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Are You on the Brink of an Empty Nest Divorce?

Empty nest divorceYour last child has left the nest. After years of raising a family with your spouse, you find yourself ready to restart your life – on your own. The Empty Nest Divorce, also known as the Gray Divorce, is affecting a large portion of the population. In the past 25 years, divorce among adults age 50 and over has roughly doubled. If you find yourself on the brink of divorce after decades together, you may think the courtroom or mediation room battles will be easier if child support isn’t an issue. Don’t be mistaken – the Empty Nest Divorce comes with its own unique challenges. (more…)

Divorcing in Michigan? You Can Relate to High-Profile Divorces

high-profile-divorcesEach newsmaker whose divorce story makes the headlines inevitably causes many husbands and wives to rethink their own unions. Whether you can relate to high-profile weddings, splits, and incomes or not, the reality is that challenges in a marriage are not unique to one couple. Some people are just unable to keep their personal life, well, personal. Why not learn a divorce lesson or two from the trials of celebrities, whether you’re at the start of a divorce, completing your divorce, or well into a new relationship? (more…)

5 Ways to Cope with Divorce Stress

divorce stressEven though you may very much want your Michigan divorce, the experience of separating your life from another person’s is stressful. It’s important to adopt coping techniques to help yourself through the journey so that the divorce stress doesn’t affect your health, the well-being of your children, or your professional life. (more…)

Lessons to Learn from the “Scary Mommy” Divorce

scary mommy divorceThe original Scary Mommy, Jill Smokler, began a blog to keep a record of her days as a harried mom of three kids. Her community of fans morphed into a huge online destination for parents to dish the dirty details about their own kids and relationships without fear of judgment or repercussions. The difference between Scary Mommy and other mom bloggers? Bluntness. Telling it like it is. Recent news, however, might have people wondering if Smokler has been completely transparent after all. She recently revealed that she and her husband of 17 years are divorcing. Because he is gay. And she has known this fact for over a decade but hasn’t told anyone until now. (more…)

Is Secret Spending and Financial Infidelity Ruining Your Marriage?

financial infidelityIs there much difference between comments like, “Oh, I didn’t spend that much on your gifts,” and “My trip to the salon only cost $100” (when it was really $300)? While the intent behind spending a little extra on gifts to make your partner happy and lying by omission about a purchase to avoid a money fight are different, the half-truths still result in the same thing: Not being honest about expenses. And secret spending, in any, way, shape, or form, could tank your marriage and lead to divorce. (more…)

7 Things You Should NOT Feel Guilty About in Your Michigan Divorce

guilt michigan divorceAlong with heartache, stress, sleepless nights, tears, loneliness, anger, relief, joy, and a slew of other emotions, a Michigan divorce is also accompanied by guilt. And guilt will be the reigning feeling for years to come, especially if you have children. Allow us to assuage your regrets about your imploding marriage, first by saying that divorce happens, and sometimes it’s for the best. Second, there are plenty of things to feel guilty about during a divorce, but there are also plenty of things to not feel guilty about. (more…)

Divorce Avoidance: Can Your Marriage Beat the Seven-Year Itch?

seven-year itchMarriage isn’t easy. But, done well and with good intentions, your union can be incredibly rewarding and beautiful. Unfortunately, for many couples, the seven-year mark can be especially challenging. Whether open communication has fallen by the wayside, kids have taken over your attention and energy, or money issues have caused serious stress, any number of issues can lead to a divorce, if you allow it to happen. (more…)

Why a Joint Custody Arrangement May Not Be Enough for Your Kids

Joint custody michiganHere’s the reality: You may not like your ex all that much anymore but, presumably, your child still loves him or her. While your 50/50 custody arrangement – or otherwise – may be amenable to your work schedule, social calendar, and preferences, have you stopped to consider how your days on and off the clock as a parent impact the lives of your children? Joint custody arrangements do work out well for many families but, for some kids, limited time with the non-custodial parent just isn’t enough. (more…)

Divorced? 6 Ways Your Ex-Spouse Can Annoy You During the Holidays

divorced and annoyed during holidaysYour marriage is over. The divorce is final (or almost final). You’ve worked out a parenting plan. But you just can’t seem to shake the bugger from your life once and for all. Even if he or she is the one who initiated the divorce and moved out, old habits die hard. Don’t be surprised if your ex comes calling or finds new ways to annoy you during the holiday season. (more…)

‘Tis the Season for Wife Abandonment?

wife abandonmentWhile many unhappy couples decide to stick it out for one last holiday with their family before splitting in January – also known as “divorce month” – in some relationships, the opposite occurs. A new survey found that nearly half of the men who abandon their wives do so over the holidays. (more…)

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