Category: Divorce

Common Custody Issues

Children of parents who are divorced often blame themselves for the split between their parents. However, children are rarely the cause of their parents’ divorce. Children are often confused by the divorce process, especially...

Vital Divorce Basics to Know Before Filing

Sometimes divorce is simply unavoidable. It may be that the couple has mutually agreed that it’s time for the marriage to be over, or it could be that one side wants to keep working...

Insurance And Divorce

If your former spouse is the main support for you and your children via alimony payments and insurance, what happens if he or she dies? There is no guarantee that life will continue for...

Anger makes us ugly

Although this article is generally directed towards single moms, everyone struggles with anger at one time or another. The tips and links herein can benefit all parents. Is being a single parent too overwhelming?...

Visitation builds healthy relationships

I have received some comments and questions lately regarding dads and their desire to have more time with their kids. Recently a few famous dads have been in the news, for doing the right...

The single mom – surviving a break up

With the divorce rates surging, single moms are increasing in population in unprecedented numbers. This increases the chance that a man will come across a single mom while searching for that perfect mate or...

What is it Like to Be a Single Mom?

Whether you are recently divorced and will have custody of your children or are expecting and do not expect any support from the child’s father, taking care of your little ones all by yourself...

Divorcing While Pregnant

Choosing to get a divorce is never easy, and that decision becomes even more difficult if it happens while you are pregnant. After all, you have not only yourself and any children you already...

The Absent Father

Why doesn’t daddy love me? I spent many years hearing that painful question from my two daughters. Sadly, I had no answer. In cases where Dad has died, another male can step in and...

Child counseling after divorce

Telling the children If possible, tell the children together. This shows that “mommy and daddy” still love each other enough to be in the same room. Children will already be traumatized by the idea...

Getting along with the other parent

You have a child or children together but no longer remain in a relationship. Do you get along with the other parent? If not, it’s IMPERATIVE that you actively make changes. Whether you like...

Being Friends With an Ex Husband

Going through a divorce comes with many different emotions and issues, one among these is to how to deal with your ex husband. This is an important thing, especially if the two of you...

Custody Battles for Single Moms

One of the hardest things about a divorce if you have children is dealing with custody issues.  Custody battles for single moms can be a difficult thing to go through for both the children...

Tips for Going to Court for Child Support

Going through a divorce and getting custody of your children is not the end of the process. Having the finances that you need to take care of your children is another part of the...

Coping with Rejection After Divorce

I have been divorced now for over 10 years and for the most part my life has been both happy and fulfilled since then – in fact I am getting married again this fall...

Types Of Spousal Support For Single Mothers

Unfortunately, there are some marriages that end in divorce. Throughout America there are over 3 million divorces each year. However, whether the single mother gets spousal support depends on a variety of different factors...

Moving in with Parents after Divorce

In addition to the emotional stress that going through a divorce causes people, the whole process will also drain you of your financial strength. Most of the time, couples who go through this process...

How is Life after Divorce for Women with Kids

Life after divorce for women with kids tends to be harder, because they have to tend to their children’s well being in addition to their own. Here are a few things that you can...

Dealing with Severe Depression after Divorce

Depression is a common by-product of a divorce, mainly because people often find it hard to cope with the different changes that this event brings about. Dealing with the different circumstances of such an...

Getting Child Custody After Divorce

Divorce can be very stressful for both the concerned couple and their kids. There are so many different feelings that may engulf parents – anger, frustration, anxiety, and even a feeling of exhaustion. Children,...

Will You Be Able to Afford a Lawyer for Divorce?

If your marriage has hit the rocks and you’re deadest on getting a divorce, you’d want to know what your legal options are. Wary about the costs of a availing of the services of...

Children and Divorce: How Are Children Affected?

Divorce is a difficult situation every family wouldn’t want to go through. The effects of divorce go beyond the couple, especially if there are children involved. Most of the time, the kids are the...