Divorce and Sobriety

Staying Sober During and After Divorce My friend Kate, who is also a colleague, submitted an article today about “getting bindsided with a divorce demand.” We thought it was the funniest thing she has ever written and can’t stop cackling at Divorce Saloon. But it inspired a post from me about Divorce & Sobriety. Because … Continue reading “Divorce and Sobriety”

On Being called a “fat piece of garbage” by your husband, by Kate Nguyen

I just read this article and it inspired this post. As a woman who struggles with her weight, I find it almost unforgivable to have a boyfriend, lover or husband who calls me a “fat piece of garbage.” This is beyond mean. The poor girl in the article I just read made the best of … Continue reading “On Being called a “fat piece of garbage” by your husband, by Kate Nguyen”

10 Tips for Repairing and Increasing Your Credit Score After Divorce

Filed in: Money and financial tips for divorced people By: Phoebe Montague Title: How to Improve Your Credit Score and Repair Your Bad Credit After Divorce I am probably the last person who should be dispensing financial advice for people in a divorce situation. But I do know the mess you can find yourself in … Continue reading “10 Tips for Repairing and Increasing Your Credit Score After Divorce”

Divorce Real Estate: Mel B/Stephen Belafonte Slash Selling Price of Marital Home by Millions. Could This Move Work For You?

Divorce Real Estate, Mel B/Stephen Belafonte: Lessons for divorcing couples Divorce Real Estate, Mel B/Stephen Belafonte: Sometimes, when you are divorcing,  in order to close a real estate deal  (because you have to cash out quickly) one has to sell the real estate that is available whether it is the marital home, vacation residence of any … Continue reading “Divorce Real Estate: Mel B/Stephen Belafonte Slash Selling Price of Marital Home by Millions. Could This Move Work For You?”

Does the Family Court System & Divorce Leave Men Susceptible to Suicide?

Filed in Divorce & Health From time to time, you hear about this story of someone who commits suicide during or not too long after a divorce. Something about this process seems to rearrange the mental health of some people and they just snap. Usually it is the husband in the relationship who takes this … Continue reading “Does the Family Court System & Divorce Leave Men Susceptible to Suicide?”

Money: Why Do People Fight So Much Over MONEY When They Divorce?

Fighting over money: Divorcing couples are notorious for fighting over money. Why do they do that? They say money talks. I say, money never talks as loudly as when two people decide to end their marriage. Boy. Talk about a guerre mondiale! I was just reading Lady Chatterley’s Lover by D.H. Lawrence, actually he said … Continue reading “Money: Why Do People Fight So Much Over MONEY When They Divorce?”

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”

Divorce House Buyout: How to Negotiate Ownership of the Marital Residence

Divorce often means a change in the status of the marital residence in one way or another. Either you are going to have one spouse remain in the house till the children reach the age of majority; or you are going to sell the house outright to a third party; or you are going to have … Continue reading “Divorce House Buyout: How to Negotiate Ownership of the Marital Residence”

Worried Your Spouse is Snooping on Your Phone or Computer and want to snoop-proof your stuff?

How to Snoop-Proof Your Phone and Tablet From Your Spouse Are you in a situation where you think you are being spied on by your spouse? Do you catch him or her trying to snoop around your stuff to see who you have been texting or calling or what you are searching on the Internet? … Continue reading “Worried Your Spouse is Snooping on Your Phone or Computer and want to snoop-proof your stuff?”

Divorce & Real Estate: 10 Frequently Asked Questions (with Answers!)

Real Estate Advice for Divorcing Couples: Can I get exclusive occupancy while the divorce is pending? It depends on whether the judge has a reasonable basis such as domestic violence or something like that. Normally, a judge can’t just put a person out of their home. If living together during the pendency of the divorce … Continue reading “Divorce & Real Estate: 10 Frequently Asked Questions (with Answers!)”

Divorce & Technology: How Technology Affects Marriage and Divorce in America

Technology and marriage A 2010 article in the UK Guardian called technology the “marriage killer.” Do you agree? Is technology causing problems in your marriage? Are you getting divorced because of technological gadgets such as smartphones and computer games as well as platforms powered by technology such as social media (Facebook, Instagram & Twitter?) Welcome to the club. … Continue reading “Divorce & Technology: How Technology Affects Marriage and Divorce in America”

Divorce & Student Loans: What You Need to Know

Let’s say there is a law or medical degree that comes from it and you are benefiting from that degree during the marriage, then arguably you should help pay for the debt – especially if when you divorce you expect spousal support that comes from that degree (and debt!)

Let’s say there is a law or medical degree that comes from it and you are benefiting from that degree during the marriage, then arguably you should help pay for the debt – especially if when you divorce you expect spousal support that comes from that degree (and debt!)