andra brosh and allison pescosolido
The airwaves are saturated with the story of Britain's Prince William's engagement to commoner Kate Middleton. Their fairytale romance is a light of hope in a world where the divorce rate stays steadily high. The question on nearly every divorced person's mind when they read about the storybook engagement is, "Will it last?"
With divorce, everything you thought was whole is now half. Finances, assets, kids, friends and your sense of self are just a few of the ways you can feel halved with your divorce.
Negative fantasies about how the upcoming holiday season will be spent can spiral any newly separated or divorced person into a panic attack. Here's how to cope.
Divorce has a bright side: the opportunity to restart your life. As you detox and heal, you may discover a better version of yourself than you have ever known.
Worrying about the children is normal, but not helpful. By obsessively focusing on their kids, divorcing parents are escaping their own pain and devastation.
Wouldn't it be nice if you could just "unfriend" your ex in real time the same way you can on Facebook?
There's a Chinese proverb that says, "You can hardly make a friend in a year, but you can lose one in an hour." David Arquette did that last week when he went on national radio and spoke about his separation from wife Courteney Cox.
We insure our life, cars and houses. Now there's even insurance for divorce.