Are you struggling to move on from a difficult divorce? YourTango Expert Jerald Young can help.
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.
Looking for love after divorce can be daunting. Our experts can help!
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.
Are you less desirable to men because you already have one marriage under your belt? Find out!
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."
As if getting divorced isn't difficult enough, add kids into the mix and you've got a whole extra layer of complications. What should you say to them? What should you avoid saying? How can you help them through it?
Celebrities prefer collaborative divorce to litigation. Which would you choose?
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.
Six tips to help you decide whether to leave an unfaithful spouse.
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.