Vulnerability and Divorce

Brené Brown studies with human connection has us deep in thought…. Profound insight from her research in our ability to empathize, belong and love has us questioning humanity and the impacts of these finding on those of us who are divorced. We believe Brené is accurate in her belief that without vulnerability there is no… Read more »

Infidelity

Lately so many of you have been writing in about infidelity as a culprit to your divorce. Being unfaithful does seem to be one of the main reasons many marriages fall apart. Our readers are also telling us that it depends on the type of extra-marital affair their partner was participating in. We often hear… Read more »

Getting Help

Why is it that one person in a marriage is always so blindsided by their partner’s request to divorce? Can one person be that unaware of the others’ feelings and emotions and just so detached they are clueless to their partner getting ready leaving? So many of you write in and tell us your partner… Read more »

Get a Hobby!

Getting divorced can be all-consuming! Our audience tells us they can’t seem to escape the feeling of their divorce in almost everything they do! We understand your life has changed and now everything looks and feels so different. What can you do about it? Well, a great coping skill is getting a new hobby and… Read more »

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 https://www.thedivorceangels.com/community/topic/here-i-go-again/ “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 »