Archive for the ‘Post-Divorce Life’ Category
People who go through a divorce may feel that their own conduct played a significant role in the split, but even if this true, it is important for an individual to have confidence in themselves post-split.
According to an article in the Huffington Post, it is important for an individual who has gone through a divorce to leave the past where it belongs – in the past. In terms of gaining confidence, it is vital for a person to focus on their present and future dealings as opposed to mistakes they made previously.
Although many people who have seen their marriage come to an end are not open to trying again, limiting the stress of a divorce may help to ease the negativity that often surrounds entering a new relationship.
According to an article in the Huffington Post, the first marriage that a person has may not be successful, but this should not turn them off to the idea for the rest of their life.
The idea of reconciling with an ex is horrifying to some people who have gone through a divorce, but it may be a possibility if the breakup and split are handled in the right manner.
This notion is not a possibility for some couples, as the manner of their split was so terrible that they are unable to even remain in the same room as their former husband or wife. Although getting back with an ex may not be the best strategy for an individual, leaving the option open is not a bad thing for certain individuals.
The month of January provides many individuals with a time for reflection and prompts many people to change things in their lives. For divorcees this is especially true, as they may try online dating or other new experiences to try and move on from their former spouse.
According to an article in the Huffington Post, creating an online profile for a dating site is something that can bring happiness to recently divorced individuals. This provides a chance for people to put themselves out there, opening the door for new experiences.
Taking a vacation following a divorce may not always be as relaxing as one might think. The pain of a harsh and stressful legal battle can lead individuals to bring their troubles to their chosen destination.
An article in the Huffington Post noted that this can become more difficult when children are involved, as they may need a stable environment following their parents’ split. A divorcee may want to choose a location close to home due to this reason, in order to provide their kids with a quick return to comfortable surroundings. (more…)
For most people the holidays are a time for fun and family but for the recently divorced the season can be down right depressing.
Individuals who have been recently divorced can often find the loss of the familiar holiday routines to be depressing, which can cause the holiday blues, according to Richard Warshak in a column for the Huffington Post. Another thing that can cause depression around the holidays is the added stress that the season brings due to shopping, decorating and constant visiting. (more…)
The holiday is a time when families come together but this dynamic can be turned upside down following a divorce.
One of the best ways families can get past the dissolution of a marriage is to look at the future and be flexible during the holidays. While holiday traditions are important, it is crucial that parents do not fight each other over old practices, as this will create animosity and tension and harm the quality of the season. (more…)
Halloween isn’t just an opportunity for people to spend quality time with their children, it is also a time for single parents to find romance.
According to professional dating coach Rachel Greenwald, writing for the Huffington Post, Halloween can be a great time to find a new squeeze for divorcees if they follow a few pieces of advice.
Dating after a divorce is hard for anyone but it can be especially trying for older folks who potentially haven’t been on the single market for decades.
While people can still find a date by going to bars or social events, much of the match-making culture has shifted online. And while the popular caricature of older people is that they are poor with technology, a recent article from the New York Times reports that people over the age of 55 are visiting online dating sites more frequently than any other age group. (more…)
Being a working mom is tough but the challenges can be even more daunting following a divorce.
According to a recent study conducted by VTech, moms spend significantly more time parenting than dads, making it important that these women are doing everything in their power to help themselves out. (more…)