Don’t confuse your own concerns with your children’s!

Whenever you “feel for your children,” double-check about whether you are “projecting” your own feelings and concerns onto them. If you are concerned that your child is feeling abandoned, hurt, scared, or even lonely check to make sure it isn’t you who is feeling these emotions. Its’s totally normal to have these (and many other)… Read more »

My Divorced Girlfriends Don’t Look Like This!!!!

We are so glad the networks are finally airing TV series that reflect the reality of divorce but come on Bravo, none of my divorced girlfriends look like this! We love that you are showcasing some of the very real issues that come out of getting divorced but why do you have to make it… Read more »

Just Do It!

We totally empathize with you and understand it is hard to get past the pain, the hurt, the drama. It’s way easier to lie in bed and believe you are a victim of so many wrong doings and seek sympathy from friends and family. But we are here to tell you it’s time to get… Read more »

The Halo Effect

Remember this theory???? The halo effect is a type of cognitive bias in which our overall impression of a person influences how we feel and think about his or her character. Essentially, your overall impression of a person (“He is nice!”) impacts your evaluations of that person’s specific traits (“He is also smart!”). Let’s apply… Read more »

Comments from our users….

Hey guys, can you help our distressed user? What would you recommend she do?… Feel free to comment below or in our forum “Why do I do this to myself? He told me 9 months ago he thought we’d be happier apart. (Not mutual) I was struggling with menopause and empty nest, and I… Read more »

Be Psychotically Optimistic About Love!

Divorce is one of the most traumatic events we go through, and when we reach the proverbial “light at the end of the tunnel,” many of us feel that little spring in our step and start to think about dating again. So how can you start off on the right foot when you’re just beginning… Read more »

This is a shoutout to my Ex

We love this song so much! If you’re looking for a little inspiration, blare this song and spin your divorce to a positive! “Shout out to my ex, you’re really quite the man You made my heart break and that made me who I am Here’s to my ex, hey, look at me now Well,… Read more »

Let’s get Physical with Divorce!

There are so many ways your physical fitness can be used to help you stay calm, less stressed and overall even keeled through your divorce. Research has shown how your endorphins can kick in and automatically change your mood or mindset. Getting physical isn’t just about your weight or looking good but let’s be honest,… Read more »

Groceries and Divorce

A topic that gets overlooked during Divorce is Grocery Shopping. Of course we all have to get groceries on a regular basis but ever consider how routine your shopping has become? Whether you are shopping just for two or for an entire family you typically have your grocery schedule on auto pilot. But this simple… Read more »

What are the most common reasons people give for their divorce?

We’ve heard about so many different reasons for divorce but there are definitely some common themes. Research has found the most common reasons people give for their divorce are lack of commitment, too much arguing, infidelity, marrying too young, unrealistic expectations, lack of equality in the relationship, lack of preparation for marriage, and abuse. Many… Read more »

The effect of Weather on Divorce

We keep hearing how the snowy grey days are furthering the anxiety and depression of divorce. We get it! The icy cold winter leaves you wondering what to do with your time alone. It seems everyone wants to stay in and keep warm which leaves you feeling isolated inland. Well even though we are all… Read more »

Has your divorce got you up at night?

Why is it when we need sleep the most we can’t ever access it? The stress of divorce has many of you restless throughout the night thinking of everything from child support to living alone to when and if you will ever date again! It can be a less than peaceful night when these thoughts… Read more »