Q&A: What if Anything Can I Do When My Spouse’s Lawyer Brings in Fraudulent “Experts” To Prove Me “Unfit”?

Hme…this is a tough question. Divorce in Connecticut has a booklist of interesting books for “protective moms” going through divorce in the American court system and one of the books is called “Whores of the Court; The Fraud of Psychiatric Testimony and the Rape of American Justice,” by Margaret A. Hagen, PhD. The book was written … Continue reading “Q&A: What if Anything Can I Do When My Spouse’s Lawyer Brings in Fraudulent “Experts” To Prove Me “Unfit”?”

Q&A: How to Get an Exclusion Order and Lock Your Spouse Out of the House

An exclusion order is a type of order of protection. You can only get an exclusion order if you and the abuser are living under the same roof. There are other types of orders of protection that you can get based on “intimate” nature of the relationship you share with the abuser. This is in … Continue reading “Q&A: How to Get an Exclusion Order and Lock Your Spouse Out of the House”

Q&A: Will Court Modify Child Support Order if I Find a Job and Need Help Paying the Babysitter?

This is a good question! Normally, I would say that getting your child support order modified would require you to show changed circumstances of some sort before the court would change the order. Heading back to work after a divorce – especially if you have been a stay at home custodial parent – is definitely a … Continue reading “Q&A: Will Court Modify Child Support Order if I Find a Job and Need Help Paying the Babysitter?”

Cheer up Your Divorcing Friend: Zagat Rated NYC Chef Offers Dinner For 2 @ Just $55

By Grace Ann Diaz for Divorce Saloon International: This is a Travel Zoo deal that just crossed my inbox and I thought it would be perfect for cheering up your friend who is getting divorced this weekend or next. It is this Greek chef at this restaurant called Kefi on Columbus Circle in Manhattan. Sounds like a very … Continue reading “Cheer up Your Divorcing Friend: Zagat Rated NYC Chef Offers Dinner For 2 @ Just $55”

A Divorce Cottage for Lease – in Venice – on Airbnb?

By Grace Ann Diaz for Divorce Saloon International: Homelessness during or after a divorce can be a little bit distressing. Often times, a displaced spouse is at a loss for living arrangements in the first few months or even up to a year of being divorced. Many find themselves living out of suitcases in hotels, … Continue reading “A Divorce Cottage for Lease – in Venice – on Airbnb?”

A “Heartbreak” Hotel Has Opened in England: Welcome to Ashdown Park Hotel in East Sussex, UK

By Grace Ann Diaz for Divorce Saloon International: I discovered this story on Divorce Saloon’s Twitter feed. The story was a retweet of a tweet by @SDdivorce which linked to an article in the Daily Mail, “Reeling from a painful split? Britain’s first break-up retreat shows you how to get over him – for good: Welcome to Heartbreak Hotel” by … Continue reading “A “Heartbreak” Hotel Has Opened in England: Welcome to Ashdown Park Hotel in East Sussex, UK”

Divorce & Eating Disorders: Women in Their 40s are More Likely to Suffer Than Younger Counterparts

For some reason, women who divorce between the ages of 40-49 have a greater tendency to develop eating disorders like Anorexia, Bulimia and Binge-eating than women in other age groups. The figures for women afflicted with these conditions in middle age are pretty high and this surprised researchers who now believe that people have both … Continue reading “Divorce & Eating Disorders: Women in Their 40s are More Likely to Suffer Than Younger Counterparts”

22 Cleaning Products to Get that Old Marital Residence You Won in Negotiations Brand Spanking Clean After Your Divorce

22 Cleaning Products to Get that Old Marital Residence You Won in Negotiations Brand Spanking Clean After Your Divorce This one comes from the website Workingmother.com. We thought it was interesting because you quite literally may get divorced around Springtime and you may want to do a thorough spring cleaning, not because your ex was … Continue reading “22 Cleaning Products to Get that Old Marital Residence You Won in Negotiations Brand Spanking Clean After Your Divorce”

The Weekend Dad & the Unavoidable Anguish That Comes From Divorce

Part time fathering is not ideal for every divorced dad. But it often cannot be avoided. Even in best case scenarios, where both parents have a joint custody arrangement where they co-parent almost as well as Kourtney Kardashian and Scott Disick, still, many dads end up with the short end of the stick. And they … Continue reading “The Weekend Dad & the Unavoidable Anguish That Comes From Divorce”

Grey Divorce: Divorce Rates Double for Americans 50+ According to Pew Research

Gray divorces have doubled since the 1990s! In March 2017, the Pew Research Center came out with its newest findings about divorce for older Americans – the so called “gray divorce” set. The conclusion is that the divorce rate for Americans 50+ have more than doubled since 1990. Why is this? Is it sex? Is it … Continue reading “Grey Divorce: Divorce Rates Double for Americans 50+ According to Pew Research”

PARENTING AFTER DIVORCE: “Perfect Parent” Pressures & Confidence Issues Can be a Challenge

Pressures to be the perfect parent after divorce can destroy your confidence and lead to mental issues The other day, I read that Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge, had made a comment about parenting that intrigued me. Apparently she said something to the effect that while parenting is rewarding, it can be overwhelming, exhausting … Continue reading “PARENTING AFTER DIVORCE: “Perfect Parent” Pressures & Confidence Issues Can be a Challenge”

Swedish Hotel Offers Couples a Refund if They Divorce Within a Year of Staying at the Hotel

by Grace Ann Diaz Photo     This story just came across my desk from the BBC: A Swedish hotel chain, COUNTRYSIDE HOTELS, is making an astonishing offer to its married guests. If they both stayed at the hotel together in the same room and later – within one year of their stay – get divorced, … Continue reading “Swedish Hotel Offers Couples a Refund if They Divorce Within a Year of Staying at the Hotel”

Are You Married to or Getting Divorced From a Thief?

Oh boy. This must be hard. Although, my grandmother always said that it is easier to manage a thief than it is to manage a liar. Still, the idea of marrying or being married to someone who thinks nothing of shop lifting things or outright commit grand larceny has got to be thrilling in all … Continue reading “Are You Married to or Getting Divorced From a Thief?”

Divorce Diary of Jennifer Garner

Dear Diary I am a smoldering hot Hollywood actress with 3 young kids. Ok? And everybody knows it. So, if you have any questions about why I chose to forgive my husband and take him back into my home and bed, I just told you why. Because I am smoldering and I have 3 kids. … Continue reading “Divorce Diary of Jennifer Garner”

5 Ways to Help Your Children Cope With Your Divorce

Five Ways the Help Kids Cope After Divorce: Children often struggle with divorce and transitioning to the new family life that comes with this situation they didn’t sign up for. How can parents help children to deal with some of these emotional challenges and redirect their thinking to positive things? Below are five ideas: Encourage … Continue reading “5 Ways to Help Your Children Cope With Your Divorce”

French Polynesia: The Ideal Place for Divorce Busting Make Up Sex, a Little Snorkeling, and a Lot of Rest

How to Save Your Marriage     To save your marriage, I say just take your spouse on a surprise trip to French Polynesia! What a sea of sexy destinations to renew your wedding vows! From Bora Bora to Tahiti to Moorea, Motu Tu Vahine, Raiatea and Taha’a (and at least 100 others in the archipelago in … Continue reading “French Polynesia: The Ideal Place for Divorce Busting Make Up Sex, a Little Snorkeling, and a Lot of Rest”