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5 Things Your Divorced Friends Want You to Know

Latest, Lifestyle By January 18, 2020 Tags: , , , No Comments

With 50% of first-time marriages ending in divorce, it would be almost impossible for you to not know someone who has or is going through a divorce. And considering that 70% of divorces are initiated by women, there’s a good chance that one or more of your current girlfriends are in that situation. So how can you, as their still…

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Divorce Isn’t Failing and It’s Not the End of the World

Latest, Lifestyle By May 28, 2017 Tags: , , , 2 Comments

On Marriage and Divorce – The Curse of the “When are you gonna’s” Society puts so much pressure on people to live a life that fits into what others consider the way it “should be”. While guys aren’t immune to it, it’s especially bad if you’re female. When you’re in high school the question is “When are you going to…

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Daughters = Divorce?

Lifestyle By March 22, 2012 Tags: , , , 5 Comments

I heard an interesting statistic this morning. Couples who have daughters have a higher percentage of divorce rates than those with sons. I have three daughters which, according to this statistic, makes me 10% more likely to get divorced. This is on top of the already high 50% divorce rate. Whilst I’m not looking to learn about a divorce lawyer……

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Friends Through Thick or Thin – Or Until Your Baggage Outweighs You

Lifestyle By February 23, 2012 Tags: , , , , , 12 Comments

We’ll always be best friends. You know too much about me. Ahhh… there is so much truth in that cute little statement. Your besties were there long before the man was and definitely before the kids were there interrupting your phone conversations. So of course they’re the ones you reach out to when you’ve got good news to share, bad news to…

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A Mother, Father and Child Reunion

Parenting By January 4, 2012 Tags: , , , , 2 Comments

I am a child of divorce. Of course since I was 4 when my parents divorced, I don’t remember much about their divorce or their marriage but I do remember bits and pieces of the aftermath. I remember the shuttling back and forth between homes – or rather states since my Dad lived in Texas the larger portion of the…

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