Entries in Divorce (14)


How To Move On From Your Difficult Ex

Wise Readers,

Got a difficult ex? Here’s how to deal with them, keep moving forward anyway, and keep them from straining your new love (NEW interview):



Q&A from 'Secrets & Lies: Can you have an affair and still be a good mate?'

Wise Readers: Last week’s post about Jessica, a woman who is torn between her affair partner and her husband, drew a lot of heated response. Some of it was directed at me, for sharing my opinion. What did people think? How does science address topics like open marriage, and what happens to children post-divorce?

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Dating The Not-Quite-Divorced

Dear Duana,I’ve gotten involved with three women I met online in the last year, only to find they were all still married. I had asked each of them whether their divorce was final before meeting in person, and they all said yes! Do I need to see finalized legal papers before I can meet someone for coffee? Dan Dear Duana,I’m a single mom, and I’ve been set up with another single parent who is ‘not quite divorced’. Do you think he’s on the rebound? Should I suggest he contact me when the divorce is final? Should I have one coffee date and see what I think? Cindy

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Q&A from "The Ex Files: How and why to get along with your former mate"

How and why can Exes *avoid* the expense and pain of court for custody issues? How can you set boundaries without legal involvement? Or handle things when the other parent is a no-show, or the child doesn’t want to see him or her? Do kids *really* need two parents—and how to make that happen? Do the rules need to be the same at both houses? Read on!

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The Ex Files: How and why to get along with your former mate

Wise Readers, although childless couples often find there is really nothing left to interact over, if you have children, divorce changes rather than ends the relationship you share. Your happiness now rests on making your divorce succeed even if your marriage failed. But how?

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