Holiday Dread? Resources for Getting Through it

Author: Wevorce Team

Holiday Dread? Resources for Getting Through it

Trying to hold it all together over the holidays? You’re not alone. It’s supposed to be “the most wonderful time of the year,” but for the newly divorced or couples desperately trying to hold their marriage together, the season may be anything but wonderful. Whether your family celebrates Hanukkah or Yule, Kwanzaa or Christmas, marital […]

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Getting your Groove Back — Finding Motivation for Work After a Divorce

It was June 7, 2008. I should have been getting ready to go on vacation to Hawaii, but instead, I was lying face-down on my bed, crying my eyes out. Why? Twenty minutes earlier, my husband of seven years had confessed that he had been seeing someone else. And then divorce happened. But my divorce […]

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4 Ways Divorce Changes with High Net Worth

Divorce is a difficult process emotionally and often financially, and it only gets more complicated for higher-net-worth individuals. More financial assets to divide, more issues to contest, and more to gain or lose. In order to reach a fair and agreeable settlement, you need to know what to expect, and the best way of preparing […]

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Who Gets the Eggs? Determining Embryo Ownership in a Divorce

In recent years there’s certainly been no shortage of married couples who, in the effort to conceive, have chosen to create their embryos with a little extra help from a new medical procedure. The process of freezing embryos sees couples work with a clinic and go through several rounds of in vitro fertilization (IVF), which […]

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Will My Divorce File Be Public Information?

Divorce is a personal and private decision. And yet it’s done in a public form — the courts. So how do you file for divorce without publishing all the details of your life and finances? It’s helpful to learn what exactly about a divorce is private and what is public. What information can be found […]

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Does Divorce Damage Infants and Toddlers?

Though vows are meant to be forever, sometimes life has a funny way of proving us wrong. There is still some stigma surrounding divorce, but the truth is, it’s a normal part of any relationship between two people who don’t see a future together anymore. One of the most difficult aspects of divorce is explaining the situation to […]

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Considering Rehab? How to Prepare for Giving Up Custody

Parenting responsibilities and fear of losing custody of one’s children are major reasons why many people never enter treatment for a drug or alcohol addiction. When you’re divorced, navigating these already-difficult barriers to addiction treatment can be even more complicated. One big sticking point: how to give up custody to your ex when you go […]

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10 Tips for Coping with Divorce [INFOGRAPHIC]

If you want to know what it’s like to have your life turned upside down, talk to someone who’s gone through a divorce. Considered by many as one of the most stressful life experiences, divorce is a major transition. Not only is it emotionally difficult, but it comes with all kinds of legal and financial […]

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How to Save Your Self-Esteem While Divorcing

Divorce is challenging to overcome. It doesn’t just involve a loss of your partner but requires changes in lifestyle and perception, which make it even harder to keep a positive view of the self. 

Is there anything you can do to preserve your self-esteem while divorcing? The following psychological tricks can help. Talk to Competent People […]

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Differences Between Litigated Divorce and Divorce Mediation

Despite the best intentions of the people involved, roughly half of all modern marriages still end in divorce. No one imagines their marriage will end when they make that commitment. However, time or circumstances can push you and your spouse apart from one another. If you are considering divorce, you may worry about the cost […]

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How to Manage the Effects of Divorce on an Employee

Divorce is a heartache that workers don’t need to endure alone — even in the workplace. Rather, managers and employees have an opportunity to help see their colleagues through this tough time of their life. The effects of divorce in the workplace, if not well managed, can take a toll. Employees struggling with issues related to divorce often […]

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Reasons Why Couples Forget to Communicate

In even the most solid relationships, communication is a struggle at one point or another. Sometimes expressing oneself honestly is difficult — or it can hurt one’s partner. Here are several reasons why couples forget to communicate. Stress This is perhaps the number one reason couples stop communicating. While a relationship itself can cause stress, other stressors […]

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5 Destructive Behaviors Not to Engage in During a Divorce

Going through a divorce, even when it’s amicable, can be confusing and stressful. While there’s no universal formula for getting through the experience unhurt, there are certain tactical errors that can aggravate your situation. Here are five destructive behaviors (Divorce Don’ts) to avoid engaging in when getting a divorce. DON’T: Attempt to Handle the Process on […]

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Physical Intimacy After Divorce: A Cause for Nervousness or Joy?

After your divorce, there will come a time when you start thinking about having a sexual relationship with someone new. This can be an exciting time for new singles. It can also feel a little uncomfortable. Sex with someone new after going so long sleeping with the same person brings its own anxieties. You may […]

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How to Save Your Relationship After Cheating

Happy relationships that go on for years are becoming harder to achieve. And the problem of a cheating partner — or even both partners — can seriously damage or even destroy your marriage. Extramarital affairs can be both embarrassing and heartbreaking. Infidelity: Dealing with the Aftermath When cheating occurs, this indicates an absence or lack of something […]

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How Cash-Strapped Co-Parents Can Bring in Extra Money with a Side Gig

There are approximately 13.7 million single parents raising 22 million children in the United States, and while 76 percent of mothers and 85.1 percent of fathers are working, sometimes one job isn’t enough to make ends meet. If this sounds like your situation, the good news is that thanks to a rise in jobs within […]

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5 Ways to Reduce Financial Strain on a Marriage When Buying a Home

Let’s face it; the stress of buying a home can be enough to push the happiest couple to their edge. This stress compounds when you’re already working through the most raw, sensitive areas of your life with your partner. That doesn’t mean you can’t take the next step in your life together. It just means […]

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A Single Mom’s Must-Read Child Custody Guide

Divorce doesn’t have to strip your parental rights from you. Whether you’re married or not, you — and your child — have certain rights that survive a marital split. If you’ve suddenly found yourself a single parent, it wouldn’t be very easy for you or your child if those rights were ignored. Your child would […]

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Does Your Pet Need a Divorce Lawyer?

Divorce can be hard for everyone — you, your former spouse, your kids, and even your pets. They may not be able to express themselves but if they could, your furry babies would not want to see any of their parents go. Just like with child custody, determining who will take care of the pets […]

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How Men Handle Divorce

In decades past, it has generally been assumed that women experience more pain during a divorce. However, more and more studies show that this is not entirely true. Dealing with a divorce can be as painful for men as it is for women — sometimes more so. Economists, psychologists, and sociologists all agree it is time […]

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Is a Divorced Parent Required to Pay for a Child’s College Education?

After a divorce, which parent should pay the child’s college education? It depends. While it’s clear that a majority of parents worry about the inability to cover high costs of education for their kids, after divorce, this issue becomes more complicated. Single or married couples can decide to contribute an equal amount to their child’s […]

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Spouse Suffering from Addiction? Should You Divorce Them Or Support Them?

Being married to someone with an addiction can be a very traumatic and heartbreaking experience. Addiction can take over a person’s ability to function as an active part of a relationship. It can turn the person you love into someone you no longer recognize. It becomes exponentially worse if they refuse to seek treatment and their […]

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6 Facts about Divorce Every Woman Should Know

Going through a divorce can have gender-specific implications. Psychologists have long worked to establish the different ways in which divorce affects men and women. While research tends to state that divorce is emotionally harder on men, women will go through specific experiences, as well. If you are currently losing your husband or you’ve already gone through […]

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The Not-So-Nuclear Family: Modern Trends Affecting Americans

According to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, the term “Nuclear Family” was first used in 1941. The term itself refers to the traditional notion that a family consists of two parents and their children, but considering that the term is nearly 80 years old, it can be assumed that the world has changed significantly since the term […]

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6 Reasons Some Men Think of Divorced Women as Easy Prey

Divorce is no joke. It’s a strain on your finances, stress levels, and even mental health. After the papers are signed, many divorced women are ready for a break and just need to have some fun, looking for ways to relieve all that built-up stress. However, there are some people who could be looking to take […]

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Reinvent Your Home and Discover Yourself After Divorce

Whether you and your ex-partner parted your ways on friendly terms or not, moving on after divorce is never easy. Some people lose themselves in their relationships and get so used to “we” that they forget all about “me”. However, no matter how hard the post-divorce period might be, it’s an opportunity for you to […]

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5 Truths About the Emotionally Unavailable Husband

Being married to someone who is emotionally distant is not easy. Your relationship may feel like a roller coaster, and you might constantly fear being left alone. Despite making small efforts to get closer, you could be repeatedly shut down by your spouse. If all this is true about your marriage, then you know that […]

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Newly Single? Questions to Ask Before Buying a Home

Divorce is often a long and drawn-out process. By the time finalization is near, you may be ready to move out and move on to the next chapter of your life. However, buying a home isn’t a split-second decision — finding the right home at the right price requires careful consideration, especially after your financial […]

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What Makes for Successful Co-Parenting After Divorce?

Co-parenting after a breakup or divorce is rarely easy for either parent. But no matter the circumstances, the situation has to be successful — for the sake of your children. Older children might develop feelings that their refusal to do homework or tidy up their room is the reason their parents got separated. So your […]

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What Can Men Learn from Celebrity Divorces?

Divorces can be messy and devastating. And that’s often true with celebrity breakups, as they are overly publicized and involve complexities such as assets and property division as well as huge custody fights that take place under the eye of paparazzi who are hungry for money and attention. The reasons why celebrities divorce are countless — and range from busy […]

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