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The Key To Overcoming A Painful Divorce [EXPERT]
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The Key To Overcoming A Painful Divorce

The issues that prevent a rapid adjustment to life after divorce are emotion-based and, as such, cannot be solved logically. All we can do is dissolve the disruptive energy they cause. For example, you got divorced and it's painful. You cannot "solve" the problem of divorce because, regardless of what you do, you are still divorced. The pain is the problem.

17 Essential Rules For Dating After Divorce [EXPERT]
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17 Essential Rules For Dating After Divorce

We asked 105 mental health professionals the following question: How long should a parent wait before starting to date again after a divorce? The plurality of experts agree that there's no [time] requirement; as soon as they'd like is just fine. Still, while it's up to parents to use their best judgment about when to start dating again, there are some rules all divorcés should follow when it comes to revving up the romance again. Here they are, in no particular order.

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Will Men Date Divorced Women?

In this video, image consultant, matchmaker and YourTango Expert Kimberly Seltzer explains that "there are no universal answers to [the] question" of whether men will date divorced women because, frankly, "it all depends on the guy."

The Best Way To Get Divorced [EXPERT]
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The Best Way To Get Divorced

Some celebrities have opted for this model because of their need for privacy. There is no court involvement at all. Madonna and Guy Ritchie and Robin Williams and Marsha Garces, among others, have used this model.

He Cheated; Should We Get Divorced? [EXPERT]
Hillary overcame Bill's infamous infidelity.
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He Cheated; Should We Get Divorced?

Since 1994, I have worked with thousands of marriages affected by infidelity. Sometimes the straying spouse is emotionally enmeshed with her paramour and intends never to return. Other times, the unfaithful mate feels remorse and asks for forgiveness and reconciliation. When that occurs, the hurting partner often struggles with deciding whether to divorce or give the wandering spouse another chance. If you face that decision, I suggest several things for you to consider.

My Parents Got Divorced; Is My Marriage Doomed? [EXPERT]
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My Parents Got Divorced; Is My Marriage Doomed?

Children of divorce often experience expectations of failure, fear of loss or abandonment and fear of conflict throughout their lives. These anxieties are reflected in their romantic relationships by poor partner or behavior choices, giving up too quickly when problems arise or avoidance of any perceived level of commitment.

12 Pros & Cons Of Prenups [EXPERT]
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12 Pros & Cons Of Prenups

Couples considering marriage want to know whether it's a good idea to sign such a contract before tying the knot. So, we delved a little deeper to find out the pros and cons of prenups, according to experts. And here they are.