How Men Handle Divorce

Category: Divorce

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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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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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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Why a Good Divorce is Better Than a Bad Marriage

Before deciding on a divorce, you will want to weigh all your options and decide what is and isn’t working in the relationship. You or your partner may be able to change some things so as to save the marriage, although some issues may be deal breakers. In this article, we explore reasons not to stay married, how […]

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Beginning Again with Love — Even After “Happily Ever After”

When we start to think of about breaking up, we tend to think we have fallen out of love. As we begin to think about transitioning out of a relationship it is very common to draw a line in the sand — that you either love someone or you don’t. We inherit this either-or thinking […]

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The 2 Gifts Your Child Needs Most After Your Divorce

One of the greatest challenges divorced parents face is adequately meeting their children’s needs during and after the divorce. While most parents pay lip service to focusing on the well-being of the children, sadly that’s not always the case. Divorcing and divorced parents can become overwhelmed by the emotional upheaval they are experiencing, especially if […]

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7 Ways to Be Productive at Work after a Divorce

It’s hard, if not close to impossible, to return to your normal life right after a divorce. Throughout the divorce process and afterward, upsetting thoughts and feelings can often take a toll on your productivity at work. Your boss and colleagues may be understanding. However, you’re usually still expected to leave your personal problems at […]

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5 Tips for Reaching a Fair Divorce Settlement

Settling a divorce is no easy feat, and it can become an extremely long-winded process that goes on for years and years. Some things in life just aren’t meant to be, but that doesn’t mean that it’s the end of everything. A divorce can be settled fairly and with grace, instead of being a never-ending […]

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Benefits of Hypnotherapy When Going Through a Divorce

As we go through life, we are going to experience both good and bad things. Often, the bad things, such as a divorce, seem like they completely outweigh all of the good things in our lives, and many people have extreme difficulties getting past their divorces. Unfortunately, divorce is often a part of life, and […]

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5 Smart Ways to Address Your Divorce at Work

Divorce is a very personal issue, and most people who are going through one tend to keep the details quiet for the most part. If you are going through a divorce, you will probably want to take care of things without the rest of the world knowing your business. But, there will come a time when […]

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Use Therapeutic Writing for Emotional Healing After Divorce

After a divorce, you’re going to need as many tools as you can get to help you regroup and begin to live your life again. There’s plenty of tools you can choose from, such as therapy, meditation, support groups, and more. However, many people forget that writing is an option. You may not have journaled […]

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10 Dos and Don’ts for Men Going Through a Divorce

At one time, your marriage was probably the highlight of your life — and now, if you’re experiencing marital troubles, it’s likely the bane of your day. This is a sad but true fact for men considering a divorce, or men going through one. Contrary to common belief, men going through a divorce are just […]

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6 Surprising Statistics About Divorce in 2017

Research indicates that one divorce occurs per an estimated 13 seconds here in the United States, ranking our nation sixth on a global divorce rate scale. These sobering statistics might discourage married or engaged couples who are striving to beat the odds, but it’s entirely possible to sustain a committed, fulfilled, and intimate union that […]

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How to Sell Your Wedding Ring for Top Dollar

Why sell your ring after a divorce? As a professional diamond buyer, I’ve heard and seen it all. Most of all, I see women who want fresh beginnings, need help paying for their divorce or debt, or just don’t need any more items collecting dust in their jewelry box. It’s natural to want to get […]

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How To Reinvent Yourself After A Nasty Divorce

An acrimonious divorce can leave you feeling shaken, shattered, and unsure about the future. It’s hard to imagine picking up the pieces and building a new life for yourself. It’s normal to feel those things at first, or even for the first few months or a year. Divorce is a big life transition, and if […]

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Divorce — Is It Really Something to Celebrate?

In most cases, paint and wedding dresses don’t mix. Unless, of course, you’ve just endured a marital separation, watched your spouse have a fling with a younger partner, and now find yourself on the brink of divorce — and are attending your own divorce party. In that case, when a friend hands you a paintball […]

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5 Workouts That Reduce Stress from a Divorce

The impact of a divorce reverberates throughout your life, triggering acute stress or anxiety, even if you’ve never experienced those feelings before. When facing such a massive disruption to your life and getting used to the “new normal,” it’s common to feel these negative emotions. If gone unchecked, however, they could get in the way […]

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weConnect: The New Home of the Divorce360 Forum

If you’re going through or have ever had a divorce, you know firsthand how isolating the experience can be. Do any of these scenarios sound familiar? Maybe you’ve struggled in silence for years, not knowing how or when to tell your spouse you were unhappy and wanted a divorce. Perhaps you and your partner are […]

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Marriage Multiplicity: Is the Third (+) Time the Charm?

By now, most people are aware of the research stating that second marriages are more likely to end in divorce than first marriages. In fact, we’ve discussed the longevity of second marriages on the Wevorce blog, but what about third, fourth, and fifth marriages (or more)? Three or More Marriages — What the Experts Say […]

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Gray Divorce: New Research Reveals a Surprising Increase

“I can’t remember the last time I slept without you. I know I’ve done it but I… I can’t remember.” —Frankie Bergstein, from the TV series Grace and Frankie For America’s population 50 years of age and older, some might assume marriage is smooth sailing. After all, by this age, a couple has been through […]

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How to Get an Online Divorce (Amicably)

Divorce in the U.S. is a multi-billion dollar industry that has dominated the court system and lined attorneys’ pockets for decades. The process also often comes at a cost to families — both financially and emotionally. But all that is starting to change. Enter: online divorce, a new approach to the dissolution of marriage, one […]

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Divorce and Faith: What Do Religions Teach?

In recent weeks, we’ve shared information on the Wevorce blog that highlights how culture and history contribute to certain societal stigmas about divorce and marital separation. Today we examine the implications of religion’s role in divorce. Christianity Most Christians believe marriage to be a sacred lifelong union and that God hates divorce. These views are […]

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Divorce Throughout History: Releasing the Ties That Bind

Throughout history, divorce was either illegal or socially unacceptable.

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Divorce and Culture: Releasing the Ties That Bind

In 2016, we began sharing information about certain personality types and how they engage during a divorce. The Divorce Archetype profiles, based on years of Wevorce research, provide insight into these tendencies. In our research, we’ve found that views about divorce are as varied as views about money, communication, and parenting styles. But what about […]

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Community vs Separate Property

What belongs to who? You’ve said I do and now you have his and her towels, maybe even his and her closets, but what about the rest of it? What must you share, what is your own? First, it depends on where you live: in a community property state, or in an equitable distribution state. […]

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Kids And Allowances: Part 2

Should an allowance be divided into spending, saving, and giving categories? It’s not carved in stone, but it could be an excellent opportunity for your child to learn the importance and consequences of how they spend their money, the gratification of saving their money, and the benefits of giving to others who are in need. […]

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Fido And Fluffy: Family Or Property?

It’s becoming more common to see custody battles over the family pets these days, but for the most part, the courts and prevailing judges look at our furry kids as property, not family. They are to be divvied up like our possessions— you get the flat screen TV and I get the dog. And that’s […]

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Three Ways To Let Go After Divorce

“I’ve learned that when you harbor bitterness, happiness will dock somewhere else.” ~Andy Rooney There is a hard truth in these words, one that is difficult for many to take to heart. Yet, unless you let go of destructive, obsessive emotions, there is no forward movement in life. You will stagnate— even drown— in a […]

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What is Collaborative Divorce?

“To collaborate is defined as to work jointly on an activity, especially to produce or create something, and ‛to work with the enemy.’” — Wikipedia and Webster’s New World Dictionary “Collaborative Law is a voluntary, non-adversarial, problem-solving approach to solving legal disputes.” — J. Kim Wright, author of Lawyers as Peacemakers Many divorce lawyers have […]

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Help! I’m Married To A Workaholic

Workaholics come in many forms, but it generally is not a curable condition, unless the workaholic tendency is tied to a one-time project only. Since workaholics tend to dive head first into solving puzzles, you probably saw signs of this trait early in your relationship. However, you likely saw these traits as strengths when you […]

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