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Why Women are Happier Than Men After Divorce

Divorce is life-altering for everyone, but research shows that women end up happier than men when it’s all said and done. In a 20-year study of 10,000 women and men, researchers at London’s Kingston University analyzed responses to common life milestones, including divorce. The survey

Let’s Talk About Being Single on Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day can be tough when you’re single and don’t want to be. Check out Single on Valentine’s Day for a special three-minute video with three quick tips to reinvent Valentine’s Day and appreciate the benefits of being single. And, in case you would rather read it

Coping with the Pain of Divorce

Divorce hurts. Unfortunately, there’s no shortcut through the pain and process of divorce recovery. But, there are things you can do to support yourself in weathering the ups and downs with resilience. My Coping with the Pain of Divorce video can help. If you would rather read

Use As Needed After Divorce: 15 Ways to Lift Your Mood

Sometimes a mood gets ahold of you and you’re along for the ride until it passes. You’re especially vulnerable in the weeks and months after divorce or other life challenge. While tough times are part of the divorce experience, there are some things you can

Thriving is the Best Revenge: Letting Go of the Victim Role

When telling your divorce story, seeing yourself as the victim is very seductive, especially if your Ex cheated, lied and/or left. A victim isn’t responsible and that’s the problem because it undermines your life authority. Yes, this person has done something that has hurt you.

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Step-by-Step: Divorce Process Flow Chart

From the moment one spouse makes a decision to leave, both people start on a transition that follows predictable stages. Regardless of who initiated the divorce, many people experience a version of the process captured on the Divorce Process Flow Chart. I created the chart

I was recently interviewed for an article posted on Next Avenue on long-term marriages that end after kids leave the nest. Here’s link to the full article: Why Do Many Marriages Dissolve After Two Decades