Money and Divorce: Will You End Up Homeless?

Do your fears about how much money divorce will cost and the soul-sickening fears of running out of money keep you up late at night? The all-encompassing fear of running out of money can hold us back right from the very time we start seriously considering divorce and continue to torment us with its relentless, […]

Designing your Home After Divorce

Ever thought about redecorating or redesigning your home due to divorce? Author Sharon Lacrosse shares some ideas here about about how redecorating our post-divorce home in a fresh way can benefit us both emotionally and in many other ways as well. Divorce can be frustrating, heartbreaking and scary. The truth is though, it’s fairly common. […]

Who Gets the Family Dog during Divorce?

“Dogs are not our whole life, but they make our lives whole.”                        — Roger Caras Do you refer to your devoted dog as if he or she is a highly adored member of the family? If so, you may be surprised to learn that […]

Should I Divorce or Not?

Are you wavering back and forth about whether or not to divorce? Since divorce cuts across all the parts of a person’s life, you’re probably experiencing many fears and doubts about what to do and second-guessing any of the decisions you have made so far. Even if you have made the decision to move forward […]

How to Deal with the #1 Complaint about Divorce Lawyers

Are you considering hiring a divorce lawyer or currently working with a lawyer to guide you through the divorce process? Although most people remember to ask a divorce lawyer how much they charge per hour and how much experience they have with divorce cases, there is something even more critical that you should find out […]

Does your T-Shirt say Divorced- Damaged Goods?

I never, ever, ever thought that I would be checking off that nosy marital status box on forms – DIVORCED. Thrown into the storm of divorce after discovering my husband’s complicated secret life and finding out that he had no remorse or plans to change, I screamed and fought my way through divorce like a […]

Is your Marriage on Life Support? 9 Warning Signs

For better or for worse… but when it does get worse, you may find yourself trying to decide if your marriage can still be revived or if it’s time to disconnect the monitor that’s barely keeping the marriage alive- even knowing that it will cause pain, disruption and many changes to come. How can you […]

Divorced, Home Alone and Safe & Sound

It’s probably been years since you’ve had the house to yourself. If you went directly from your parents’ home to living with your husband, maybe you’ve never experienced the pleasure. Once the ordeal of divorce is over, you’ll find single living can be enjoyable. You won’t have to share the bathroom or closet. Once you […]

6 Smart Things to Do Before the Money Disappears

1.  Get several credit cards in your name only.  It’s a smart move to be pro-active and apply for several credit cards in your name only BEFORE you even think you might need these financial safety vests that can keep you afloat in a storm. Many women are caught off guard financially when they discover that their […]

Great Divide: 6 Divorce Trends of Today (infographic)

“First comes love, then comes marriage, and then comes… divorce? Well, not always! In fact, much less than you may think. Since 1981 divorce rates have been decreasing, at about the same rate as marriage. In recent times, many couples are deciding to cohabitate and raise a family without being formally married. Perhaps, this is […]