If you've decided that it's time to part ways with your spouse, there are many things to consider: Your kids, your finances, the division of material possessions, and more. We've tapped the pros for helpful advice to cope with separation or divorce.

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I'm a Mom and a Divorce Lawyer: Here's What I Wish All Parents Knew

Going through a divorce is seldom easy. But it can become even more difficult when one partner is in the dark about important information. As a divorce lawyer, here are six things I wish all my clients knew right off the bat.

5 Things Parents Should Do After Separating From a Partner

Transitioning from married to single life can be hard and so is knowing what to do next. Here are ways parents can work through the fear of going through the divorce process.

My Marriage Ended During the Pandemic. Mom Friends and Self-Care Are Giving Me Strength

My husband of 12 years asked for a divorce during the pandemic. On top of everything I was already dealing with, I now needed to make sure my kids were OK with new life changes. But I found strength through my mom friends and finally focusing on self-care. 

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What Do I Do if My Ex is Willing to Co-Parent Well But His Partner Won't Cooperate?

Investing in cooperative co-parenting is worth the time and effort for the benefit of the child, but can be a huge challenge. Parents.com's Ask Your Mom advice columnist, Emily Edlynn, Ph.D., explains how to keep building the relationship even when things get difficult.

3 Ways Parents Today Are Divorcing Better Than They Used To

Even if you’re no longer a couple, you’ll be forever linked as parents. Discover how today’s moms and dads are finding new ways to focus on what’s most helpful for their kids.

My Painful Divorce Only Made Me Want to Get Remarried Even More

After my troubling divorce, I had to adjust to life as a single mother to a 2-year-old daughter. It wasn't easy. But in the back of my mind, I knew I wanted to find love again and, once I did, I took the leap into a second marriage. After someone questioned why I would do it again, I felt stronger in my resolve.