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If your marriage is in trouble and you are looking for some divorce advice, check out these informative article that cover splitting up and moving forward with your life.

When Divorce Can be a Good Thing

There is a lovely quote that is credited to Marilyn Monroe that is actually quite insightful coming from a ditsy blonde bombshell. At some point in her career, she said, “Sometimes, good things fall apart so GREAT things can...

What to do When You Can’t Afford a Divorce

According to statistics from The American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, the dwindling economy has had a surprising effect on marriages. While too often money problems force couples to divorce, in this case – lack of financial security is keeping...

Recovering from Divorce – There is Life After Marriage

If you’ve ever gone through a separation, then you know how painful divorce can be. I’ve heard counsellors say that it takes 1 year of recovery for every 5 years you lived together with a partner. It might sound...

Is the Marriage Worth Saving – You’ll Know When It’s Over

Throughout the normal course of marriage it is absolutely normal (and perhaps healthy) to have days, months or years where you are constantly wondering - is the marriage worth saving? Whether it has been 5 years or 5 months...

How to Tell the Children You Want a Divorce

When it comes to divorce, the hard part is telling all the other people in your life what is going on. When it comes to children, this task can be insanely difficult and the sheer thought of breeching the...

How to Know When it’s Time for Divorce?

When you stood on the aisle in front of God and your friends; decided that the person holding your hand was you forever person…you never thought of divorce. But probably more than half of the people witnessing this special...

Being Civil During a Divorce – It Won’t Be Easy

Regardless of why you are getting a divorce, the process itself is very difficult, churning up emotional reactions that you probably didn’t expect. Being civil during a divorce is absolutely one of the most difficult aspects of severing the...

Asking for a Divorce – 10 Point Checklist

Asking for a divorce is one life event that triggers the entire colorful spectre of emotions. This emotion overload makes it imperative for the spouse who is about to ask for a divorce to take 10 deep breaths and...

A Divorce Can Be Ugly – Are you Prepared if Things go Wrong?

Who said divorce had a pretty face anyway? No matter how you slice it, it’s still a monster that wears an ugly face and can wreck the lives of people the way a mighty hurricane does. It is difficult to...

Hiring a Divorce Lawyer – What you Need to Know

Marriage – sever or salvage?' Men and women who have spent at least five to ten years together know that there'’s a lot at stake when a marriage has to break up. The tendency of most divorcing couples who still...

Why People Have Extra-Marital Affairs

“The faithful spouse has the right to know the answer to every question he/she has asked. It is important to bring secrets to light. If this marriage stands any chance of being saved, both parties have to fully know this bit of their shared history.” (David Carder, 2001) A number...

Why Couples Argue – Common Topics that Cause Problems

Why do couples argue? Setting aside the sheer fact that two human beings attempting to share and merge two separate lives full of two absolutely different chemical make-ups, feelings, behaviors, pasts, preferences, dislikes and lifestyles; who are also trying to share both physical and mental space in each other’s...

Who’s To Blame When A Husband Has An Affair

At age twelve, I witnessed a fight—no—a brawl between two teenaged girls. It was a hot summer day, and they were in the middle of the street, scratching up each other’s faces, yanking out each other’s hair, tearing off each other’s clothes, and just generally trying to rip each...