Dr. Terri Orbuch, a psychologist and professor at the University of Michigan's Institute for Social Research, followed 373 couples during their first year of marriage, 46 percent of whom later got divorced. As reported in "The Wall Street Journal," she found that most divorced people shared the same five regrets about their marriages.
Soon after separating from my ex-husband, a close friend of mine offered me a special birthday present: a day at one of the most exclusive local beauty salons. While there I met the sexiest guy on Earth. And then we went of on our first date. He began talking about his ex and I couldn't help but to take her side... about everything.
Being married may have enabled you to not focus on your looks, your mannerisms, and your lifestyle. Dating forces you to evaluate all of those qualities that may have been taken for granted or not explored. One of the most popular options for singles is online dating. It's a wonderful option in its ability to date on your own time, ask a lot of questions and get to know someone in the comfort of your own home.
Police have charged a Pennsylvania man with hiding a remote listening device under his estranged wife's bed that he said he used to avoid overhearing her sex life in the house they still shared.
As the years seem to fly past in record speed, I've begun to notice more and more the increase of holiday emphasis. Promoting Halloween begins late August/early September, and the minute our clocks stike midnight into November, the shelves have already been slated clean and now full of Thankskgiving and Christmas hoopla. Just when we think after the New Year has been rung in and we're finally free and clear from the bombardment of annoying toy and jewelry commercials, the world at large starts digging into one of the most gawdy ritual days of them all; Valen
According to a recent study, January is the most depressing month of the year. In fact, a study of 1,000 couples in Britain found that in January, couples fight for more than eight minutes a day and have 20 arguments during the month, compared to about 15 fights in the other months.
In all the years that we have been saying to clients, "Intentions equal results," this past couple weeks was the first time the concept of "setting intentions" really seemed to resonate with people. Instead of setting resolutions, sites like Facebook were ablaze with people setting their intentions for the year.
So many divorcees are angry about their situations, disappointed they haven't met someone, or resentful of their ex-husband's lives. Let it go. Don't start out on a brand new date simmering with pent-up rage. It's not fair to either of you. Relax and plan something that's going to be fun for the two of you to do.
I won't go into the dirty details, but trust me when I say that my divorce was the saddest and most painful thing that's ever happened to me. What made it worse? The really dumb things that people would say when I told them my husband and I were no longer together.
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Tying the knot or getting divorced could make your waistline grow. A recent study found that women have a tendency to gain a few pounds after getting married, while men are likely to do the same after divorce.
Typically, post break-up, former lovebirds want to get as far away from the other as possible, at least until they can see each other without bursting into tears or wanting to light the other person on fire. But in Fran Drescher's new TV LAND sitcom, Happily Divorced, the protagonist's (also named Fran) husband never moves out. Then again, the marriage dissolves not out of a lack of love or an affair. Rather, it turns out Fran's husband Peter plays for the other team. As he states in the pilot episode, which dives right into the moment where Peter comes out to his wife of 18 years. He gently tells her that he still loves her and that "There's no other woman in my life but you."