The dreaded “Pick Up”

OK … we get it…. you absolutely despise the “Pick Up”. It represents all things you no longer control. Everything about it vexes your soul… * The kids running out excited to see your Ex * Even worse when they run out to see your Ex’s new partner * The loneliness you are about to… Read more »

What happens when your child chooses to be with the other parent?

When children become adolescents, they may want to be with their other parent. This can be very painful for the custodial parent, who may take it personally. In most cases however, the child’s motive is to have a first-hand experience of their other parent, especially if there has been a separation. They may have been… Read more »

Brave Face

“You’ve got to get up every morning with a smile on your face, And show the world all the love in your heart, then people gonna treat you better. You’re gonna find, yes, you will, That you’re beautiful as you feel.”….. Carole King It’s time to get up It’s time to stop wallowing It’s time… Read more »

Seeing the Forest through the Trees

Let this be your mantra throughout your divorce.  Especially if you have children! If you don’t already know, let Divorce Angels be the first to tell you that you won’t make it through your divorce without compromising -A lot! As with marriage, in your divorce you will need to be flexible and you will have… Read more »

Ain’t it the truth!

Honestly…… that’s really how life goes. Divorced or not…. people move with you and against you. Best advice we ever got was finding happiness within yourself. When you are confident and content, people and opportunities will come your way. We understand it’s a hard fight but we also know that once you move past the… Read more »

Beware of trying to “make it up” to your children

Guilt is not a good basis for parenting. We know it’s tough to be tough on your kids when you feel so damn guilty for breaking up the family but you need to return to “parenting” as soon as you are emotionally able. Keep in mind that your parenting role may shift and may not… Read more »

Quest for the “Perfect” Family on Social Media!

If you are like most of our readers, you are scrolling through your instagram and facebook feeds and getting anxiety over the countless images of “perfect” families. It does seem that everyone is posting shots of their families colour-coordinated on the ski slopes, locked hand in hand on the beach, smiling at one another, making… Read more »

Finding Love Again After Divorce

We know you don’t think you will get past this. You think you will never in a million years find someone like that again. You think your life is destroyed without him or her. And it’s hard to live like this. To live like you have nothing left to look forward to. We understand this… Read more »

Why is there so much stereotyping in a divorce?

Any of you feel differently about the woman vs. the man taking alimony and child support from their partner? Recently a woman came to Divorce Angels and shared the details of her divorce settlement with us. She was the primary breadwinner in the household and had been responsible for paying for everything in the home… Read more »

So your Ex took the kids away with their new partner….

The first time your ex takes your children away with their new partner does suck! Many of you have told us you don’t think it’s fair or right that your kids go away with another wo/man. You feel you should get approval rights. That you should be the one to sit down with your kids… Read more »

Love the finale for HBO’s Divorce!

We love this show – it’s real and relevant! We think it captures the hardships, awkward moments and the upside of divorce.  We love that it tackles real issues and hope that it helps thousands of people who are navigating their divorce feel like they are not alone. ! If you haven’t already been watching,… Read more »