Monthly Archives: April 2008

Connected to your ex?

  90% have thought about having sex … …with their ex spouses during or after their divorces.   75% have discussed … …having sex with their ex spouses during or after their divorces.   30% have “experienced” … …sex with their ex spouses during or after their divorces.   “Are you ‘friends’ with your ex-wife?” […]

Ten do’s and don’ts of managing children after your divorce

One: Make sure you do not overcompensate for the situation your children are in. You probably will feel guilty about the break-up of the relationship even if you chose to break-up for the right reasons. You will feel sorry for your kids when they are upset and missing the other parent. You might want to […]

Storm Can’t Hurt the Sky–new book about Buddhism and divorce

A confirmed skeptic, writer Gabriel Cohen never thought he’d find himself embracing Buddhism. But when his marriage fell apart, he discovered that its insights were surprisingly relevant and useful; they offered him a positive path through anger, resentment, loss, and grief. Now, in the first book to focus on Buddhism and divorce, he provides a […]

Lessons learned from being dumped-part 2

Mistake #4 I stayed. Finished the drive. We arrived at her new place and I went right down the street to a bar on the corner. Drank two shots of Jameson, which seemed like the appropriate thing to do. I was in uncharted territory here. Maybe it should have been Jack Daniel’s. You know what, […]

Lessons learned from being dumped–part 1

Ever been dumped? Sure you have. But the important thing is whether you learned anything. Ben Karlin did, and he writes about it in “Things I’ve Learned from Women Who’ve Dumped Me.” An excerpt. Lesson #18: You Too Will Get Crushed We didn’t meet cute. She was taking baths on the downlow with a friend […]

In a divorce, who gets the 401k?

Take the Fisher Divorce Adjustment Scale at By Kimberly Grob Writer, mPower A divorce settlement can be excruciating. It is not always patient; it is not always kind. It can be rude. Self-seeking. Easily angered. And if you’ve developed a comfortable nest of 401k funds, you may find these benefits at the center of […]

Get back in the game! Dating after divorce

By Dr. Laura Berman Dating is often a risky and adrenaline-pumping adventure, but when you date after divorce, hearts aren’t the only commodities on the line. Between kids, potential step-relations, money issues and exes, dating after divorce can be a tricky and stressful undertaking. Rather than delve into this stress, many divorcees choose to isolate […]

Single Mamahood gives great advice

So What’s a Mom To Do? Kelly Williams’ Single Mamahood gives great advice and tips for being a single parent. She offers cases from her own life as well as the lives of friends and colleagues to illustrate her points. Among her tips are: Keep Your Anger Under Wraps   1) Don’t argue with the […]

What happens to children in fatherless homes?

By Matt O’Connell Children growing up in fatherless homes are: 5 times more likely to commit suicide. 32 times more likely to run away. 20 times more likely to have behavioral disorders. 14 times more likely to commit rape 9 times more likely to drop out of high school. 10 times more likely to abuse […]

Divorced mothers and their relationship with children-part two

Adjustment Many authors believe the deficits in mothers’ parenting after a divorce is due to their increased depression, anxiety, and stress. Peterson, Emery, and Hetherington in their studies found that many women were more depressed, anxious, angry, and self-doubting after the divorce. However, for many women, these emotional difficulties had improved considerably by the second […]