse
Passive Aggressive behavior is a form of covert abuse. When someone hits you or yells at you, you know that you've been abused. It is obvious and easily

Divorce Poll Results
I recently ran a poll asking readers what stage of the divorce process they are in. I was surprised to find that 27% of my readers are divorced and remarried.

Legal & Physical Custody: What You Need To Know
From: Susan Reach Winter First Wives World During the divorce process, one of the key decisions to be made is who will look after the children and what type

How Mediation Works
From: Rachel Fishman Green First Wives World Can mediation truly work for a couple going through a divorce? It may be hard to imagine it can, especially

Dividing Up The Family Home
From: Janell Weinstein First Wives World For many married couples, the home is the most valuable asset in their marriage, both emotionally and financially.

Online Divorce
From: Jonna M. Spilbor First Wives World When contemplating divorce—I mean really taking the time to think about what’s involved throughout the beginning,

Supporting Yourself After Divorce
Did you marry young, have children right away and become a stay at home mom? Did you spend the majority of your married life helping your husband build his

Governor Spitzer: How Will Hillary Clinton React?
We've got the story of another politician gone bad all over the news this morning. Everyone is weighing in with an opinion about what he should do and, of

Why Did Eliot Spitzer Cheat?
Having a cheating spouse can affect not only the marriage, but also the self-esteem, security, and trust in the other partner. Cheating can have devastating

How Should Silda Spitzer Respond To Her Husband's Infidelity?
Affairs are a common occurrence today according to recent infidelity statistics. If those same statistics are to true extra-marital affairs is an issue that 68%

Staying Physically Fit
I live in the Southeast and down in this part of the country it is beginning to feel like Spring. I don’t know about the rest of you but, after being shut in by

Good Nutrition Can Reduce Stress During Divorce
Good nutrition is the foundation of good health. Good nutrition is especially important during times of stress. When stress occurs in our lives proper nutrition

Advantages Of A Legal Separation
Although a legal separation and divorce have, many things in common there are some advantages to obtaining a legal separation rather than a divorce. Those

Civil Annulment
Laws regarding Civil Annulment differ from state to state. You can research your state’s laws here to become more familiar with what the process would involve.

Hulk Hogan Is Back On The Dating Scene
According to

Who Is Really To Blame?
From: Stephen Baskerville Americans would be very shocked if they knew what was going on in this country under the name of divorce – no fault divorce. What

When Are Friends More Than "Just Friends"?
This is very predictable statement that will come from a cheating spouse. If your spouse is spending more and more time with this new “friend” then there is

Trouble For Homemakers?
From: The Tennessean In a 13-page decision handed down recently by the Tennessee Supreme Court, a wage-earning husband gets to keep $1.7 million in stock.

Legal & Physical Custody: What You Need To Know
From: Susan Reach Winters During the divorce process, one of the key decisions to be made is who will look after the children and what type of custody rights

The Role Of Children In Divorce
From: Susan Reach Winters Children experience anxiety and anger during the divorce process. They are angry that their world is being turned upside down and

Peaceful Divorce Teleseminar
Belinda Rachman will be conducting a free divorce teleseminar tomorrow, April 29th. The focus will be on spreading the word about peaceful divorce options.

Is Your Spouse Hiding Computer Activity?
Some spouses engage in online affairs. Some use the computer excessively when having a physical affair. If your spouse is spending excessive amounts of time on

Finances and Collaborative Divorce
Divorce is about many things. It is about lost love and trust. It is about shattered dreams and hopes. It is about children and keeping them safe. Divorce is

Child Health Coverage After Divorce
You and your spouse get a divorce. Divorce means your children have two homes with two parents caring for the children at different times. It is important that

Wordless Wednesday
More Wordless Wednesday

What If?
From: MistyRose1945 When faced with divorce, what if we pulled our focus inward in terms of what is wrong with us instead of crying from the hilltops that

Should You Stay Together For The Kids?
From: Antonio Courtesy: First Wives World Let me start out by saying I personally think my childhood was perfect. I had two loving parents who showered me

Don't Overly Confide In Your Teen
From: Allyssa Courtesy: FirstWivesWorld I always had very special relationships with both my parents growing up. My father is very athletic, so whenever he

How Teens Handle Divorce
From: A.J. Courtesy: FirstWivesWorld The basic and average family unit consists of one maternal unit, one paternal unit, and on average two child units.

Men Like Flirty Women
According to a study by Dr. Sandeep Mishra a man's head can be turned by a young, flirty, attractive woman. So much so that they may feel less loving toward

Think High And Think Low
“Think left and think right and think low and think high. oh, the things you can think up if only you try!” Dr. Seuss Did you get lost in Dr. Seuss books

Journal Your Way Through Divorce Stress
If you are going through a divorce it may be time to join the ranks of those who journal regularly. Not only does writing about your feelings distract you from

Steps Involved In The Divorce Process: Temporary Orders
The court can issue temporary orders that outline specific actions that must take place immediately and last until the final divorce hearing. Examples of things

Military Child Support/Alimony Garnishment Procedures
How can I collect the child support/alimony, which my ex-spouse was ordered to provide in our divorce decree or separation agreement? For child support,

The Lighter Side Of Divorce
I love the quote by Robin Williams. I'm sure there are a lot of divorcing women out there who wish it were possible. And, Norman Mailer hits the nail on the

What Is Your Deal Breaker?
A member of the divorce support forum posted about the abuse she had experienced at the hands of her husband. She was looking for support and someone to

Creating The Financially Smart Divorce
Whether your divorce is amicable or bitterly contested, one fact is true in every case. With divorce, comes change, social change, emotional change and

7 Questions You Should Answer Before Filing For Divorce
Do you want to get divorced? The decision to divorce is critical, with consequences that can last a lifetime. Marital problems, pain in your relationship and

At What Age Did You Divorce?
According to the U.S. Census Bureau the number of people over 50 who say they have been divorced in growing yearly. The rate of divorce for other age groups is

Sienna Miller And Balthazar Getty Up To No Good
Remember a few years back when Jude Law cheated on Sienna Miller with the nanny? If you are a celebrity watcher I’m sure you remember. I don’t know all the

Do Family Courts Make Conflict Worse?
I just read a great article over at Slate Magazine by Michael Newdow. Family courts don't solve conflict, they create it. To be sure, there is often (but by

What Role Can Your Child’s School Play In Your Divorce?
Given the opportunity your child’s school can play a role in your divorce, one that will have a positive impact on the child. In the five-year study done by

McCain's Adultery
In my last blog post, I expressed my disappointment at what I felt was an inappropriate explanation by McCain regarding the failure of his first marriage.

Surviving Your Spouse's Midlife Crisis
Some people manage to navigate a midlife crisis, learn from it and move on to a more rewarding life. Then there are those who turn into a person you don’t know,

Having An Affair? Better Be Sure To Cover Your Tracks.
How do they do it? People who have affairs, how do they cover their tracks and keep that part of their life separate from their life with their spouse? This

What Is The Role Of The Financial Specialist in Collaborative Divorce?
Divorce is about many things. It is about lost love and trust. It is about shattered dreams and hopes. It is about children and keeping them safe. Divorce is

Marital Conflict That Often Leads to Divorce
From: James J. Gross “In any group of people there are different agendas,” said my friend, who ought to know because she has a PhD in psychology. “And

North Dakota Rewriting Custody Law
From: Grand Forks Herald “The bill requires parents who are divorcing to create a parenting plan that will spell out each one’s rights and how they will each

How To Get Divorced
The legal, financial and emotional aspects of divorce make the divorce process very stressful. Not only will you find it necessary to become familiar with the

Why Is The Divorce Rate So High?
I am often asked why I believe the divorce rate is so high. I am often told why others feel the divorce rate is so high. I have an opinion and so does everyone

Is Your Ex Pushing Your Buttons?
I heard from a young woman recently whose ex had an affair and left her alone to raise two children. He moved in with the other woman and her children.

Should A Non-Custodial Parent Be Ordered To Help With College Tution?
Question: The judge ruled that I have to help pay part of my daughter’s college education. What gives a judge the right to tell me I have to spend even more

Housing Market Affecting Divorcing Couples
What do you do if you are married, miserable want a divorce and need a house to sell? You stay married and miserable. At least until the housing market recovers

National Domestic Violence Awareness Month
October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Domestic violence affects anyone regardless of sex, race, economic status, culture…etc. If you are a

Redefine Divorce And Win Big
divorce [di-vors’, -vors’] n. 1. The legal termination of a marriage 2. A complete severance of connected things. 3. The reason my life is no 90lbs

Did Your Divorce Cause A Breakdown In Your Relationship With Your Child?
A child’s development is greatly dependent upon the bond they have with both parents. That bond provides the child with the framework for how they view

Five Things A Child Of Divorce Needs
What are the top five things your child needs you to do now that you have decided to divorce? Take care of yourself. A divorcing parent is often a very

How is Property Divided in Community Property States?
There are two legal theories that govern how marital property is divided: Community Property or Equitable distribution. Most states use equitable distribution

How To Get Back Into the Dating Scene
When the dust settles and life gets back to normal, you will find yourself with thoughts of dating. You may miss the companionship of the opposite sex and we

What Are Some Red Flags I Should Watch Out For Now That I'm Dating Again?
If you are newly divorced, you may have spent years in a marriage where you ignored all the red flags. It’s easy to make excuses for bad behavior when we are

Thanksgiving Survival Guide for Divorced and Separated People
You probably didn’t expect to be divorced or separated on Thanksgiving at this time in your life. You probably feel like saying, “Gee, thanks for another #@*!!

Is The Economic Crisis Keeping You In An Unhappy Marriage?
Is The Economic Crisis Keeping You In An Unhappy Marriage?

Divorced Women's Dating Styles
From: Debbie Nigro Dating after divorce can be a wonderful new beginning but everyone approaches it differently. Below is a list I came up with to describe

Should Spousal Support Continue If The Ex Goes To Prison?
Andrew and Patricia Craissati divorced. Andrew was ordered to pay spousal support in the final decree of divorce. Under the terms of their divorce, Craissati

Divorced Family Holidays
From: Amanda Lockhart First Wives World With the increasing emphasis on mediation and collaborative divorces, perhaps it stands to reason that some of those

Holiday Cheer For The Newly Divorced
Is this your first Holiday Season divorced and single? Maybe it is your 3rd or 4th and you are stuck wondering how you are going to survive the Holidays, once

Tips for Surviving Christmas as a Divorced Parent
You have to admit, Christmas is a special and important time of the year. It is especially important if you are married and have children. Christmas as a

Scheduling Holiday Child Visitation
From: Charles D. Jamieson Our family law firm has just completed its yearly round of resolving holiday visitation disputes. Preplanning will often prevent

Tis The Season For Children
There is a certain magic and wonder about Christmas that no child should be robbed of. How you deal with your separation and divorce during the holiday will

Is It Time To Give Up On Your Marriage?
I hear it so often from people in what they consider to be a bad marriage…”when do I quit, when do I stop beating my head against the wall and accept that it is

Top 6 Signs of Impending Divorce
Most couples end up in divorce court because they wait until it is too late to get the help needed to save their marriage. Not dealing with marital problems can

Divorce Assets and Liabilities Checklist
If you are going through divorce, your attorney will request a list of all the marital assets and liabilities. Using the following checklist will help make sure

How To Modify A Child Support Order
In most states, a child support order is made based on the income produced by both parents, the needs of the child and other relevant matters. If there is a

Mandated Divorce Counseling
A friend who is going through a divorce has been ordered by the judge in her case to attend 8 hours of “divorce counseling” with her husband. She is not a

Can A Tax Refund Be Used To Pay Child Support Arrears?
Question: Can A Tax Refund Be Used To Pay Child Support Arrears? My ex is behind in paying child support. I have heard that his tax refund can be used to pay

Top 9 Questions You Should Ask Yourself at Tax Time
Divorce is an emotional process and due to this some issues may be overlooked that can have a negative impact at tax time. Below are some questions you should

What impact will my divorce settlement have on my taxes?
Question: What impact will my divorce settlement have on my taxes? Answer: If not addressed properly your final divorce settlement can have costly

The Collaborative Attorney, An Alternative To Litigation
The Collaborative divorce team is made up of Collaborative Attorneys, Collaborative Coaches, a neutral Financial Specialist and a neutral Child Specialist. This

The Sound of His Voice
I've been thinkig alot lately about why divorce seems to be so adversarial for so many people. Sure, your husband or wife may have left you but what is it you

Chris Brown Abuses Rihanna
From: Wanda Woodard Oh, man, I can’t believe he hit Rihanna!” This is what my daughter said to me this morning as we were getting ready for school. I

Defending Chris Brown and Domestic Abuse
I hit a few nerves in my recent blog post about Rihanna and Chris Brown. I don’t mind saying that some of the comments left on that post hit a nerve with me.

Author says Divorce Doesn't Scar Children -- Selfish Parents Do!
Author Rosalind Sedacca, CCT says divorce doesn’t scar children. It’s selfish parents, blind-sighted by their emotions, that do the damage. She says “it’s

Looking For True Love Ladies?
I awoke Sunday morning to 5 of snow on the ground. Not something that happens often here in Tennessee. It was cold and I was feeling lazy so, I fixed a bowl of

How To Work Through The Grief Of Divorce
Grief is work, but it does a specific job, too. It’s hard like any other kind of work, but it has a definite purpose, and it has an end. That’s especially true

Two Felony Charges For Chris Brown
This is going to get interesting. For one, it will hopefully shed some light on why the younger generation so easily forgives or excuses domestic abuse. Second,

How Much Will Your Divorce Cost?
The average cost of divorce in the United States is $15,000. The good news is that the cost of a divorce can be managed just as you manage a household budget.

What Can I Do To Save My Marriage?
Just as it takes two to tango, it also takes two to save a marriage. If you are having marital problems, saving your marriage will mean a commitment from both

Forum Discussion About "Friends With Benefits"
I have a Friends with Benefits who has been around since I was 18, I am now 38. We stopped the benefits portion when I started the man who became my husband.

The Problem With No Strings Attached Sex
Friends with benefits or no strings attached sex may work for some. From discussions on the Divorce Support forum over the last few days it is clear that it

Your Role In The Blended Family
The best way to develop positive relationships within a newly blended family is to take time to talk and listen to all involved in the new family unit. Every

Financial Advice For The Women
I read an article at First Wives World that I wish I had written myself. I also wished after reading it that I had, had access to such information during my

A Parent’s Obligation: Part I
I will be doing a series of blog posts about the responsibilities parents have toward their children once it is decided there will be a divorce. A sort of

A Parent’s Obligation Part II
Once a parent has left the home visiting and staying in touch with their child lessens the emotional upheaval the child feels. You may be having an affair or

Mel Gibson’s Wife Files For Divorce
The latest on Mel from TMZ. “Sources tell us there is no prenuptial agreement -- they were married in 1980, before Mel Gibson amassed a fortune estimated at

Are You Taking Care Of Yourself Emotionally?
The length of your marriage, the more you acquired during your marriage and whether or not you have children will play a role in how difficult the divorce

Going Pro Se Isn't Easy
Divorce rates increase during hard economic times. The other thing that increases are Pro Se divorce litigants. The right to represent ourselves in court was

Will Levi Johnston Go To Court?
This is a story that should be a lesson to every unwed father out there. Levi Johnston has failed to legally protect his parental rights and now Bristol Palin

Want to Save Your Marriage? Try Catching a Few Baseball Games.
Want to save your marriage? Instead of spending money on marriage counseling or forking out big bucks to a divorce attorney, try buying season tickets and take

Is Jon Gosselin Cheating on Kate?
Jon Gosselin’s affair with Deana Hummel has been “confirmed” by the brother of the alleged other woman, Jason Hummel. Jason, the loose-lipped brother told

Will Your Marriage Survive The Recession?
Will Your Marriage Survive The Recession?

Jon and Kate Gosselin: Playing Fast and Loose With Their Children's Hearts
Wish I had good news about the problems in Jon and Kate Gosselin’s marriage. It only seems to get worse as time goes on. Allegations of Kate Gosselin cheating

Passive Aggressive Obstructionism
Obstructionism is the deliberate obstruction of progress. The passive aggressive person obstructs progress by resisting following through with expectations in

Having A Hard Time Collecting Child Support?
I heard from a man the other day. He and his wife are divorcing and negotiating child support. His wife doesn’t want child support mentioned in the final

Do You Have a Healthy Marital Relationship With Your Wife?
We’ve all been around couples who have a relationship that seems flawless. You know the couples I’m talking about, the ones with an obvious healthy marital

Fee Assistance Programs For Single Moms And Dads Means Summer Fun For Kids
Have harsh financial times fallen upon your divorced family? Are you a single mom or dad wondering how you will afford to keep your children entertained this

Presumptive Joint Custody…Good or Bad?
There is a new bill waiting for a decision in the Pennsylvania Legislature. House Bill 463, the Presumptive Joint-Custody law, would automatically give each

Governor Mark Sanford Spends Father’s Day Weekend With His Mistress
The leader of the state of South Carolina seems to have his priorities screwed up. Should the residents of South Carolina be wondering whether this man is

He's History; You're Not...Divorce Advice for the Midlife Woman
In He’s History; You’re Not: Surviving Divorce After Forty, Erica Manfred shares her own divorce experience as well as the advice of experts, with specific

Why Is Equal Pareting After Divorce Important?
I am in favor of equal parenting rights with equal physical and legal custody. After raising two sons who have no contact with their father, I’ve seen first

Are Marriage Bonds in the 21st Century Stronger?
According to studies sited in a recent New York Times article marriage is stronger than ever in today's society. Infidelity, the number one reason for most

For Those Who’ve Never Experienced the Destruction of a Midlife Crisis, Take a Look at Jon Gosselin
Most men and women manage to navigate a midlife crisis without totally destroying their lives. Some on the other hand are like a bull is a China shop. If

Gender Roles And The War Against Families
I found an article on Trumpet.com and read with interest about the moral decay of the American family. As I read the article I thought of the families I come

Sarah and Todd Palin to Divorce?
Is it a rumor, is it fact? At this point there are only denials from Sarah Palin’s handlers but when aren’t they denying something? That aside I’m not buying it

“Can Do” Kate Gosselin, Can’t Seem To Get It Done
Is Kate “relatable?” That is what TLC, the producers of Jon and Kate Plus 8 would like us to believe. Kate is your typical single mother, like any other single

Top 9 Tips For Dealing With Divorce Stress
Divorce brings with it many negative emotions. Some of these emotions can cause stress that will interfere in our ability to function in our every day lives.

Don't Be a Victim of Dirty Divorce Tricks
Divorce can be a dirty business when in the hands of lawyers who play power games to gain an unfair advantage over the other side. The same applies for angry,

Is That Divorce Worth the Cost to Your Health?
A study scheduled to be published in the September issue of the Journal of Health and Social Behavior, analyzes data from nearly 9,000 adults nationwide, ages

Tips for Dealing With Loss and Loneliness After Divorce
Loneliness after divorce, if you’ve been through a divorce you’ve felt that loneliness. Some deal with loneliness after divorce better than others. If you are

The Do's and Don'ts of Online Dating
Shortly after my divorce was final I was introduced to the world of online dating. This was back in 2000 when the idea of meeting and dating someone from a

Dating Rules for the Newly Divorced
There are no hard, fast rules when it comes to what you should do to get back into the swing of dating after divorce. If you have lain to rest all the emotional

What Should you Expect From a Rebound Relationship?
A rebound relationship is one that occurs shortly after the break-up of a significant love relationship. If you are in a relationship but have distanced

Jon Gosselin Plays The Blame Game
Jon Gosselin of Jon and Kate Plus 8 blames the media for exploiting his children. In an interview that is to air sometime this week, Jon actually said he blames

What Do You Do Now That You Have Decided To Legally Separate?
Now that you’ve decided to legally separate from your spouse you need to take the first step. Before doing anything make sure you fully understand that a legal

Should a Spouse Receive Alimony During a Legal Separation?
If you are eligible for spousal support you will receive it during a legal separation. It is your legal right when filing for a legal separation to request the

United Nations Studying Discrimination Against Women During Divorce
The Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW), adopted in 1979 by the UN General Assembly, is often described as an

Help For Low Income Single Moms
What do you do if you lose your job or your ex loses his job and receives a downward modification in child support? Single moms have many challenges. In todays

Five Challenges Facing Divorced, Single Moms
If you are a divorced, single mom, you’ve had to heal from the pain of your divorce plus take on thee responsibility of doing the majority of the childcare. You

How Long Will the Pain Last?
That is one question I hear often from people grieving the loss of their marriage and all the hopes and dreams that come along with marriage. One woman

Superior Wife Syndrome: Or, If I Don’t Do It, It Doesn’t Get Done
New book,The Superior Wife Syndrome by Carin Rubenstein that addresses a common complaint both women and men have about marriage. “It’s as if by taking on a

Unable to Shake Your Ex?
A divorced woman whose ex-husband has been unable to let go of his need to control her recently contacted me. Her husband follows her during dates; sits in the

Finding Divorce Records Online
Need a copy of your divorce decree or, are you wishing to find out the particulars of someone else’s divorce? Whichever, divorce records are an abundant source

How Complicated Was the Divorce Process for You?
The steps we take during the divorce process don't often run smoothly. Once attorneys become involved the process can become riddled with conflict and strife.

Share Advice Based on What You Learned During The Division of Marital Property
Dividing marital property can be a nightmare and the most litigious aspect of the divorce process. First it has to be decided what is and isn't marital

Jon Gosselin Fired!
It was announded this morning that TLC will be making changes to the popular television show, Jon and Kate Plus 8. Jon Gosselin will no longer be a regular on

Jon Gosselin Puts Divorce On 90 Day Hold
Now this is jaw-dropping news! Jon Gosselin has put a hold on his divorce from Kate Gosselin. Jon has asked the courts for 90 days to regain control over the

Jon Gosselin Shuts Down Production of Kate Plus 8
Jon Gosselin has put his foot down; there will be no more taping by TLC of his children. Most are of the opinion that the move is motivated by greed. Jon's

Greg Norman and Chris Evert No Longer Teeing Off Together
I love stories like this one. I make no apologies for taking pleasure in reporting that Greg Norman and Chris Evert have separated. Let me explain why. Greg

Japanese Mother Abducts Children
I've watched over the last few weeks as a local man, Christopher Savoie cried to the cameras about his ex-wife, Noriko Savoie a citizen of Japan taking their

Top Six Signs of Impending Divorce
Most couples end up in divorce court because they wait until it is too late to get the help needed to save their marriage. Not dealing with marital problems can

Are the Problems in Your Marriage Fixable?
Most couples end up in divorce court because they wait until it is too late to get the help needed to save their marriage. Not dealing with marital problems can

Step-By-Step Advice For Those Thinking About Divorce
This first step is an emotional one. It is the step we all have to take when coming to the decision to divorce. The first thing you should ask yourself is do

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month
October is Domestic Violence Awareness month. I would like to encourage everyone to wear a purple ribbon to show your support for the movement against domestic

The Need to Control And It's Relationship to Domestic Abuse
Verbal abuse, physical abuse and emotional abuse all come from a need to control. The more research I do on the subject and the more I deal with clients in

Verbal Abuse: The Most Common Form of Domestic Abuse
Physical abuse is easily identified. There is no doubt, once you have been hit, that you have been abused. You don't second guess yourself because the bruises

Steve Phillips Swings and Misses
Steve Phillips, a sports analyst has been fired by ESPN after admitting to an affair with Brooke Hundley a 22-year-old production assistant. According to ESPN,

Need Solutions to Those Marital Problems?
I've spent quite a bit of time writing about marital problems that lead to divorce. I've not, however given advice on how to find solutions to those marital

Is Divorcing A Military Member More Complicated?
I wouldn't say that military divorce is more complicated. It is different with it's own unique rules regarding division of military pensions, residency

Foreign Divorce: How Do You Know If It Is Valid?
Marriage and divorce are generally considered matters reserved to the states rather than to the federal government. There is no treaty in force between the

It Takes a Special Kind of Woman to Marry a Passive Aggressive Man
The woman who marries the passive aggressive man was taught in her family of origin to accept a high level of frustration for a minimal level of love and

Every 38 Seconds a Man is Abused by a Wife or Girlfriend in The United States
When most people think of physical and/or psychological abuse they tend to think of women as the victims. Yet, the National Institute of Justice and the Center

Husbands Ditch Wives After Cancer Diagnosis
Women are six times more likely to end up separated or divorced if they are diagnosed with cancer or multiple sclerosis than if their male partners were facing

Son Spends Four Days in Juvie for Refusing to Visit Father
MOUNT CLEMENS, Mich. -- A Michigan teen has been sentenced to four days in juvenile detention for refusing to visit his father. Jacob Mastrogiovanni, 14,

Giving Thanks and Moving Foward After Divorce
The holidays are centering points for families. What do you do with the holidays when dealing with divorce or broken relationships, you may wonder, how can I

Tiger Woods Rachel Uchitel Affair: Is it True?
Is Tiger Woods really having an affair with Rachel Uchitel? TMZ.com is reporting that Rachel Uchitel is the reason behind Tiger Woods recent car accident. I'm

Tiger Woods Admits Affairs
In a statement posted to his website Wednesday evening, Tiger Woods says that he has let his family down and is sorry for those transgressions. Seems Tiger

Tiger Woods Apology
Below is the full text of the apology Tiger Woods post to his website. I have let my family down and I regret those transgressions with all of my heart. I

Does Your Spouse Have a Cheating Heart?
You have a sinking feeling in the pit of your stomach, something is not right but you can't quite figure out what that feeling is about. Your spouse has become

Are You Getting The Rebound Run-Around?
Think about it, if you are in a relationship with someone on the rebound, you are in a relationship with someone who is needy and vulnerable. Not exactly a safe

The Divorce Test
Dr. Oren Hernandez, a Florida marriage counselor, developed an eight question Divorce Test, which he claims can help determine if your marriage is on the

David and Sean Goldman: A New Beginning
The saga is over; David Goldman is to be reunited with his son Sean tomorrow morning. No more waiting, no more litigation at long last, a father and son reunion

Top 4 Sex Scandals of 2009
Who isn't interested in a juicy sex scandal? Two Thousand Nine has been a year in which some have set a new standard for sexual behavior. What kind of standard

Will Your Affair Complicate Your Divorce?
Add a third party and the issue of an affair to divorce and the emotional intensity is compounded. Not only will the left behind spouse feel abandoned but

Supervised Visitation Explained
Question: My ex-wife has accused me of neglect and abuse and is asking the courts that I only have supervised visitation with our son. Can she do this and if

Restraint and Walking Away: A Sure Fire Way to Avoid a Restraining Order
I received an email recently from a reader. He was highly upset because his wife had a restraining order against him. They got into an altercation and instead

Simon and Tamra Barney Divorce: Another Reality Television Marriage Down the Tubes
Real Housewives of Orange County star Tamra Barney and husband Simon are headed for divorce court. According the Radar Online, Simon Barney filed for divorce

How Would You Respond to Your Spouse's Affair?
Affairs are a common occurrence today according to recent infidelity statistics. If those same statistics are to true extra-marital affairs is an issue that

What Does Your Spouse's Strange Behavior Mean?
If your spouse is having an affair, his/her behaviors will change. What was once normal behavior will be replaced by behaviors in your spouse that you are not

Proof of an Extra-Marital Affair Through Cell Phone Use
Cells phones, a great thing for all of us. Especially those having an extra-marital affair. We can reach out and communicate with whomever we please, wherever

Why Didn't Elizabeth Edwards Leave Sooner?
So why not just let go of the marriage? For the last three years, that has been the question. Why doesn't Elizabeth Edwards let go of her marriage to a

Jenny Sanford: The Consequences of Ignoring Red Flags
ABC News is reporting that Mark Sanford, Governor of South Carolina refused to promise to be faithful in his wedding vows to Jenny Sanford You remember Mark

Top 9 Tips For Dealing With Divorce Stress
Divorce brings with it many negative emotions. Some of these emotions can cause stress that will interfere in our ability to function in our every day lives.

How To To Keep Divorce Attorney Fees to a Minimum
Finances often top the list of divorce worries, with divorce attorney fees being a major concern. Divorce attorneys usually charge an hourly rate figured in 15

Is Your Divorce Attorney Helping or Hindering the Process?
Have you hired a divorce lawyer who is only making the conflict between you and your spouse worse? Are you are wondering how you can reduce the conflict and