Divorce

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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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. 

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.

Co-Parenting? Here Are 4 Reasons to Appreciate That Time Without Your Kids

Not having your kids with you because of a co-parenting schedule can be difficult, especially during the pandemic. I've been doing it for three years and here's my advice on how to stay happy and sane.

How to Co-Parent in Harmony During COVID-19, From an Ex-Couple Who Had a ‘Happy Divorce’

The coronavirus pandemic is bringing some new rules to co-parenting. As co-parents to a 16-year-old, here are our tips for navigating this new normal.

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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.

How to Be a Great Co-Parent If You Don't Get Along With Your Ex

Even if you're not best friends with your ex, it's OK. It may not be realistic for some people. But you can still be a great parent anyway.

5 Things Co-Parenting Families Can Do to Make Back-to-School Season Easier

It's important for co-parenting families to streamline communication and establish the kids' schedule ahead of a busy school year. Family law experts share practical tips to help parents start the school year on the same page.